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Schäfer, Barbara

Overview
Works: 24 works in 72 publications in 2 languages and 597 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Records and correspondence  Diaries  Controversial literature  History  Fiction  Sources 
Roles: Author, Editor, Adapter, Other
Classifications: BM620, 296.1206
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Publications about Barbara Schäfer
Publications by Barbara Schäfer
Most widely held works by Barbara Schäfer
Jesus in the Talmud by Peter Schäfer( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in German and held by 71 libraries worldwide
"Scattered throughout the Talmud, the founding document of rabbinic Judaism in late antiquity, can be found quite a few references to Jesus--and they're not flattering. In this lucid, richly detailed, and accessible book, Peter Schäfer examines how the rabbis of the Talmud read, understood, and used the New Testament Jesus narrative to assert, ultimately, Judaism's superiority over Christianity. The Talmudic stories make fun of Jesus' birth from a virgin, fervently contest his claim to be the Messiah and Son of God, and maintain that he was rightfully executed as a blasphemer and idolater. They subvert the Christian idea of Jesus' resurrection and insist he got the punishment he deserved in hell - -and that a similar fate awaits his followers. Schäfer contends that these stories betray a remarkable familiarity with the Gospels - especially Matthew and John - and represent a deliberate and sophisticated anti-Christian polemic that parodies the New Testament narratives. He carefully distinguishes between Babylonian and Palestinian sources, arguing that the rabbis' proud and self-confident countermessage to that of the evangelists was possible only in the unique historical setting of Persian Babylonia, in a Jewish community that lived in relative freedom. The same could not be said of Roman and Byzantine Palestine, where the Christians aggressively consolidated their political power and the Jews therefore suffered."--Jacket
Historikerstreit in Israel : die "neuen" Historiker zwischen Wissenschaft und Öffentlichkeit ( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in German and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Briefe und Tagebücher by Theodor Herzl( Book )
8 editions published in 1991 in German and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Frühe jüdische Schriften : 1900-1922 by Martin Buber( Book )
6 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Berliner Zionistenkreise : eine vereinsgeschichtliche Studie by Barbara Schäfer( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in German and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Briefe und Tagebücher by Theodor Herzl( Book )
5 editions published in 1990 in German and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Werkausgabe by Martin Buber( Book )
5 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Briefe und Tagebücher by Theodor Herzl( Book )
2 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in German and Hebrew and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Briefe und Tagebücher by Theodor Herzl( Book )
4 editions published in 1996 in German and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Briefe und Tagebücher by Theodor Herzl( Book )
1 edition published in 1983 in German and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Briefe und Tagebücher by Theodor Herzl( Book )
4 editions published in 1990 in German and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Briefe und Tagebücher by Theodor Herzl( Book )
3 editions published in 1996 in German and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Werkausgabe by Martin Buber( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in German and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Briefe und Tagebücher by Theodor Herzl( Book )
3 editions published in 1993 in German and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Werkausgabe by Martin Buber( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in German and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Werkausgabe by Martin Buber( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Briefe und Tagebücher by Theodor Herzl( Book )
2 editions published in 1993 in German and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Briefe Ende August 1900 - Ende Dezember 1902 by Theodor Herzl( Book )
4 editions published in 1993 in German and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Briefe Anfang Dezember 1898-Mitte August 1900 by Theodor Herzl( Book )
3 editions published in 1991 in German and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Theodor Herzl, Briefe by Theodor Herzl( Book )
3 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in German and held by 8 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Siems, Barbara 1940-
Languages
German (65)
Hebrew (1)
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