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Author Gager, John G., author

Title The origins of anti-semitism : attitudes toward Judaism in pagan and Christian antiquity / John G. Gager
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1983
New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1985


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Description viii, 312 pages ; 21 cm
Contents Anti-Semitism and anti-Judaism : the modern debate. From Jules Isaac to Rosemary Ruether ; Consensus and crisis in the response to Ruether -- Judaism and Judaizing among Gentiles : attractions and reactions. The Greek and Roman encounter with Judaism : philosophy and politics ; The later Roman encounter with Judaism : philosophy and politics ; The later Roman encounter with Judaism : the politics of sympathy and conversion ; Against the stream : sympathy for Judaism in imperial Rome ; Roman policy toward Judaism and the rise of Christianity ; The dialogue of paganism with Judaism in late antiquity : philosophers and magicians -- Christianity, Israel, and the Torah. Judaizing and anti-Judaism in the Christian tradition ; Controversies and debates between Jews and Christians ; Anti-Judaism in the theological response to Marcion and the Christian Gnostics ; Paul's friends and enemies -- The case of Paul. On reinventing Paul ; Has Christ abrogated the Torah? Has God rejected his people? -- What circumstances gave rise to Paul's extended discussion of Israel, the Torah, and the Gentiles? -- What was the heart of Paul's argument with the Jews, his kinsmen by race?
Analysis 11030 Jews 21030 racial discrimination B.C.300-A.D.400 by 30010 society
Antisemitism History
Jews History 70-638
Jews History To 70 A.D
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Paul, the Apostle, Saint.
Antisemitism -- History.
Christianity and antisemitism.
Christianity and other religions -- Judaism.
Jews -- History -- 70-638.
Jews -- History -- To 70 A.D.
Judaism -- Relations -- Christianity.
Philosemitism -- Rome.
Jews and Judaism
LC no. 82024523
ISBN 0195033167