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Judaism in the New Testament
Judaism in the New Testament explains how the books of the early church emerged from communities which defined themselves in Judaic terms even as they professed faith in Christ. The earliest Christians set forth the Torah as they understood it - they did not think of their religion as Christianity, but as Judaism. For the first time, in Judaism in the New Testament, two di ...more
Published November 20th 1995 by Routledge
(first published October 19th 1995)
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Jul 06, 2011 [Name Redacted] rated it 3 of 5 stars
Final Impression: The bloom has definitely fallen from the Chilton/Neusner rose. Once you pass the 100 page mark, the authors engage in endless amounts of personal exegesis, both "scriptural" and historical, and while their forays into anti-New Testamentism are only occasional, they waste roughly 90 pages "knowing" where they cannot "show" -- a gaffe for which i cannot forgive them, as they spent so many pages deriding E.P. Sanders for the very same thing! Neusner in particular clearly cannot re ...more