The Messiah: Developments in Earliest Judaism and Christianity

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The MessiahHow did the Jews from 250 B.C.E. to 200 C.E. conceive and express their beliefs in the coming of God's Messiah? Why did the Jews closely associated with Jesus of Nazareth claim within ten years of his crucifixion in 30 C.E. that he indeed was the promised Messiah? An international team of prominent Jewish and Christian scholars discuss these and related questions in this volume that stems from the First Princeton Symposium on Judaism and Christian Origins.The book focuses on the historical and theological ...

The Messiah: Developments in Earliest Judaism and Christianity 2009, Augsburg Fortress Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780800697587

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