The Sage from Galilee: Rediscovering Jesus’ Genius

Eerdmans - Steven notley, will be welcomed everywhere by students and scholars of early Christianity and Judaism. Introduction by James H. Including a chronological table 330 bc – ad 70, and twenty-eight illustrations,  The Sage from Galilee is the culmination of nearly six decades of study by one of the world's foremost Jewish authorities on the New Testament and early Christianity.

Charlesworth this new edition of David Flusser's classic study of the historical Jesus, revised and updated by his student and colleague R. Both jewish and Christian readers will find challenge and new understanding in these pages. Reflecting flusser's mastery of ancient literary sources and modern archaeological discoveries,  The Sage from Galilee offers a fresh, informed biographical portrait of Jesus in the context of Jewish faith and life in his day.

Paul the Jewish Theologian: A Pharisee among Christians, Jews, and Gentiles

Baker Academic - Young asserts that paul's view of the Torah was always positive, and he separates Jesus' mission among the Jews from Paul's call to the Gentiles. Author young disagrees with long held notions that Hellenism was the context which most influenced Paul's communication of the Gospel. Only in rightly aligning Paul as rooted in his Jewishness and training as a Pharisee can he be correctly interpreted.

This skewed notion has led to widely divergent interpretations of Paul's writings. Paul the jewish theologian reveals Saul of Tarsus as a man who, though rejected in the synagogue, never truly left Judaism.

Judaism and the Origins of Christianity

Magnes Press - Many have been fascinated by his unique monograph on Jesus, translated into several languages, including some new contributions as well as many published in not easily accessible journals, Most of his scholarly articles in English, have been collected in this one volume. A must for new testament scholars, and students of early Judaism, it will also be welcomed by the many lay persons for whom Professor Flusser has provided illumination on the origins of Christian faith.

. For more than three decades, professor David Flusser of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem has pioneered new understandings of the Jewish background of early Christianity. Used book in Good Condition.

Understanding the Gospels as Ancient Jewish Literature

Hendrickson Publishers, Inc. - Jeffrey P. Used book in Good Condition. Understanding the gospels as ancient Jewish Literature places the Gospels in the context of contemporaneous Greco-Roman Jewish texts 4th cent. While decades of research into the "jewish backgrounds" of the Gospels have proven to be fruitful, little attention has been given to their function as a witness to the evolution of ancient Judaism.

He is co-editor with R. Comprehending this evolution sheds new light and meaning on the Gospel narratives, as well as on the core message of the Jesus movement. His expertise is in Second Temple Judaism and the New Testament. Steven notley of the gospels in first-century judaea brill, lexham bible dictionary Lexham Press, 2016 and has contributed to the Biblical Archaeology Review, and The Routledge Encyclopedia of Ancient Mediterranean Religions Routledge, 2016, 2015.

Understanding the Gospels as Ancient Jewish Literature - This work argues that when viewed through the lens of ancient Judaism, and religious reality of ancient Judaism, the Gospels become a source for the geographical, historical, some of which would have otherwise been missing from the historical record. And in turn, the study of ancient Judaism clarifies some of the teachings attributed to Jesus by the Evangelists.

His research interests include examining the Gospels and Acts as sources of ancient Jewish thought and practice, and the manner in which they preserve the traditions of the Sages and the Rabbis. Bc-3rd cent. García is assistant professor in Bible at Nyack College, New York City.

Meet the Rabbis: Rabbinic Thought and the Teachings of Jesus

Baker Academic - Used book in Good Condition. Indeed, atheists, regardless of whether they are christians, secular community leaders, or some other religious and political persuasions, agnostics, most individuals in the Western world today, are more knowledgeable of Jesus' ethical teachings in the Sermon the Mount than the Ethics of the Fathers in a Jewish prayer book.

However, many Christians are not aware of rabbinic thought and literature. In this sense, rabbinic thought is relevant to every aspect of modern life. The book is an introduction to rabbinic thought and literature and has three main sections in its layout: Introduction to Rabbinic Thought, and Meet the Rabbis, Introduction to Rabbinic Literature, a biographical description of influential Rabbis from Talmudic sources.

Meet the Rabbis: Rabbinic Thought and the Teachings of Jesus - Meet the rabbis explains to the reader how rabbinic thought was relevant to Jesus and the New Testament world, and hence should be relevant to those people today who read the New Testament. Young uses parts of the new Testament, especially the Sermon on the Mount, as a springboard for probing rabbinic method.

Rabbinic literature explores the meaning of living life to its fullest, in right relationship with God and humanity. The author seeks to introduce the reader to the world of Torah learning. It is within this world that the authentic cultural background of Jesus' teachings in ancient Judaism is revealed.


Varda Books - Both jewish and christian readers will be challenged by the results of Flusser's study. Used book in Good Condition. He brings to bear the wealth of new information regarding the first century setting in light of the Dead Sea Scrolls, historical inquiry, and recent archaeological discoveries. His philological-historical approach calls for a reconsideration of how we read the literary sources.

