Jews, Christians and Jewish Christians in Antiquity by James Carleton Paget

By James Carleton Paget

The e-book, which is composed of a few formerly released and unpublished essays, examines various concerns correct to the learn of old Judaism and Christianity and their interplay, together with polemic, proselytism, biblical interpretation, messianism, the phenomenon in most cases defined as Jewish Christianity, and the destiny of the Jewish neighborhood after the Bar Kokhba rebel, a interval of substantial significance for the emergence not just of Judaism but additionally of Christianity. the amount, as a rule for a set of essays, doesn't lay out a selected thesis. If whatever binds the gathering jointly, it's the author's try and set out the most important fault strains in present debate approximately those disputed topics, and within the approach to bare their complicated and entangled character.

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