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Jewish and Christian Doctrines : The Classics Compared - Bruce Chilton

Jewish and Christian Doctrines

The Classics Compared

Paperback Published: 23rd September 1999
ISBN: 9780415173292
Number Of Pages: 256

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"Jewish and Christian Doctrines: The Classics Compared" presents a concise and lucid introduction to the foundations of Judaism and Christianity. The authors explore key documents of Judaism and Christianity to elucidate and illuminate the doctrinal issues, which the documents raise, and to examine the similarities and differences between the two faiths.

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"There are quite lucid introductions by Neusner to Jewish texts that few Christians have read or have even heard of." -Arland D. Jacobsen, "The Catholic Biblical Quarterly "This volume will be of interest to all students of Christianity and Judaism, but it will be particularly helpful to those who are involved in Jewish-Christian dialogue." -Fred W. Burnett, "Religious Studies Review "The reader learns not only what the two traditions think, but how....those who...[read] this academic volume will be well rewarded." -Rabbi Louis A. Rieser, Etz Hayim Synagogue, "Church and Synagogue Libraries, March/April 2002

Prefacep. vii
Introductionp. 1
The Messiah in the Mishnah, in the Gospels, and in Actsp. 9
What the Messiah stands for in the Mishnahp. 11
The documentp. 11
The doctrine as set forth by the documentp. 22
The Messiah in the Gospels and in Actsp. 35
The documentary presentationp. 35
The argument within the sourcesp. 53
Who is the true Israel in Genesis Rabbah and in Paul?p. 57
Israel as the holy family In Genesis Rabbahp. 59
The documentp. 59
The doctrine as set forth by the documentp. 62
Body of Christ: Christianity's Israel in 1 Corinthians and Romansp. 80
Introductionp. 80
The two letters to Corinth and the letter to the Romansp. 82
The doctrine as set forth by the documentp. 86
The meaning of history in Leviticus Rabbah and in Hebrewsp. 101
The rule of pagan empires and the kingdom of God in Leviticus Rabbahp. 103
The documentp. 103
The doctrine as set forth by the documentp. 112
Christianity's history and the Epistle to the Hebrewsp. 124
Introductionp. 124
The documentp. 127
The doctrine as set forth by the documentp. 132
Death and resurrection in the Talmud and in Origenp. 143
The death of death in the Talmud of Babyloniap. 145
The documentp. 145
The doctrine as set forth by the documentp. 151
Transformed life: Christianity's (and Origen's) resurrectionp. 165
Introduction: Jesus and Paulp. 165
Origenp. 178
The refinement of spiritual resurrection in the argument between Origen and Augustinep. 179
Love of God in Song of Songs Rabbah and in Christian eschatologyp. 187
Israel and God as teen-age lovers in Song of Songs Rabbahp. 189
The documentp. 189
The doctrine as set forth by the documentp. 194
The love of God in a fallen world: eschatologyp. 211
Introductionp. 211
Eschatology as textp. 215
The doctrine as set forth by Christian eschatologiesp. 220
Notesp. 229
Indexp. 237
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ISBN: 9780415173292
ISBN-10: 0415173299
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 23rd September 1999
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.43 x 12.65  x 1.68
Weight (kg): 0.32
Edition Number: 1

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