Jesus, Judaism, and Christian Anti-Judaism: Reading the New Testament After the Holocaust

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Paula Fredriksen, Adele Reinhartz
Westminster John Knox Press, 2002 - Religion - 129 pages
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Current scholarship in the study of ancient Christianity is now available to nonspecialists through this collection of essays on anti-Judaism in the New Testament and in New Testament interpretation. While academic writing can be obscure and popular writing can be uncritical, this group of experts has striven to write as simply and clearly as possible on topics that have been hotly contested. The essays are arranged around the historical figures and canonical texts that matter most to Christian communities and whose interpretation has fed the negative characterizations of Jews and Judaism. A select annotated bibliography also gives suggestions for further reading. This book should be an excellent resource for academic courses as well as adult study groups.

  

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Contents

Paul the Apostle of Judaism
56
Good News or Bad?
77
How the Jews Became Part of the Plot
99
Select Bibliography and Suggestions for Further Reading
117
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Paula Fredriksen is the author of "Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews," which won the National Jewish Book Award. She is also the author of "Augustine and the Jews" and "From Jesus to Christ." The Aurelio Professor Emerita at Boston University, she now teaches as Distinguished Visiting Professor of Comparative Religion at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

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