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Author Kazen, Thomas.

Title Jesus and purity Halakhah [electronic resource] : was Jesus indifferent to impurity? / Thomas Kazen.

Imprint Winona Lake, Ind. : Eisenbrauns, 2010.

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Edition Rev. ed.
Description 1 online resource (x, 402 pages) : illustrations.
Series Coniectanea biblica. New Testament series ; 38
Coniectanea biblica. New Testament series ; 38.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 354-385) and indexes.
Contents Acknowledgements; Foreword to the corrected reprint edition; Initial Positions; Chapter I Jesus and purity: an introduction; I.1 The idea of impurity; I.2 Jesus' attitude; Chapter II Jesus and history: problems and possibilities; II.1 The historical Jesus and purity; II.2 Continuity and authentic traditions; II.3 The limits of historical reconstruction; Summary: A case for the historical Jesus as conscious re-construction; Law, Purity, and Body; Chapter III Jesus and the law: much debated conflict stories; III.1 Evaluating legal issues
III.2 Mark 7, hand-washing, and the impurity systemSummary: A case for purity as a wide-spread concern in Second Temple Judaism; Chapter IV Jesus and defilement through contact: a neglected issue; IV.1 An alternative approach; IV.2 Skin disease / "leprosy"; IV.3 Bodily discharges; IV.4 The corpse; Summary: A case for Jesus' attitude as seemingly indif-ferent; Explanatory Models; Chapter V Purity and morality; V.1 Immorality and bodily defilement in ancient Judaism; V.2 Jesus: inner and outer impurity; V.3 John and Jesus: inner and outer purification
VIII.2 Interpreting Jesus' attitude to impurityVIII.3 Jesus then and now; Bibliography Sources; Literature; Indices Author Index; Subject Index; Source index
Summary A case for Jesus as part of a moral trajectory in JudaismChapter VI Purity and diversity; VI.1 Common Judaisms; VI.2 Social and regional differences; VI.3 Centre and periphery; Summary: A case for Jesus' attitude as a reaction to a Galilean dilemma on purity; Chapter VII Impurity and demonic threat; VII.1 Demonology and impurity; VII.2 Jesus as exorcist; Summary: A case for Jesus as overruling impurity with the kingdom; Concluding Reflections; Chapter VIII Reconstruction and interpretation; VIII.1 Reconstructing Jesus' attitude to impurity
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Subject Jesus Christ.
Purity, Ritual -- Christianity.
Purity, Ritual -- Judaism.
Jewish law.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Kazen, Thomas. Jesus and purity Halakhah. Rev. ed. Winona Lake, Ind. : Eisenbrauns, 2010 9781575068091 (DLC) 2010005676 (OCoLC)528665868
ISBN 9781575066356 (electronic bk.)
1575066351 (electronic bk.)