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Early Christian thought in its Jewish context

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. N.T -- Theology.,
  • Theology -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600.,
  • Christianity and other religions -- Judaism.,
  • Judaism -- Relations -- Christianity.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by John Barclay and John Sweet.
    ContributionsHooker, Morna Dorothy., Barclay, John M. G., Sweet, J. P. M.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS2397 .E27 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 297 p. :
    Number of Pages297
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL792795M
    ISBN 100521462851
    LC Control Number95025373

    The history of Christianity concerns the Christian religion, Christendom, and the Church with its various denominations, from the 1st century to the present.. Christianity originated with the ministry of Jesus in the 1st century Roman province of ing to the Gospels, Jesus was a Jewish teacher and healer who proclaimed the imminent kingdom of God and was . "Published as McGrath, James F. “Monotheism and Worship in the Book of Revelation.” The Only True God: Early Christian Monotheism in its Jewish Context.

      Paula Fredriksen makes a significant contribution to the corpus of scholarship on the early years of Jesus discipleship in its Jewish context. Beginning with the presumption that Jesus’ early followers thought of his life and imminent return in Jewish terms, Fredriksen reconstructs the circumstances in which the apostles set about.   Tzahi Weiss. Sefer Yeṣirah and Its Contexts: Other Jewish Voices, Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, Pp. ix, $ ISBN: The Hebrew text known as the Sefer Yeṣirah, or Book of Formation, has piqued the interest of scholars of early medieval Jewish philosophy and those of central- to late-medieval Jewish Author: Natalie E. Latteri.

    Part of the Biblical Studies Commons, and the Religious Thought, Theology and Philosophy of Religion Commons Recommended Citation McGrath, James F., "The Only True God: Early Christian Monotheism in its Jewish Context" The Only True God: Early Christian Monotheism in its Jewish Context / (): Available at The time of Jesus—a period variously called late Second Temple Judaism, early Judaism, and even middle Judaism—had no single leader or authorized group to tell Jews how to follow Torah or what to if someone had claimed this authority, most likely people would still have disagreed over the person’s scriptural interpretation, theological proclamation, ethical .


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The theme is the continuity and discontinuity between early Christianity and its Jewish parent. The formation of Christian thought is currently the focus of much debate. These essays cover the historical and social context of Palestine and the Diaspora; the New Testament canon and noncanonical writings; and central : The theme is the continuity and discontinuity between early Christianity and its Jewish parent.

The formation of Christian thought is currently the focus of much debate. These essays cover the historical and social context of Palestine and the Diaspora; the New Testament canon and non-canonical writings; and central : Hardcover. Early Christian Thought in Its Jewish Context book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

The theme is the continuity and discontinuit 3/5. Early Christian Thought in its Jewish Context. New York: Cambridge University Press, situating the social context of early Christianity in relation to the Jews of Judaea and Galilee and to the Jews of the Diaspora.

Part two is the main body of the volume, nine essays on the Jewish context of the various New Testament documents (except. Monotheism, the idea that there is only one true God, is a powerful religious concept that was shaped by competing ideas and the problems they raised.

Surveying New Testament writings and Jewish sources from before and after the rise of Christianity, James F. McGrath argues that even the most developed Christologies in the New Testament fit within the context of first century.

Get this from a library. Early Christian thought in its Jewish context. [Morna Dorothy Hooker; John M G Barclay; J P M Sweet;] -- The theme of this volume is that of continuity and discontinuity between early Christianity and its Jewish parent. The formation of Christian thought in the context of its Jewish beginnings is.

Thus, I hope you'll forgive my "unscientific" antagonism with which I approached James McGrath's challenge to Hurtado in his book, The Only True God: Early Christian Monotheism in its Jewish Context (of course, on current postmodern philosophy, I'm just explicit in Cited by: 8.

Early Christian hospitality also transformed Greco-Roman hospitality by focusing it toward the needy rather than the rich, elevating the role of women, and undercutting the motivation of personal gain through costly reciprocity.

