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Author Chilton, Bruce.

Title The missing Jesus : rabbinic Judaism and the New Testament / by Bruce A. Chilton, Craig Evans & Jacob Neusner
Published Boston : Brill Academic Publishers, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 175 pages)
Contents Introduction: finding a context for Jesus / Craig Evans -- The misplaced Jesus : interpreting Jesus in a Judaic context / Craig Evans. Response: Mapping a place for Jesus / Bruce Chilton -- Contexts of comparison : reciprocally reading Gospels' and rabbis' parables / Jacob Neusner. Response: Neusner's "Contexts of comparison" / Gary Herion -- The Gospels and rabbinic Halakah / Herbert Basser. Response: Reconstructing the Halakah of Jesus : appropriating early and late sources / Craig Evans -- Getting it right : Jesus, James, and questions of sanctity / Bruce Chilton. Response: Dividing it right : who is a Jew and what is a Christian? / Scott Langston -- Conclusion: Jesus within Judaism / Bruce Chilton -- Some significant dates in the history of Judaism and Christianity
Summary How can Jesus said to be "missing"? References to Jesus are not missing, but rather a dimension of his identity. This text demonstrates that in order for us to understand Jesus and his influence, we need to see him within the context of the Judaism that was his own natural environment
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Jesus Christ -- Jewishness -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Evans, Craig A.
Neusner, Jacob, 1932-2016.
ISBN 0391041827 (paperback)
1417510455 (electronic bk.)
9780391041820 (paperback)
9781417510450 (electronic bk.)