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By Walter Homolka

ISBN-10: 1782385797

ISBN-13: 9781782385790

"This ebook bargains a positive contribution to the debates at the theological importance of Jewish and Christian techniques to the old Jesus. The author's wisdom of Jewish and Christian discourses on either side of the Atlantic is impressive." · Werner G. Jeanrond, collage of Oxford
After centuries of persecution, oppression, pressured migrations, and exclusion within the identify of Christ, the improvement of a Jewish "Quest for the historic Jesus" may appear unforeseen. This e-book provides an outline and research of a number of the Jewish views at the Nazarene during the centuries, emphasizing the diversity of German voices in Anglo-American contexts. It explores the explanations for a gentle raise in Jewish curiosity in Jesus because the finish of the eighteenth century, arguing that this development had a strategic target: the justification of Judaism as a dwelling religion along Christianity.
Rabbi Walter Homolka is the rector of the Abraham Geiger collage, Germany's first rabbinical seminary after the Holocaust, and a professor of contemporary Jewish notion on the tuition of Jewish Theology of the collage of Potsdam in Germany. lively in Jewish-Christian discussion, he's writer of many books, together with The Gate to Perfection: the belief of Peace in Jewish concept (Berghahn 1995), Jewish id nowa days: Leo Baeck and German Protestantism (Berghahn 1995), and co-author with Hans Küng of ways to Do sturdy & stay away from Evil: a world Ethic from the resources of Judaism (Skylight Paths, 2009).

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Metzger and Roland Murphy, copyright 1991. 6. Joseph Klausner, Jesus of Nazareth: His Life, Times and Teachings trans. , 1922), 231f. 7. Anton Vögtle, “Jesus Christus nach den geschichtlichen Quellen,” in Lexikon für Theologie und Kirche, ed. Josef Höfer and Karl Rahner, 2nd ed. (Freiburg: Herder, 1986), vol. 5, col. 922ff. 8. Theissen and Merz, Historical Jesus, 569. 9. , 570. 10. Gary G. Porton, “The Parable in the Hebrew Bible and Rabbinic Literature,” in The Historical Jesus in Context, ed.

Metzger and Roland Murphy, copyright 1991. 6. Joseph Klausner, Jesus of Nazareth: His Life, Times and Teachings trans. , 1922), 231f. 7. Anton Vögtle, “Jesus Christus nach den geschichtlichen Quellen,” in Lexikon für Theologie und Kirche, ed. Josef Höfer and Karl Rahner, 2nd ed. (Freiburg: Herder, 1986), vol. 5, col. 922ff. 8. Theissen and Merz, Historical Jesus, 569. 9. , 570. 10. Gary G. Porton, “The Parable in the Hebrew Bible and Rabbinic Literature,” in The Historical Jesus in Context, ed.

The Babylonian Talmud (bSanh 43a) describes the execution: “[On the eve of the Sabbath and] on the eve of Passover Jesus of Nazareth was hanged. ” The age and authenticity of this memo are controversial. 6 Johann Maier, however, argues that it could not have originated before 220 CE. 7 In contrast to Maier, Peter Schäfer does not consider the rabbinic texts which refer to Jesus secondary and postConstantinian constructs. While Maier only accepts a few texts as legitimately based on Jesus of Nazareth, for Schäfer, the texts provide evidence of “devastating” rabbinic criticism of contemporary Christianity and its founders.

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