The Resource Modern Jews engage the New Testament : enhancing Jewish well-being in a Christian environment, Michael J. Cook

Modern Jews engage the New Testament : enhancing Jewish well-being in a Christian environment, Michael J. Cook

Label
Modern Jews engage the New Testament : enhancing Jewish well-being in a Christian environment
Title
Modern Jews engage the New Testament
Title remainder
enhancing Jewish well-being in a Christian environment
Statement of responsibility
Michael J. Cook
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Offers an introduction to Jesus and Paul, the Gospels, and Revelation, leading Jews out of anxieties that plague them and clarifying for Christians why Jews draw back from sacred Christian writings
Action
committed to retain for EAST
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cook, Michael J.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BM620
LC item number
.C625 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jesus Christ
  • Judaism
  • Christianity and other religions
Label
Modern Jews engage the New Testament : enhancing Jewish well-being in a Christian environment, Michael J. Cook
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 336-341) and indexes
Contents
When advice of sages ceases to be sage advice -- Results of ignorance: evolving Jewish views of Jesus -- Presenting the New Testament: order and dis-orders -- Prisms for viewing early Christianity -- Jesus and his setting in the Land of Israel -- Paul in his diaspora context -- Characteristic Jewish perspectives on the Gospels -- Mastering "Gospel dynamics": avenues to ponder -- Christmas: why the infancy ("virgin birth") stories arose -- Maundy (Holy) Thursday: can we right what's wrong with church "seders"? -- Good Friday: responding to blame for Jesus' death -- Good Friday (extended): did the Sanhedrin and Barabbas episodes actually occur? -- Easter: empty tomb enigmas -- Romans 9-11: why Paul's anxiety for Israel? -- The Gospel of Mark: destabilizing a betrayal by "Judas" ("the Jews"?) -- The Gospel of Matthew: why so "pro-Jewish" a flavor to so "anti-Jewish" a Gospel? -- The Gospel of Luke and the book of Acts: did Jews flock to Christianity? Luke's myth of the "myriads" -- The Gospel of John: why are Jesus' enemies so conspicuously termed "the Jews"? -- The Christian apocalypse: Jews as God's odometer in end-times scenarios -- Neutralizing missionary encroachment: conceptual frameworks -- My personal positions: where they may be distinctive -- Is the New Testament "antisemitic"? -- Never again! never before!
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiv, 374 p.
Isbn
9781580233132
Lccn
20070469 48
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)178213811
  • (OCoLC)178213811
Label
Modern Jews engage the New Testament : enhancing Jewish well-being in a Christian environment, Michael J. Cook
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 336-341) and indexes
Contents
When advice of sages ceases to be sage advice -- Results of ignorance: evolving Jewish views of Jesus -- Presenting the New Testament: order and dis-orders -- Prisms for viewing early Christianity -- Jesus and his setting in the Land of Israel -- Paul in his diaspora context -- Characteristic Jewish perspectives on the Gospels -- Mastering "Gospel dynamics": avenues to ponder -- Christmas: why the infancy ("virgin birth") stories arose -- Maundy (Holy) Thursday: can we right what's wrong with church "seders"? -- Good Friday: responding to blame for Jesus' death -- Good Friday (extended): did the Sanhedrin and Barabbas episodes actually occur? -- Easter: empty tomb enigmas -- Romans 9-11: why Paul's anxiety for Israel? -- The Gospel of Mark: destabilizing a betrayal by "Judas" ("the Jews"?) -- The Gospel of Matthew: why so "pro-Jewish" a flavor to so "anti-Jewish" a Gospel? -- The Gospel of Luke and the book of Acts: did Jews flock to Christianity? Luke's myth of the "myriads" -- The Gospel of John: why are Jesus' enemies so conspicuously termed "the Jews"? -- The Christian apocalypse: Jews as God's odometer in end-times scenarios -- Neutralizing missionary encroachment: conceptual frameworks -- My personal positions: where they may be distinctive -- Is the New Testament "antisemitic"? -- Never again! never before!
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiv, 374 p.
Isbn
9781580233132
Lccn
20070469 48
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)178213811
  • (OCoLC)178213811

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