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Identity matters [electronic resource] : John, the Jews, and Jewishness / by Raimo Hakola.

By: Hakola, Raimo.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Supplements to Novum Testamentum: v. 118.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2005Description: 1 online resource (x, 291 p.).ISBN: 9789047407256 (electronic bk.); 9047407253 (electronic bk.); 1433706385; 9781433706387; 9789004143241 (alk. paper); 9004143246 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Bible. John -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Jews in the New Testament | Christianity and other religions -- Judaism | Judaism -- Relations -- Christianity | Christianity and antisemitism | Bible. N.T. Jean -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | Juifs dans le Nouveau Testament | Christianisme -- Relations -- Juda�isme | Juda�isme -- Relations -- Christianisme | Christianisme et antis�emitisme | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- New Testament | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Jesus, the Gospels & Acts | Johannes (bijbelboek) | Jodendom | Religieus bewustzijnGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Identity matters.DDC classification: 226.5/067 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction -- Fallacies in scholarly consensus -- Jesus, the Jews and the worship of God -- Jesus, the Sabbath and circumcision -- Jesus, the Jews and Moses -- Believing Jews, Abraham and the devil -- Synthesis: the Johannine Christians, the Jews and Jewishness.
Summary: The book suggests that John's portrayal of the Jews is not a response to Jewish persecution of early Christians. It proposes instead that the exclusive faith in Jesus led the Johannine Christians to abandon some basic markers of Jewish identity.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-274) and indexes.

Introduction -- Fallacies in scholarly consensus -- Jesus, the Jews and the worship of God -- Jesus, the Sabbath and circumcision -- Jesus, the Jews and Moses -- Believing Jews, Abraham and the devil -- Synthesis: the Johannine Christians, the Jews and Jewishness.

The book suggests that John's portrayal of the Jews is not a response to Jewish persecution of early Christians. It proposes instead that the exclusive faith in Jesus led the Johannine Christians to abandon some basic markers of Jewish identity.

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