The present work is based upon author's 1968 edition of Jesus. What results is a compelling portrait of Jesus which gains additional depth because it is viewed wit& the context of Jewish though and Life in the first century. Prof. Whereas the previous book, now out of print, represented the beginnings of Flusser's investigation into the historical Jesus, the present volume is its culmination.

Jesus - David flusser's biography of the life of Jesus is the fruit of more than fifty years of persona1 research concerning what may be considered the most well-known figure of the Second Temple Period. Yet, with the passage of 30 years, the new volume has been essentially rewritten to incorporate the wealth of new data.

Jesus the Jew

Fortress Press - Vermes shows how the major new testament titles of Jesus-prophet, son of man, Messiah, Lord, Son of God-can be understood in this historical context. This now classic book is a significant corrective to several recent developments in the study of the historical Jesus. Used book in Good Condition. The result is a description of Jesus that retains its power and its credibility.

In contrast to depictions of jesus as a wandering Cynic teacher, Geza Vermes offers a portrait based on evidence of charismatic activity in first-century Galilee.

Kosher Jesus

Gefen Books - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. But as christians and jews now come together to love and support the majestic and humane jewish state, it's time that Christians rediscover the deep Jewishness and religious Jewish commitment of Jesus, while Jews reexamine a lost son who was murdered by a brutal Roman state who sought to impose Roman culture and rule upon a tiny yet stubborn nation who will never be severed from their eternal covenant with the G-d of Israel.

Jesus: matt 5:39 but if anyone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also. Hebrew bible: psalms 24 Who shall ascend the mount of the Lord - the pure-hearted. Hebrew bible: psalms 37:4 delight yourself in the Lord, and He shall give you the desires of your heart. Jesus: matt 6:33 but seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things shall be yours as well.

Kosher Jesus - Jesus: matt 7:23 then i will declare to them, "I never knew you; go away from me, you evildoers. Hebrew bible: psalms 6:9 Depart from me, all you workers of evil. A small sampling: jesus: Matt 5:5 Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. Hebrew bible: lamentations 3:30 Let him offer his cheek to him who smites him.

The Jewish Annotated New Testament

Oxford University Press - In this new edition, eighty Jewish scholars bring together unparalleled scholarship to shed new light on the text. Used book in Good Condition. It also explains Christian practices, such as the Eucharist. The jewish annotated new testament, second Edition is an essential volume that places the New Testament writings in a context that will enlighten readers of any faith or none.

It also provides a much-needed corrective to many centuries of Christian misunderstandings of the Jewish religion. For jewish readers, this volume provides the chance to encounter the New Testament--a text of vast importance in Western European and American culture--with no religious agenda and with guidance from Jewish experts in theology, history, and Jewish and Christian thought.

The Jewish Annotated New Testament - Used book in Good Condition. There are explanations of Jewish concepts such as food laws and rabbinic argumentation. This thoroughly revised and greatly expanded second edition brings even more helpful information and new insights to the study of the New Testament. Introductions to each new testament book, containing guidance for reading and specific information about how the book relates to the Judaism of the period, have been revised and augmented, and in some cases newly written.

Annotations on the text--some revised, some new to this edition--provide verse-by-verse commentary. The thirty essays from the first edition are thoroughly updated, and there are twenty-four new essays, on topics such as "Mary in Jewish Tradition, " "Christology, " and "Messianic Judaism.

The Parables: Jewish Tradition and Christian Interpretation

Baker Academic - Fully one-third of Jesus' words in the Synoptic Gospels occur in parables. Used book in Good Condition. Tracking provided on most orders. It could be said that knowing the parables is essential for understanding the person of Christ. He challenges readers to remember that first-century Judaism was not merely the backdrop for Jesus' teachings but the very stage from which Jesus delivered the message of the kingdom.

Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Young focuses on the historical development and theological significance of parables in both traditions and examines five theological subjects that are dealt with in parables: prayer, calling, reconciliation, grace, and sovereignty. Condition: New. While parables have timeless messages, reinterpretations in new contexts throughout the centuries have distorted the original meanings and undermined the essence of what Jesus intended for his initial listeners.

The Parables: Jewish Tradition and Christian Interpretation - Young examines the parables that best illustrate the parallels between the rabbinic and Gospel parables. In this work, brad young displays his unique perspective as a scholar steeped in both Jewish and Christian studies. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Used book in Good Condition.

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Jesus the Jewish Theologian

Baker Academic - Used book in Good Condition. Tracking provided on most orders. Particular attention is given to the Jewish roots of Jesus' teaching concerning the kingdom of God. Isbn13: 9780801048203. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Hendrickson Publishers. Used book in Good Condition. Jesus the jewish theologian establishes jesus firmly within the context of first-century Judaism and shows how understanding Jesus' Jewishness is crucial for interpreting the New Testament and for understanding the nature of Christian faith.

Condition: New. Insights from jewish literature, archeology, and tradition help modern readers place Jesus within his original context. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! .