Jesus and the People of God: Reconfiguring Ethnic Identity

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How did the Jesus movement-a messianic sectarian version of Palestinian Judaism-transcend its Judaean origins and ultimately establish itself in the Roman East as the multi-ethnic socio-religious experiment we know as early Christianity? In this major work, Hellerman, drawing upon his background as a social historian, proposes that a clue to the success of the Christian movement lay in Jesus' own conception of the people of God, and in how he reconfigured its identity from that of ethnos to that of family. Pointing first to ...

Jesus and the People of God: Reconfiguring Ethnic Identity 2013, Sheffield Phoenix Press Ltd, Sheffield

ISBN-13: 9781909697201

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Jesus and the People of God: Reconfiguring Ethnic Identity 2007, Sheffield Phoenix Press Ltd

ISBN-13: 9781906055219

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