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‘A Light to the Gentiles’: the Significance of the Damascus Road Christophany for Paul

James D. G. Dunn

in The Glory of Christ in the New Testament: Studies in Christology in Memory of George Bradford Caird

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263265
eISBN:
9780191682452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263265.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter presents an essay on the significance of the Damascus Road Christophany for Paul the Apostle. One of the most striking and puzzling features of Paul's writings is his view of his ... More


The Accommodated Jew: English Antisemitism from Bede to Milton

Kathy Lavezzo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501703157
eISBN:
9781501706158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703157.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

England during the Middle Ages was at the forefront of European antisemitism. It was in medieval Norwich that the notorious “blood libel” was first introduced when a resident accused the city's ... More


Afterword

Keren R. McGinity

in Still Jewish: A History of Women and Intermarriage in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757307
eISBN:
9780814759615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757307.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This afterword suggests some directions for future research. It argues that while scholarly and personal interest in the concept and practice of intermarriage has generated a substantial volume of ... More


Ambassadors of God's Empire

Timothy Luckritz Marquis

in Transient Apostle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300187144
eISBN:
9780300187427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300187144.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter serves as a survey of the final chapters of 2 Cor 1–9. It presents a reading of Paul's efforts to rhetorically create his personal global network of envoys that communicate the news of ... More


Antioch and Jerusalem

Jerome Murphy-O'Connor

in Paul: His Story

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199266531
eISBN:
9780191601583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266530.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Before moving to his maintenance base at Ephesus, Paul reported to Antioch, where he became embroiled in a controversy regarding the conditions on which Gentiles could become Christians. A meeting in ... More


Antisemitism

Ritchie Robertson

in The ‘Jewish Question’ in German Literature 1749–1939: Emancipation and its Discontents

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199248889
eISBN:
9780191697784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248889.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Turning to antisemitism as an external obstacle to Jewish integration, this chapter investigates the diversity of antisemitism, and looks at the representation of Jews in selected texts by Gentile ... More


The Apostle to the Gentiles

Gerald O'Collins, SJ

in Salvation for All: God's Other Peoples

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199238903
eISBN:
9780191696794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238903.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter highlights the Apostles to the Gentiles. Paul claimed a special commission from the risen Jesus. He declares twice that Christ died ‘for all’, which means that salvation is both for Jews ... More


The Autothean Controversies: Calvin’s Complex Solidarity with Classical Trinitarianism

Brannon Ellis

in Calvin, Classical Trinitarianism, and the Aseity of the Son

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199652402
eISBN:
9780191742002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652402.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Church History

This chapter takes up the controversies that form the context of Calvin's autothean language. It discusses those during his lifetime, first with trinitarians (like the traditionalist Pierre Caroli) ... More


Baur and the Creation of the Judaism–Hellenism Dichotomy

Anders Gerdmar

in Ferdinand Christian Baur and the History of Early Christianity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198798415
eISBN:
9780191839429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198798415.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter argues that Baur created a dichotomy between Judaism and Hellenism, despite the fact that Baur rarely used the term “Hellenism” and focused instead on the differences between Jewish ... More


“Be on Your Guard Against Food Offered to Idols”: Eidōlothuton and Early Christian Identity

David M. Freidenreich

in Foreigners and Their Food: Constructing Otherness in Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520253216
eISBN:
9780520950276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253216.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The earliest advocates of the gentile mission could not have imagined the impact that their outreach would have on the composition of the Christ-believing community, its self-definition, and its ... More


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