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Heresy and the Formation of the Rabbinic Community
Language: en
Pages: 287
Authors: David M. Grossberg
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-06-21 - Publisher: Mohr Siebeck

Publisher's description: Between the first and sixth centuries C.E., a community of rabbis systematized their ideas about Judaism in works such as the Mishnah and the Talmud. David M. Grossberg reexamines this community's gradual formation as reflected in polemical texts. He contends that these texts' primary aim was not to
Between Jews and Heretics
Language: en
Pages: 174
Authors: Matthijs den Dulk
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-15 - Publisher: Routledge

Justin Martyr’s Dialogue with Trypho is the oldest preserved literary dialogue between a Jew and a Christian and a key text for understanding the development of early Judaism and Christianity. In Between Jews and Heretics, Matthijs den Dulk argues that whereas scholarship has routinely cast this important text in terms
Heresy, Forgery, Novelty
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Jonathan Klawans
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

It is commonly asserted that heresy is a Christian invention that emerged in late antiquity as Christianity distinguished itself from Judaism. Heresy, Forgery, Novelty probes ancient Jewish disputes regarding religious innovation and argues that Christianity's heresiological impulse is in fact indebted to Jewish precedents. In this book, Jonathan Klawans demonstrates
Jewish-Christian Dialogues on Scripture in Late Antiquity
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Michal Bar-Asher Siegal
Categories: Bibles
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-04-30 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Marshalling previously untapped Christian materials, Bar-Asher Siegal offers radically new insights into Talmudic stories about Scriptural debates with Christian heretics.
Strength to Strength
Language: en
Pages: 730
Authors: Michael L. Satlow
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-16 - Publisher: SBL Press

Essays that engage the scholarship of Shaye J. D. Cohen The essays in Strength to Strength honor Shaye J. D. Cohen across a range of ancient to modern topics. The essays seek to create an ongoing conversation on issues of identity, cultural interchange, and Jewish literature and history in antiquity,