The Jews in the Time of Jesus: An Introduction

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Paulist Press, 1996 - Religion - 215 pages
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"The teachings of Jesus, his life story, his relationships, the things that were said of him by early Christians - all are best understood against the backdrop of Jesus' own time and place. Understanding Jewish life in the first century will help us better understand Jesus' mission and how it relates to our own religious concerns today." "The Jews in the Time of Jesus is ideal for classroom use and for anyone who is interested in understanding the Jewish roots of Christianity."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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The Jews in the Time of Jesus: An Introduction is a great book that reads as a survey of early Christianity and Second Temple Judaism written by Rabbi Stephen M. Wylen. The teachings of Jesus, his ... Read full review

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Stephen M. Wylen is rabbi at Temple Beth Tikvah, Wayne, New Jersey.

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