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Paul the Convert: The Apostolate and Apostasy of Saul the Pharisee

Alan F. Segal - Apostasy - 1990 - 368 pages
In this revisionist work, Segal maintains that Paul's life can be better understood by taking his Jewishness seriously, and that Jewish history can be greatly illuminated by ...
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The Story Behind the Story: The Use of the Old Testament in Matthew's Birth ...

2008 - 165 pages
The purpose of this dissertation is to assess the use of the OT in Matthew's birth narrative. The thesis is that Matthew quoted from the OT in his birth narrative in order to ...
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Yet I Loved Jacob: Reclaiming the Biblical Concept of Election

Joel S. Kaminsky - Religion - 2007 - 206 pages
God's favor towards some serves God's plan for the larger world. The fact that the Jewish people are especially chosen by God is an idea affirmed by both early Christians and ...
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Ancient Judaism and Christian Origins: Diversity, Continuity, and Transformation

George W. E. Nickelsburg - Religion - 2003 - 264 pages
In the nineteenth and first half of the twentieth century, Christian scholars portrayed Judaism as the dark religious backdrop to the liberating events of Jesus' life and the ...
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Christianity In Jewish Terms

Tikva Simone Frymer-Kensky, David Novak, Peter Ochs - Religion - 2008 - 465 pages
Over the past few decades, there has been a dramatic and unprecedented shift in Jewish-Christian relations, including signs of a new, improved Christian attitude towards Jews ...
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The Bible: A History: The making and impact of the Bible

Stephen M. Miller - Religion - 2015 - 464 pages
The Bible has had a profound influence on the diverse cultures of Europe and the British Isles, the Americas, Australia and Africa, and has even left an imprint on Asia. It is ...
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