In the Shadow of the Temple: Jewish Influences on Early Christianity

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InterVarsity Press, 2002 - Religion - 455 pages
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Oskar Skarsaune offers us fascinating snapshots and analyses of the interactions, arguments and shaping influences of Judaism on the life, creed and practices of the church.

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Review: In the Shadow of the Temple: Jewish Influences on Early Christianity

User Review  - Phil - Goodreads

Highly readable, accessible, and interesting survey of Judaism during the period when Christianity was born. This book is indispensable to the serious New Testament interpreter. Read full review

Review: In the Shadow of the Temple: Jewish Influences on Early Christianity

User Review  - Paul - Goodreads

If the book wasn't so long, I would probably have given it 5 stars. It's a summary of events in the first 4 centuries, granted he obviously does cover it all since there is so much. He uses Christian ... Read full review

About the author (2002)

Skarsaune is professor of church history at Norwegian Lutheran School of Theology, Oslo, Norway.

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