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Common Judaism

Wayne O. McCready

Common Judaism

explorations in Second-Temple Judaism

by Wayne O. McCready

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Published by Fortress Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judaism -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes indexes.

    StatementWayne O. McCready and Adele Reinhartz, eds.
    ContributionsReinhartz, Adele, 1953-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM155.3 .M33 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16886402M
    ISBN 109780800662998
    LC Control Number2008022280


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Judaism is considered by religious Jews to be the expression of the covenant that God established with the Children of Israel. It encompasses a wide body of texts, practices.

Common Judaism gathers a host of scholars to present the state of our understanding of what was common ground in Second-Temple Judaism. By examining the tensions between a "common Judaism" and local settings, partisan Judaism, and the influence of Hellenism, these essays set contemporary discussion on a secure footing/5(2).

Sanders addresses matters of definition ("common Judaism," "covenantal nomism"), diversity (the Judaism of the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Diaspora), and key exegetical and historical questions relative to Jesus, Paul, and Christian origins in relationship to early Judaism.5/5(1).

Two decades after the publication of E. Sanders's monumental Judaism: Practice and Belief inaugurated vigorous debates about the extent and significance of commonality and diversity in ancient Judaism, Common Judaism gathers a host of scholars to present the state of our understanding of what was common ground in Second-Temple Judaism.

By examining the. “If we could believe that he [Jesus] really countenanced the follies, the falsehoods, and the charlatanism which his biographers [Gospels] father on him, and admit the misconstructions, interpolations, and theorizations of the fathers of the early, and the fanatics of the latter ages, the conclusion would be irresistible Common Judaism book every sound mind that he was an impostor.

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Sanders, and no one has produced a clearer or more distinctive vision of that relationship" as it was. Judaism and Christianity Both Rely on the Hebrew Bible. T he Bible is the world’s most influential book. But books, like people, can be influential because of what they say, or because of.

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