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Two Puzzling Baptisms: First Corinthians 10:1Ė5 and 15:29; Studies in Their Judaic Background
Aus, Roger David

Lanham, MD: Hamilton, 2017 pp. xiv + 153. $29.99

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Studies in Judaism

Description: How could the Apostle Paul maintain in his first letter to the Christians in Corinth that all their ancestors were baptized into Moses at the Red Sea / exodus event (10:2), and how could he tolerate some of them having themselves baptized again on behalf of the dead (15:29)? Answers to these puzzling questions can be found in early Jewish sources now located both in Greek and Hebrew, all here translated.

Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Pauline Epistles, 1 Corinthians, Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha, Pseudepigrapha, Mishnah, Talmudic and Rabbinic Literature, Literature, Methods, Historical Approaches

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Review by Michael Tilly
Published 2/21/2019
Citation: Michael Tilly, review of Roger David Aus, Two Puzzling Baptisms: First Corinthians 10:1Ė5 and 15:29; Studies in Their Judaic Background, Review of Biblical Literature [] (2019).

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