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Reading Paul within Judaism
Language: en
Pages: 214
Authors: Mark D. Nanos
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-17 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

The dominant portrayals of the apostle Paul are of a figure who no longer valued Jewish identity and behavior, opposing them for both Jew and non-Jew in his assemblies. This prevailing version of Paul depends heavily upon certain interpretations of key “flashpoint” passages. In this book and the subsequent volumes
Reading Romans within Judaism
Language: en
Pages: 342
Authors: Mark D. Nanos
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-06-28 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

Over fifty years ago, Vatican II's Nostra Aetate 4 drew from Romans 11 to challenge the way Paul's voice has been used to negatively discuss Jews and Judaism. The church called for Catholics to conceptualize Jews as "brothers" in "an everlasting covenant," and many other Christian organizations have expressed similar
Paul Within Judaism
Language: en
Pages: 350
Authors: Mark D. Nanos, Magnus Zetterholm
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015 - Publisher: Augsburg Fortress Publishers

These chapters explore a number of issues in the contemporary study of Paul raised by questing what it means to read Paul "from within Judaism" rather than supposing that he left the practice and promotion of living Jewishly behind after his discovery of Jesus as Christ (Messiah). This is a
Reading Corinthians and Philippians within Judaism
Language: en
Pages: 228
Authors: Mark D. Nanos
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-08-18 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

The commentary tradition regarding 1 Corinthians unanimously identifies the "weak" as Christ-followers whose faith was not yet sufficient to indulge in the eating of idol food with indifference, as if ideally Paul wanted them to become "strong" enough to do so. Commentaries also do not hesitate to explain that Paul
Reading Paul within Judaism
Language: en
Pages: 214
Authors: Mark D. Nanos
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-17 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

The dominant portrayals of the apostle Paul are of a figure who no longer valued Jewish identity and behavior, opposing them for both Jew and non-Jew in his assemblies. This prevailing version of Paul depends heavily upon certain interpretations of key "flashpoint" passages. In this book and the subsequent volumes