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Rebecca's Children: Judaism and Christianity in the Roman World,

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Renowned scholar Alan Segal offers startlingly new insights into the origins of rabbinic Judaism and Christianity. These twin descendants of Hebrew heritage shared the same social, cultural, and ideological context, as well as the same minority status, in the first century of the common era. Through skillful application of social science theories to ancient Western thought, including Judaism, Hellenism, early Christianity, and a host of other sectarian beliefs, Segal reinterprets some of the most important events of Jewish ...

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Rebecca's Children: Judaism and Christianity in the Roman World, 1986, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780674750753

Hardcover