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The Christians Who Became Jews

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ISBN 13 : 0300247893
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Download The Christians Who Became Jews PDF Format Full Free by Christopher Stroup and published by Yale University Press. This book was released on 2020-04-21 with total page 240 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A fresh look at Acts of the Apostles and its depiction of Jewish identity within the larger Roman era When considering Jewish identity in Acts of the Apostles, scholars have often emphasized Jewish and Christian religious difference, an emphasis that masks the intersections of civic, ethnic, and religious identifications in antiquity. Christopher Stroup's innovative work explores the depiction of Jewish and Christian identity by analyzing ethnicity within a broader material and epigraphic context. Examining Acts through a new lens, he shows that the text presents Jews and Jewish identity in multiple, complex ways, rather than as a simple foil for Christianity. Stroup convincingly argues that when the modern distinctions among ethnic, religious, and civic identities are suspended, the innovative ethnic rhetoric of the author of Acts comes into focus. The author of Acts leverages the power of gods, ancestry, and physical space to legitimate Christian identity as a type of Jewish identity and to present Christian non-Jews as Jewish converts through the power of the Holy Spirit.


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Bridges Documents of the Christian-Jewish Dialogue

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ISBN 13 : 0809147327
Pages : 560 pages
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Download Bridges Documents of the Christian-Jewish Dialogue PDF Format Full Free by Edited by Franklin Sherman, and published by Paulist Press. This book was released on 2014-07-01 with total page 560 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Continues with a comprehensive collection of statements on Christian-Jewish relations by church bodies and interfaith organizations in the United States and around the world from the period 1986-2013, with introductory essays by three leading scholars in the field.


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Medieval Jews and the Christian Past

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ISBN 13 : 1789627788
Pages : 311 pages
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Download Medieval Jews and the Christian Past PDF Format Full Free by Ram Ben-Shalom and published by Liverpool University Press. This book was released on 2015-10-29 with total page 311 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The historical consciousness of medieval Jewry has engendered lively debate in the scholarly world. The focus in this book is on the historical consciousness of the Jews of Spain and southern France in the late Middle Ages, and specifically on their perceptions of Christianity and Christian history and culture. In his detailed analysis of Jews’ understanding of the history of the communities they lived among, Ram Ben-Shalom shows that in these southern European lands Jews experienced a relatively open society that was sensitive to and knowledgeable about voices from other cultures, and that this had significant consequences for shaping Jewish historical consciousness. Among the topics that receive special attention are what Jews knew of the significance of Rome, of Jesus and the early days of Christianity, of Church history, and of the history of the Iberian monarchies. Ben-Shalom demonstrates that, despite the negative stereotypes of Jewry prevalent in Christian literature and increasing familiarity with that literature, they were more influenced by their interactions with Christian society at the local level. Consequently there was no single stereotype that dominated Jewish thought, and frequently little awareness of the two societies as representing distinct cultures. This book contributes to medieval Jewish intellectual history on many levels, demonstrating that, in Spain and southern France, Jews of the later Middle Ages evinced a genuine interest in history, including the history of non-Jews, and that in some cases they were deeply familiar with Christian and sometimes also classical historiography. In providing a comprehensive survey of the multiple contexts in which historiographical material was embedded and the many uses to which it was put, it enriches our understanding of medieval historiography, polemic, Jewish-Christian relations, and the breadth of interests characterizing Provencal and Spanish Jewish communities.


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ISBN 13 : 1532643896
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Download Continuity and Discontinuity PDF Format Full Free by Morna D. Hooker and published by Wipf and Stock Publishers. This book was released on 2018-04-06 with total page 81 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: “In the course of time the antagonism between Jew and Christian became so bitter that Christians began to behave like cuckoos, or like tycoons who had taken over the company. So concerned were they with their own position in God’s scheme of salvation that they ceased to ask fundamental questions about God’s purpose for ‘Israel according to the flesh.’ They forgot that poignant verse in Romans in which Paul declares: ‘I could wish that I myself were accursed and cut off from Christ for the sake of my brothers, my kinsmen by race.’ For by the time that the church had become a predominantly Gentile community, it had been cut off, not from Christ, but from Paul’s kinsmen. I have been attempting in these lectures to understand the situation of those who wrestled with the problem of relating old and new in the first years of the Christian era: if we wish to understand the origins of our faith, then clearly it is essential to explore the context in which it was first formulated. It may well be that the way in which these men and women related old and new may be of help to Christians today who experience the tension between past tradition and present experience. It may be that a better understanding of what was going on as the Christian community sought to establish its own identity could affect our attitudes to questions concerning Jewish-Christian relationships today.”


