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Author Chilton, Bruce.

Title Types of authority in formative Christianity and Judaism / Bruce Chilton and Jacob Neusner
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1999
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 191 pages)
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; Preface; Introduction; Institutional authority; Recovering Eden: the theoretical politics of Rabbinic Judaism; Apostles and bishops: a polarity of power in earliest Christianity; Charismatic authority; What ended with prophecy, and what happened then in Rabbinic Judaism; Charismata of guidance in primitive and early Christianity; Scriptural authority; The commanding voice of Scripture in Rabbinic Judaism; The conciliar voice of Scripture in Christianity; Notes; Index
Summary In this erudite book, Bruce Chilton and Jacob Neusner provide a study of the comparisons and contrasts between formative Christianity and Judaism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 178-189) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Authority -- Religious aspects -- Comparative studies.
Authority -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History of doctrines -- Early church, ca. 30-600.
Authority -- Religious aspects -- Judaism -- History
Judaism -- Doctrines -- History.
Form Electronic book
Author Neusner, Jacob, 1932-2016.
LC no. 98008112
ISBN 0203072014
0415173256 (hardcover)
0415173264 (paperback)
1134689683 (electronic bk.)
9780415173254 (hardcover)
9780415173261 (paperback)
9781134689682 (electronic bk.)