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The Apostle Paul in the Jewish imagination : a study in modern Jewish-Christian relations

Author: Daniel R Langton
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
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"Daniel R. Langton explores a wide variety of Jewish attitudes toward the Apostle Paul in the context of modern Jewish thought, paying particular attention to the role of Jewish identity and ideology"--Provided by publisher.
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Langton, Daniel R.
Apostle Paul in the Jewish imagination.
New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010
(DLC) 2009042400
(OCoLC)456977542
Named Person: Paul, the Apostle Saint; Paul, the Apostle Saint; Paul, the Apostle Saint
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel R Langton
ISBN: 9780511712838 0511712839
OCLC Number: 642206083
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 311 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
PART I. The Apostle Paul and popular Jewish cultural identity --
1. Paul in the popular Jewish imagination --
PART II. The Apostle Paul and Jewish identity : New Testament studies and theological approaches --
2. Constructions of Paul and interfaith relations : building barriers or bridges between Judaism and Christianity --
3. Constructions of Paul in intra-Jewish debate : establishing Jewish authenticity --
4. Constructions of Paul as a dialogical partner : transformative approaches to Jewish self-understanding --
PART III. The Apostle Paul and Jewish interest in the Judeo-Christian tradition : artistic and literary approaches --
5. An oratorio by Felix Mendelssohn, a painting by Ludwig Meidner, and a play by Franz Werfel --
6. The novels of Shalom Asch and Samuel Sandmel --
PART IV. The Apostle Paul and Jewish critiques of the place of religion in society : philosophical and psychoanalytical approaches --
7. The philosophical writings of Baruch Spinoza, Lev Shestov, and Jacob Taubes --
8. The psychoanalytical writings of Sigmund Freud and Hanns Sachs --
Conclusion --
Appendix : the story of Abbu Gulish in the Book of Tales --
Bibliography --
Scripture and other ancient writings index --
General index.
Responsibility: Daniel R. Langton.

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