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In quest of the historical Pharisees

Author: Jacob Neusner; Bruce Chilton
Publisher: Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work sketches the many portraits of the Pharisees that emerge from ancient sources. Based upon the Gospels, the writings of Paul, Josephus, the Mishnah, the Tosefta, and archeology, the volume profiles the Pharisees and explores the relationship between the Pharisees and the Judaic religious system foreshadowed by the library of Qumran. A great virtue of this study is that no attempt is made to homogenize the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jacob Neusner; Bruce Chilton
ISBN: 9781932792720 1932792724
OCLC Number: 79860553
Description: x, 512 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: First-century accounts. Josephus's Pharisees: the Narratives / Steve Mason --
Josephus's Pharisees: the Philosophy / Steve Mason --
Matthew's and Mark's Pharisees / Martin Pickup --
Luke's Pharisees / Amy-Jill Levine --
John's Pharisees / Raimo Hakola, Adele Reinhartz --
Paul and the Pharisees / Bruce Chilton --
Paul and Gamaliel / Bruce Chilton, Jacob Neusner --
The Pharisees and the Dead Sea Scrolls / James C. VanderKam --
Archaeology and the Pharisees / James F. Strange --
The Pharisees in rabbinic Judaism. The Pharisees and the Sadducees in the earliest rabbinic documents / Jack N. Lightstone --
The rabbinic traditions about the Pharisees before 70 CE: an overview / Jacob Neusner --
The Pharisaic agenda: laws attributed in the Mishnah and the Tosefta to pre-70 Pharisees / Jacob Neusner --
The pre-70 Pharisees after 70 and after 140 / Jacob Neusner --
The Pharisees in modern theology. The German theological tradition / Susannah Heschel --
The Anglo-American theological tradition to 1970 / Jacob Neusner --
The debate with E. P. Saunders since 1970 / Jacob Neusner --
Conclusion. What do we really know about the Pharisees, and how do we know it? / William Scott Green.
Responsibility: edited by Jacob Neusner and Bruce D. Chilton.
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Sketches the many portraits of the Pharisees that emerge from ancient sources. Based on the Gospels, the writings of Paul, Josephus, the Mishnah, the Tosefta, and archeology, the volume profiles the  Read more...

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Whether as parents, foils, or both, the Pharisees have always been a focus of interest for anyone interested in the genesis of Christianity or of rabbinic Judaism. This volume allows serious readers Read more...

 
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