Rebecca's children : Judaism and Christianity in the Roman world (Book, 1986) [WorldCat.org]
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Rebecca's children : Judaism and Christianity in the Roman world

Author: Alan F Segal; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Segal offers new insights into the origins of rabbinic Judaism and Christianity. These twin descendants of Hebrew heritage shared the same social, cultural, and ideological context-and the same  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Segal, Alan F., 1945-
Rebecca's children.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1986
(OCoLC)560595553
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alan F Segal; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 0674750756 9780674750753 0674750764 9780674750760
OCLC Number: 12342361
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: viii, 207 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Israel between empires --
Society in the time of Jesus --
Jesus, the Jewish revolutionary --
Paul, the convert and apostle --
Origins of the rabbinic movement --
Communities in conflict --
The ways divide.
Responsibility: Alan F. Segal.

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