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Author Schafer, Peter, 1943-

Title Jesus in the Talmud / Peter Schafer.

Imprint Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  232.906 Sch14j 2007    ---  Available
Description xv, 210 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-201) and index.
Summary Scattered through the Talmud, the founding document of rabbinic Judaism, are quite a few reference to Jesus--and they're not flattering. Examine how the rabbis of late antiquity read, understood, and used the New Testament Jesus narrative to assert Judaism's superiority over Christianity.
Contents Jesus' family -- The son/disciple who turned out badly -- The frivolous disciple -- The Torah teacher -- Healing in the name of Jesus -- Jesus' execution -- Jesus' disciples -- Jesus' punishment in hell -- Jesus in the Talmud.
Subject Jesus Christ -- Jewish interpretations.
Talmud -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Rabbinical literature -- History and criticism.
Bible. New Testament -- Controversial literature -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9780691129266 (alk. paper)
0691129266 (alk. paper)
Standard No. YDXCP 2509003
HAF 0691129266

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