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The Christian world magazine (and family visitor).

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Studies in Exegesis

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ISBN 13 : 9780391041653
Pages : 168 pages
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Download Studies in Exegesis PDF Format Full Free by Herbert W. Basser and published by BRILL. This book was released on 2002 with total page 168 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Basser examines the fierce debates between Christians and Jews, which took place in the process and the aftermath of the Christian break from Judaism. --from publisher description.


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The Veil is Torn

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ISBN 13 : 9780968987308
Pages : 294 pages
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Download The Veil is Torn PDF Format Full Free by Christian History Project and published by CHRISTIAN HISTORY PROJECT. This book was released on 2002 with total page 294 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Christians is the history of Christianity, told chronologically, epoch by epoch, century by century, beginning at Pentecost and concluding with Christians as we find ourselves in the twenty-first century. It will consist of approximately twelve volumes, produced over a 10-year period at the beginning of the third Christian millennium. It is written and edited by Christians for Christians of all denominations. Its purpose is to tell the story of the Christian family, so that we may be knowledgeable of our origins, may well know and wisely profit from the experiences of our past both good and bad, and may find strength and inspiration to face the challenges of our era from the magnificent examples set for us by those who went before. - Back cover.


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Hadrian and the Christians

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ISBN 13 : 3110224712
Pages : 192 pages
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Download Hadrian and the Christians PDF Format Full Free by Marco Rizzi and published by Walter de Gruyter. This book was released on 2010-09-22 with total page 192 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Second Century occupies a central place in the development of ancient Christianity. The aim of the book is to examine how in the cultural, social, and religious efflorescence of the Second Century,to be witnessed inphenomena such as the Second Sophistic, Christianity found a peculiar way of integrating into the more general transformation of the Empire and how this allowed the emerging religion to establish and flourish in Graeco-Roman society. Hadrian’s reign was the starting point ofthat process and opened new possibilities of self-definition and external self-presentation to Christianity, as well asto other social and religious agencies. Differently from Judaism, however, Christianity fully seized the opportunity,thus gaining an increasing place in Graeco-Roman society, which ultimately led to the first Christian peace under the Severan emperors. The point at issue is examined from a multi-disciplinary perspective (including archaeology, cultural, religious, and political history) to challenge well-established, but no longer satisfactory, historical and hermeneutical paradigms. The contributors aim to examine institutional issues and sociocultural processes in their different aspects, as they were made possibleon Hadrian’s initiative andresulted inthemerge of early Christianityinto the Roman Empire.


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The Word Became Flesh

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ISBN 13 : 1326733648
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Download The Word Became Flesh PDF Format Full Free by Graham Jackman and published by Lulu.com. This book was released on 2016-12-16 with total page 380 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The title of this book, taken from John 1:14, is normally taken to refer to the notion of 'incarnation', which understands 'the word' as a pre-existent Son of God and 'becoming flesh' as the transformation of this 'word' from a heavenly, divine existence to the life of a human being. Against this conventional interpretation the author argues that John's use of the term 'word' really does refer to an act of speaking, God's expression of His will, and that 'becoming flesh' describes the realisation or embodiment of His intentions, from creation onward, in a form perceptible to human senses, not only in the 'flesh' of Jesus but also in historical reality in the world of men. This has implications for other aspects of John's Gospel, including its historicity, its literary form, and its relationship to the Old Testament, and leads to very different conclusions about the central issue in John's Gospel, the person of Jesus and his relationship to God the Father and to those who believe in him.



