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Studies in Rabbinic Judaism and Early Christianity: Text and Context
Jaffé, Dan, editor

Leiden: Brill, 2010 pp. xvi + 248. $146.00

Series Information
Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity/Arbeiten zur Geschichte des antiken Judentums und des Urchristentums, 74


Description: The question of the origins of Christianity is a theme still discussed in historical research. This book investigates the relations between the Rabbinic Judaism and the Primitive Christianity. It studies the factors of influences, the polemics in the texts and factors of mutual conceptions between two new movements: Rabbinical Judaism and Primitive Christianity. Finally it offers an analysis of the perception of Christianity in the corpus of talmudic literature.

Subjects: Methods, Historical Approaches, History, History of Judaism, Greco-Roman Period, Early Church Origins

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Review by Peter J. Tomson
Published 10/16/2011
Citation: Peter J. Tomson, review of Dan Jaffé, ed., Studies in Rabbinic Judaism and Early Christianity: Text and Context, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2011).


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