NRSV Jewish Annotated New Testament Hardcover Hardback
New Revised Standard Version Bible Translation
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NRSV Jewish Annotated New Testament Hardcover
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In The Jewish Annotated New Testament, eminent experts under the general editorship of Amy-Jill Levine and Marc Z. Brettler put these writings back into the context of their original authors and audiences. And they explain how these writings have affected the relations of Jews and Christians over the past two thousand years.
An international team of scholars introduces and annotates the Gospels, Acts, Letters, and Revelation from Jewish perspectives, in the New Revised Standard Version translation. They show how Jewish practices and writings, particularly the Greek translation of the Hebrew Bible, influenced the New Testament writers. From this perspective, readers gain new insight into the New Testament's meaning and significance. In addition, thirty essays on historical and religious topics--Divine Beings, Jesus in Jewish thought, Parables and Midrash, Mysticism, Jewish Family Life, Messianic Movements, Dead Sea Scrolls, questions of the New Testament and anti-Judaism, and others--bring the Jewish context of the New Testament to the fore, enabling all readers to see these writings both in their original contexts and in the history of interpretation. For readers unfamiliar with Christian language and customs, there are explanations of such matters as the Eucharist, the significance of baptism, and "original sin."
For non-Jewish readers interested in the Jewish roots of Christianity and for Jewish readers who want a New Testament that neither proselytizes for Christianity nor denigrates Judaism, The Jewish Annotated New Testament is an essential volume that places these writings in a context that will enlighten students, professionals, and general readers.
NRSV Jewish Annotated New Testament Hardcover by Levine, Amy-Jill: Brettler, Ma was published by Oxford Univ. Press #32 in November 2011 and is our 36678th best seller. The ISBN for NRSV Jewish Annotated New Testament Hardcover is 9780195297706.
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|Page last updated||31st October 2016|
|Author / Artist||Levine, Amy-Jill: Brettler, Ma|
|Publisher||Oxford Univ. Press #32 (November 2011)|
|Number of Pages||700|