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A Select Library of Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers of the Christian Church

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False Doctrines In the Christian Church

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ISBN 13 : 1604776439
Pages : 210 pages
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Download False Doctrines In the Christian Church PDF Format Full Free by Mel Heath and published by Xulon Press. This book was released on 2008-02 with total page 210 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Today as we look around us we see a world that seems to be making huge steps of progress in every arena, thanks to the age of technology. Everything is better and faster. However, when we take a closer look at the facts, that can easily be found on the web, we find that the moral fabric of society is declining at an alarming rate. The cities of our nation are rapidly becoming as evil and profane as Sodom and Gomorrah. What should be of greater concern is that the Christian Church (all those that profess to be followers of JESUS CHRIST) is seen by nonbelievers as being no different than the world around them. More than three-quarters of the population of the United States claims JESUS as their LORD yet this nation is morally bankrupt. What has happened to the Christian Church? The purpose of this book is to help us take a closer look at what ALMIGHTY GOD has said about what the problem really is. There is not much of any real importance that can or should be said about myself, although I would like everyone to know that before I met JESUS I was the perfect picture of the chief sinner that the apostle Paul claimed to be. As I look upon my past, I know Paul would not have had a chance for the title if his life before CHRIST was compared with my own. Glory be to GOD who empowers and inspires a wretched man's soul to do good. For anyone to know more about me would bring them little gain; however to know the one who can empower and inspire anyone who truly wants to change, to become reconciled to our HEAVENLY FATHER is of the highest gain.


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The Geography of Religion

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ISBN 13 : 0742581497
Pages : 442 pages
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Download The Geography of Religion PDF Format Full Free by Roger W. Stump and published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. This book was released on 2008-04-04 with total page 442 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The only book of its kind, this balanced and accessibly written text explores the geographical study of religion. Roger W. Stump presents a clear and meticulous examination of the intersection of religious belief and practice with the concepts of place and space. He begins by analyzing the factors that have shaped the spatial distributions of religious groups, including the seminal events that have fostered the organization of religions in diverse hearths and the subsequent processes of migration and conversion that have spread religious beliefs. The author then assesses how major religions have diversified as they have become established in disparate places, producing a variety of religious systems from a common tradition. Stump explores the efforts of religious groups to control secular space at various scales, relating their own uses of particular spaces and the meanings they attribute to space beyond the boundaries of their own communities. Examining sacred space as a diverse but recurring theme in religious belief, the book considers its role in religious forms of spatial behavior and as a source of conflict within and between religious groups. Refreshingly jargon-free and impartial, this text provides a broad, comparative view of religion as a focus of geographical inquiry.


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Ancient Rome

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ISBN 13 : 1557345767
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Download Ancient Rome PDF Format Full Free by Michelle Breyer and published by Teacher Created Resources. This book was released on 2004-11-01 with total page 176 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Grade level: 4, 5, 6, 7, e, i, t.


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ISBN 13 : 0745661483
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Download Jews PDF Format Full Free by Irving M. Zeitlin and published by John Wiley & Sons. This book was released on 2013-04-24 with total page 286 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book is a comprehensive account of how the Jews became a diaspora people. The term 'diaspora' was first applied exclusively to the early history of the Jews as they began settling in scattered colonies outside of Israel-Judea during the time of the Babylonian exile; it has come to express the characteristic uniqueness of the Jewish historical experience. Zeitlin retraces the history of the Jewish diaspora from the ancient world to the present, beginning with expulsion from their ancestral homeland and concluding with the Holocaust and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In mapping this process, Zeitlin argues that the Jews' religious self-understanding was crucial in enabling them to cope with the serious and recurring challenges they have had to face throughout their history. He analyses the varied reactions the Jews encountered from their so-called 'host peoples', paying special attention to the attitudes of famous thinkers such as Luther, Hegel, Nietzsche, Wagner, Montesquieu, Voltaire, Rousseau, the Left Hegelians, Marx and others, who didn't shy away from making explicit their opinions of the Jews. This book will be of interest to students and scholars of Jewish studies, diaspora studies, history and religion, as well as to general readers keen to learn more about the history of the Jewish experience.