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Reluctant Parting How the New Testament's Jewish Writers Created a Christian Book

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ISBN-10: 0060596368

ISBN-13: 9780060596361

Edition: 2005

Authors: Julie Galambush

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Peeling away centuries of misinterpretation, The Reluctant Parting tells the painful story of how the New Testament authors fought - ultimately in vain - to preserve their legitimacy as members of the Jewish community. Biblical scholar Julie Galambush, a former Baptist minister who converted to Judaism, reveals the diversity within first-century Judaism and how an intra-Jewish debate about what it means to be Jewish included the followers of Jesus as one Jewish sect among many. Although other books have demonstrated the Jewishness of Jesus, none has grappled with the implications of the New Testament authors' identity as Jews. What would it mean to read this Christian scripture as it…    
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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 11/8/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 352
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Eileen McGann is an attorney and consultant. She has co-authored several books along with Dick Morris including Condi vs. Hillary, Rewriting History, Because He Could, Revolt! How to Defeat Obama, Repeal His Socialist Programs, and Here Come the Black Helicopters!: UN Global Governance and the Loss of Freedom. McGann and Morris write weekly columns for the New York Post and Galambush is an associate professor of religious studies at The College of William and Mary. She holds a Ph.D. in Old Testament studies from Emory University and a Master of Divinity from Yale Divinity School. Formerly an ordained American Baptist minister, Galambush is a convert to Judaism and a member…    

Beginnings: From Jewish Sect to Gentile Religion
The Jewish World in the First Century C.E.
Parting of the Ways: Judaism and Christianity
The Origins of the New Testament
The Order of the New Testament Canon
The Synoptic Gospels
The Gospel According to Mark
The Gospel According to Matthew
The Gospel According to Luke
The Acts of the Apostles
The Letters of Paul
First Thessalonians
Second Thessalonians
First Corinthians
Second Corinthians
The Pastoral Epistles: 1 and 2 Timothy and Titus
Second Timothy
First Timothy
Additional Letters
The Letter to the Hebrews
First Peter
Second Peter
The Writings of the Johannine Communities
The Gospel According to John
First, Second, and Third John
Epilogue: The Image of the Jew in Christian Scripture
Suggested Further Reading