9780567033512

Christian Origins

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  • ISBN13:

    9780567033512

  • ISBN10:

    0567033511

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-08-19
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury T&T Clark

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In Christian Origins Jonathan Knight gives a comprehensive account of the emergence of Christianity as we know it today. Beginning with the Jewish background to Jesus and his teachings, Knight examines the different factions within Judaism at the time, ul

Table of Contents

AbbreviationsPrefacePart One: From Judaism to Jesus 1.   About Christian Origins2.   The Nature of the Sources  3.   In Search of Ancient Israel
4.   The God of Ancient Israel
5.   The Interpretation of Scripture
6.   The Synagogue7.   The Temple
8.   Jewish Parties9.   Diaspora Judaism
10. Jewish Eschatological HopePart Two: Jesus and His Mission11. An Approach to Jesus
12. A Brief History of Jesus13. The Message of Jesus
14. Who Did Jesus Think That He Was?15. The Trial of Jesus16. The Resurrection of Jesus 
Part Three: Paul and His Christian Beginnings
 
17. On Paul the Apostle18. Christianity before Paul19. The Writings of Paul20. Paul and Christian salvation21. Paul and the Future22. Pauline EthicsPart Four: The Birth of Early Christianity23. The Eschatological Framework of Christianity24. The Post-Pauline Writings of the New Testament25. The Emergence of Beliefs about Jesus26. The Breach between Christianity and Judaism27. The Symbols of the Kingdom28. The Development of the Christian Ministry29. Early Christian Ethics30. The Rise of Gnosticism31. Summary and conclusion
 
Appendix: The Gospels as Sources for Jesus
 
Notes
 
Index

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