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Author Siegal, Michal Bar-Asher, 1979- author.

Title Jewish-Christian dialogues on scripture in late antiquity : heretic narratives of the Babylonian Talmud / Michal Bar-Asher Siegal, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Published Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2019


Description 1 online resource (ix, 228 pages)
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title page; Copyright information; Table of contents; Acknowledgments; 1 Minim Stories in the Talmud: Introductory Discussion; Heretic Narratives of the Babylonian Talmud; Minut As Heresy; Minim and Christian Heresy; Minim as Heretics in the Babylonian Talmud; Heresy vs. "Heresiological Representations"; Who are the Minim?; Minim in the Babylonian Talmud; A Rabbinic Literary Response to Contemporaneous Christian Views; The Talmudic Minim as the Final Stage in the Altering Use of the Term; Methodology; Septuagint Version of the Verses
Transmission of Christian Traditions into the Rabbinic Talmud Orality and Secondary Orality; Constructing History from Texts; 2 "A Fool You Call Me?": On Insult and Folly in Late Antiquity; "Fool" in the New Testament; Insults in the Ancient World; "Fool" and doreshe .alaqot; Doreshe ḥalaqot and req; "It is Not an Empty Matter from you" in Rabbinic Literature; "Our Full Torah"; Matthew 5:22 and the Misinterpretation of the Law; "Fool" in Rabbinic Literature; Early Church Writers; Conclusions
3 "He Who Forms the Mountains and Creates the Wind": Amos 4:13 and the Jewish-Christian Argument in B. Ḥullin 87AB. Sanhedrin 39a; Amos 4:13; Amos 4:13 in Christian Writings; The Christian Background for the Passage in b. Ḥullin; Cyril of Alexandria, Basil of Caesarea and Ambrose of Milan; Ḥullin 87a and the Christian Argument from Amos 4:13; Psalms 69:22; Good Tidings; Three Days; Standing at the Gate; Falling off a Roof; Do Not Gloat When Your Enemy Falls; Fool; Cup of Blessing; Let Their Table be a Trap for Them; Does the Second Min Subscribe to a Specific Theological View?; Conclusions
4 "Rejoice, O Barren One Who Bore No Child": Isaiah 54:1 and the Jewish-Christian Argument in B. Berakhot 10AIsaiah 54:1: A Survey of Ancient Interpretation; Biblical Targums; Philo of Alexandria; ... in Late Hebrew; Galatians 4:21-31; Non-Sexual Conception; The Late Hebrew Understanding of the Verse Assumed by Paul's Reading; 2 Clement 2.1-3; Pesiqta deRav Kahana (PDK) 20:5; Back to the Talmudic Dialogue; Concluding Remarks; 5 "The Best of Them is Like a Brier": Micah 7:4 and the Jewish-Christian Argument in B. 'Eruvin 101A; Micah 7:4; Micah in Christian Writings
Moth in Early Christian Writings Moths and Thieves; "Heavenly Treasures" in Second Temple Literature; The Image of the Moth in Matthew 6 and Luke 12; The Moth and b. 'Eruvin; Conclusion; 6 "He has Drawn off from Them": Hosea 5:6 and the Jewish-Christian Argument in B. Yevamot 102B; B. Yevamot 102b; Conclusion; 7 Reflections; Bibliography; Index of Primary Sources; Subject Index
Summary Marshalling previously untapped Christian materials, Bar-Asher Siegal offers radically new insights into Talmudic stories about Scriptural debates with Christian heretics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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SUBJECT Apophthegmata Patrum.
Apophthegmata Patrum fast
Talmud fast
Subject Monasticism and religious orders -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600.
Judaism -- Relations -- Christianity.
Christianity and other religions -- Judaism.
RELIGION -- Christian Life -- Social Issues.
RELIGION -- Christianity -- General.
Interfaith relations
Monasticism and religious orders -- Early church
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1108173756