The Jewish Reclamation of Jesus: An analysis and critique of the modern Jewish study of Jesus

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Wipf and Stock Publishers, Apr 4, 1997 - Religion - 341 pages
How successful is the Jewish reclamation of Jesus in dealing with the data of the Gospels? And how convincing? It is Hagner's claim that the Jewish reclamation of Jesus has been possible only by a very selective reading of the Gospels.
 

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Contents

Foreword
9
Abbreviations
18
The Jewish Approach
26
The Jewish Interest
38
Enlightenment and Emancipation
53
The Modern Jewish Approach
60
Excursus
67
His Relationship to the Law
87
Repentance
199
Prayer
207
The Question of Originality
217
His Mission
227
Less Acceptable Designations
242
The Uniqueness of Jesus
257
Chapter Seven
273
The Central Issue
281

Jesus Break With Tradition
118
Matthew 23
126
The Kingdom of God
133
The Ethical Teachings of Jesus
142
Absoluteness and Impracticability
159
FirstCentury Pharisaism
171
AntiSemitism in the New Testament?
288
Appendix
297
Bibliographical Note
305
Selected Bibliography
313
Index of Scripture References
339
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About the author (1997)

Donald A. Hagner is George Eldon Ladd Professor of New Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary. He holds the B.D. and Th.M. degrees from Fuller Theological Seminary and a Ph.D. from the University of Manchester.

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