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Jesus reclaimed : Jewish perspectives on the Nazarene / Walter Homolka ; translated by Ingrid Shafer.

Walter Homolka, author.

New York : Berghahn Books, 2015.

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  • Title:
    Jesus reclaimed : Jewish perspectives on the Nazarene / Walter Homolka ; translated by Ingrid Shafer.
  • Author: Walter Homolka, author.
  • Subjects: Jesus Christ -- Jewishness;
    Jesus Christ -- History of dcotrines -- Early church, ca. 30-600; Judaism -- Relations -- Christianity; Christianity and other religions -- Judaism;
    Dewey: 232.906
  • Publication Details: New York : Berghahn Books, 2015.
  • Language: English
  • Uniform Title: Jesus von Nazareth. English
  • Edition: 1st
  • Description: Contents:

    Leonard Swidler

    Translator's Preface
    Ingrid Shafer


    Introduction: The Life of Jesus according to the Sources

    • The Sources
    • The Early Years
    • Public Appearance
    • Jesus's Message
    • Arrest and Trial
    • Death

    Chapter 1. Jewish Images of Jesus prior to the Early Modern Period    

    • Jesus in the Mishnah and Talmud
    • The Toldot Yeshu
    • Rabbinic Polemics against Jesus
    • Christian Talmud Criticism and Censorship

    Chapter 2. The Historical Jesus since the Early Modern Period

    • Jesus and the Jewish Enlightenment
    • The Christian Quest of the Historical Jesus: A Departure from Dogma
    • The Jewish Quest of the Historical Jesus as Repatriation of Jesus to Judaism
    • The Berlin Anti-Semitism Debate
    • The "Jesus Scandal" around Max Liebermann
    • Leo Baeck and Adolf von Harnack: The Controversy

    Chapter 3. The Jewish Quest of Jesus

    • From Joseph Klausner to Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich

    Chapter 4. Joseph Ratzinger and the Jewish Jesus

    • That Jesus Was a Jew: A Cultural Coincidence?
    • The "Rabbi Jesus": For Christians Only as Important as Christ?
    • "Reading the Whole Bible in the Light of Christ": Joseph Ratzinger's Hermeneutics
    • Christian Faith and "Historical Reason"



  • Identifier: ISBN 9781782385806 (ebook) : No price; ISBN £25.00; BNB GBB4D8678; System number: 016966162
  • Notes: Translated from the German.
    Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.

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