The Relation of the Jewish Christians to the Jews in the First and Second Centuries

The Relation of the Jewish Christians to the Jews in the First and Second Centuries

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...he addresses as his friend?' Eabbi Saphra " was unable to reply. The Minim then took him and tied a rope " round his head, and tormented him. When Eabbi Abhu came " and found him in this plight, he demanded of the Minim, " ' Why do you torment this Rabbi so cruelly?' They replied, " 'Did you not tell us that he was a very learned man? To ' the first question we asked of him, he was unable to render any " answer.' Then did Rabbi Abhu answer them, 'I did indeed say " that he was a great scholar in the Talmud, but not in the "Bible"' (Bab. Avoda Sara, fol. 4, a). Of the date of Eabbi Abhu and Rabbi Saphra nothing is known. to all Judaea, Samaria, Syria, Asia Minor, Greece and Eome; the descending tendrils taking root with great facility in the rank soil of heathenism. And everywhere the nucleus of these communities was Jewish. According to one theory (Pearson Vind. Ignat., part ii., c. 13, p. 414; Hammond, diss. v. adv. Blondel, c. 1), the Jewish element was for a long time kept distinct from the Gentile, and had its own bishop. Hence, they explain the co-existence of Enodius and Ignatius in Antioch; of Peter and Paul, and of Lesius and Clemens in Eome (Epiph. Haer. xxvii). Alexandria, apparently, was an exception to the rule, having only one bishop (Epiph. Haer., Ixviii). Josephus is able, indeed, to ignore the existence of these Jewish Christians at Jerusalem; but the heathen poet, Claudian, does the same in regard to the whole Christian community in Eome as late as the year 400, A.d. Eusebius mentions a certain Thebuthis, who immediately after the death of James made a beginning secretly to corrupt the Church, on account of his not being made Bishop (Hegesippus ap. Eus., iv. 22). This may account for the fact that a special message from heaven...show more

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