The Origins of Anti-Semitism

The Origins of Anti-Semitism : Attitudes towards Judaism in Pagan and Christian Antiquity

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A revisionist reading of early anti-Judaism, in which the author challenges the prevailing opinion and offers a richer picture than ever before of the Jews and Christians of antiquity. 'A very important contribution to the clarifying of the complexity of the relaionships between Jews, Christians, and pagans in Greco-Roman culture.' Rosemary Radford Ruether, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 165.1 x 228.6 x 25.4mm | 589.67g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • 0195036077
  • 9780195036077
  • 1,166,573

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A book of compelling and powerful historical argument. Coherent and well documented, his fresh approach treats a difficult problem in a remarkably interesting way. No one concerned with the troubled relationship between Judaism and Christianity, whether in ancient or modern times, can afford to ignore it. * The Journal of Religion *
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