In an age of great social stratification, early Christian hospitality was a great equalizer. Early Christology must focus not simply on "historical" but also on theological ideas found in contemporary Jewish thought and practice. In this book, a range of distinguished contributors considers the context and formation of early Jewish and Christian devotion to God alone—the emergence of "monotheism".

The idea of monotheism is critically examined from various. Early Christian Thought in Its Jewish by John Barclay and John Sweet.

New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. $Author: O. Larry Yarbrough. Into All the World from editors Mark Harding and Alanna Nobbs discusses the content and social setting of the New Testament. A team of eminent Australian scholars in ancient history, New Testament, and the early church come together to discuss the story of Christianity in the Jewish and Greco- Roman world of the first butors discuss the post-Pauline New Brand: Wm.

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ISBN: o I hardback Bible. N.T.- Theology. Barclay, John M. Sweet, J.P. (John Philip McMurdo) III. Hooker, Morna Dorothy. Etymology. Early Jewish Christians referred to themselves as 'The Way' (ἡ ὁδός - hė hodós), probably coming from Isaiah"prepare the way of the Lord."According to Actsthe term "Christian" (Greek: Χριστιανός) was first used in reference to Jesus's disciples in the city of Antioch, meaning "followers of Christ", by the non-Jewish inhabitants of Antioch.

Thus, I hope you'll forgive my "unscientific" antagonism with which I approached James McGrath's challenge to Hurtado in his book, The Only True God: Early Christian Monotheism in its Jewish Context (of course, on current postmodern/5. The Diversity of Early Christianity From the beginning, early Christians struggled to define for themselves the identity of Jesus and the meaning of his message.

Harold W. Attridge. The Apostles' Creed is an expression of Christian theology that was formed in a period of fascinating and creative debate.

The creed is not simply a dogmatic, static, and cryptic symbol of Christian faith, but, on the contrary, a lively narrative that can still inspire imagination, critical reflection, and faith. In The Apostle's Creed, the ancient debates that led to the. NIV, First-Century Study Bible, eBook: Explore Scripture in Its Jewish and Early Christian Context - Ebook written by Zondervan.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read NIV, First-Century Study Bible, eBook: Explore Scripture in Its Jewish and /5(13). Jesus, the apostles, and the earliest converts to Christianity were Jews and their teachings were presented in a Jewish context.

The Judaism of Jesus' time was characterized by strict monotheism, a gradual shift from temple ritual to personal ethics, restlessness under foreign domination, a strong sense of community, and expectations of the. He reveals the richness of early Christian thought by examining the ideas behind each creedal statement.

Ashwin-Siejkowski shows how the Creed grew out of theological arguments between the Apostolic and Church Fathers and their opponents, namely the Gnostics, 'heretics', Jewish and pagan critics of the Christian faith.

Book jacket. By the early first century C.E., more than just Greek language had fully impacted Jewish life and thought in Israel and the Western Diaspora. Retelling their traditional stories in Hellenistic and Roman terms, many Jews began to think of their ancient heroes such as Moses and Abraham, as well as less well known figures such as Enoch and.

Early Christology must focus not simply on "historical" but also on theological ideas found in contemporary Jewish thought and practice.

In this book, a range of distinguished contributors considers the context and formation of early Jewish and Christian devotion to God alone-the emergence of "monotheism". The idea of monotheism is critically examined from. Chapter two explains how early Christian thought took place in the context of liturgy, where Christian thinkers participated in the res of biblical history.

Chapter three shows the centrality of Scripture in the thinking of early Christians. Chapters four through six canvass Christian thinking vis-à-vis specific doctrines.ISBN: X: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Monotheism and method: an introduction to the study of early Jewish and Christian thought about God --Worship and the question of Jewish monothesim [sic] in the Greco-Roman era --Monotheism and the letters attributed to Paul --Monotheism and the Gospel of John - .