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Author Schäfer, Peter, 1943-

Title Jesus in the Talmud / Peter Schäfer
Published Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2007


Description 1 online resource (xv, 210 pages)
Contents Jesus' family -- The son/disciple who turned out badly -- The frivolous disciple -- The Torah teacher -- Healing in the name of Jesus -- Jesus' execution -- Jesus' disciples -- Jesus' punishment in hell -- Jesus in the Talmud
Summary Scattered throughout the Talmud, the founding document of rabbinic Judaism in late antiquity, can be found quite a few references to Jesus--and they're not flattering. In this lucid, richly detailed, and accessible book, Peter Schäfer examines how the rabbis of the Talmud read, understood, and used the New Testament Jesus narrative to assert, ultimately, Judaism's superiority over Christianity. The Talmudic stories make fun of Jesus' birth from a virgin, fervently contest his claim to be the Messiah and Son of God, and maintain that he was rightfully executed as a blasphemer and idolater. They
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-201) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Jesus Christ -- Jewish interpretations.
Jesus Christ -- Jewish interpretations
Jesus Christ
Jesus Christus.
Jesus -- Jewish interpretations.
Jésus-Christ -- Interprétations juives.
Jesus Christus.
SUBJECT Talmud -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. New Testament -- Controversial literature -- History and criticism
Bible. New Testament fast
Talmud fast
Talmud gnd
New Testament -- Controversial literature -- History and criticism. nli
Talmud -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. nli
Talmud -- Critique, interprétation, etc. ram
Bible. New Testament -- Ouvrages de controverse. ram
Subject Rabbinical literature -- History and criticism
RELIGION -- Judaism -- Talmud.
Controversial literature
Jewish interpretations of Jesus Christ
Rabbinical literature
Rabbinical literature -- History and criticism.
Littérature rabbinique -- Histoire et critique.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781400827619