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The Christians Who Became Jews: Acts of the Apostles and Ethnicity in the Roman City

Christopher Stroup

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300247893
eISBN:
9780300252187
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300247893.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

When considering Jewish identity in Acts of the Apostles, scholars have often emphasized Jewish and Christian religious difference, an emphasis that masks the intersections of civic, ethnic, and ... More


German Jews and Their Social Relationships

Steven M. Lowenstein

in Jewish Daily Life in Germany, 1618-1945

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195171648
eISBN:
9780199871346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171648.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter shows that Jewish social life in the 19th century slowly became more sophisticated and less exclusive. Numerous German Jews acquired manners appropriate to polite gentile society and ... More


Toward a Theory of Disproportionate American Jewish Liberalism

Geoffrey Brahm Levey

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XI: Values, Interests, and Identity: Jews and Politics in a Changing World

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195103311
eISBN:
9780199854585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195103311.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Jews have risen to become one of the best-educated and most economically secure ethno-religious groups in the United States. Some of the existing theories explain why American Jews are, or have been, ... More


Ahad Haʼam: The Politics of Sublimation

Anita Shapira

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XI: Values, Interests, and Identity: Jews and Politics in a Changing World

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195103311
eISBN:
9780199854585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195103311.003.0013
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the biographies on Ahad Haʼam, along with an in-depth philosophical portrait of the Zionist thinker. The first to appear was Yosef Goldstein's Ahad Haʼam. Yehiel Alfred ... More


Image of the Non-Jew in Judaism: A Historical and Constructive Study of the Noahide Laws

David Novak

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764074
eISBN:
9781800340527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764074.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Throughout history the image of the non-Jew in Judaism has profoundly influenced the way in which Jews interact with non-Jews. It has also shaped the understanding that Jews have of their own ... More


Racial Policy and Varieties of Non-Compliance

Robert Gellately

in The Gestapo and German Society: Enforcing Racial Policy 1933-1945

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228691
eISBN:
9780191678806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228691.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Racial policy during the Nazi regime was codified in a series of laws, ordinances, and decrees with more than one hundred entries and yet this was seen as incomplete by the Nazis. Although racial ... More


Judicial Review: Criminal and Administrative Law

Chibli Mallat

in Introduction to Middle Eastern Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199230495
eISBN:
9780191710926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230495.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines the more traditional adjudication of criminal and administrative cases. It argues that in the field of constitutional and criminal law, whenever the slightest political overtone ... More


Kabbalah

Robert Eisen

in The Peace and Violence of Judaism: From the Bible to Modern Zionism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199751471
eISBN:
9780199894833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751471.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

According to the first reading, Kabbalah implicitly supports violence. It expresses the most negative views of non-Jews in the history of Judaism by associating them with the realm of pure evil, and ... More


Modern Zionism

Robert Eisen

in The Peace and Violence of Judaism: From the Bible to Modern Zionism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199751471
eISBN:
9780199894833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751471.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

According to the first reading, Zionism represents the revival of violent tendencies in Judaism now that Jews once again have a state. In religious Zionism, the endorsement of violence is due to the ... More


Epilogue: Personal Reflections on Where We Go from Here

Robert Eisen

in The Peace and Violence of Judaism: From the Bible to Modern Zionism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199751471
eISBN:
9780199894833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751471.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The Epilogue shares personal reflection on the practical ramifications of this study. Most important, if violent and peaceful readings of Judaism are both possible, can Judaism provide Jews with ... More


Contact and Co-operation: Jewish Welfare and the Support Systems of Society at Large

Rainer Liedtke

in Jewish Welfare in Hamburg and Manchester c.1850–1914

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207238
eISBN:
9780191677564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207238.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on co-operation between the community-wide Jewish welfare bodies — regarded by non-Jews as ‘official’ — and the institutions of poor relief in the wider society. It notes that ... More


Jesus and the ‘Outsiders’

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/9780199238903.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter highlights the relationship between Jesus of Nazareth and the outsiders. Jesus began his public ministry around AD 27. He focused on the preaching of the kingdom or the saving rule of ... More


Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Perspectives on Food and Jewishness

David M. Freidenreich

in Feasting and Fasting: The History and Ethics of Jewish Food

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479899333
eISBN:
9781479893133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479899333.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Why should one eat—or avoid—Jewish food? What makes food “Jewish” in the first place? These questions feature prominently not only in rabbinic and other Jewish texts but also in the classical sources ... More


Recontextualizing Acts: Religious, Ethnic, and Civic Identity

Christopher Stroup

in The Christians Who Became Jews: Acts of the Apostles and Ethnicity in the Roman City

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300247893
eISBN:
9780300252187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300247893.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter situates Acts of the Apostles historically and examines previous scholarship on Jewish identity and Acts. It argues that Lukan ethnic reasoning—as mediated by the cultural context of ... More


The Jerusalem Council and the Foundation of Salutaris

Christopher Stroup

in The Christians Who Became Jews: Acts of the Apostles and Ethnicity in the Roman City

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300247893
eISBN:
9780300252187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300247893.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter assesses how Acts of the Apostles uses the image of Jewishness constructed in Acts 2:5–13 to depict the Jewishness of Christian non-Jews in the Jerusalem council (15:1–21). Comparing the ... More


Christian Non-Jews and the Polis

Christopher Stroup

in The Christians Who Became Jews: Acts of the Apostles and Ethnicity in the Roman City

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300247893
eISBN:
9780300252187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300247893.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This concluding chapter summarizes the findings of this book. It argues that Acts of the Apostles' rhetoric of Jewish and Christian identity should be situated within the context of Roman-era cities, ... More


Familiar Strangers: Napoleon and the Jews

Schechter Ronald

in Obstinate Hebrews: Representations of Jews in France, 1715-1815

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235571
eISBN:
9780520929357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235571.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Public discussion of the Jews faded substantially between 1792 and Napoleon's rise to power at the very end of the decade. The September 1791 legislation removing all legal distinctions between Jews ... More


Reflections on the Dialogue Between Jew and Non-Jew in the Bible and in Rabbinic Literature

Rabbi Tovia Ben-Chorin

in Friends on the Way: Jesuits Encounter Contemporary Judaism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228119
eISBN:
9780823236985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228119.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines cases of Jew and non-Jew dialogue in the Bible and in Rabbinic Literature. The foundational element of the Jewish Bible is the dialogue between God and man and between man and ... More


Benjamin Schreier, The Impossible Jew: Identity and Reconstruction of Jewish American Literary History. New York: New York University Press, 2015. 269 pp.

Richard I. Cohen (ed.)

in Place in Modern Jewish Culture and Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190912628
eISBN:
9780190912659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912628.003.0034
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews the book The Impossible Jew: Identity and Reconstruction of Jewish American Literary History (2015), by Benjamin Schreier. In The Impossible Jew, Schreier challenges the ... More


The Law of Adjudication

David Novak

in Image of the Non-Jew in Judaism: A Historical and Constructive Study of the Noahide Laws

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764074
eISBN:
9781800340527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764074.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the law of adjudication. The rabbinic tradition presents two divergent positions on the nature of the law of adjudication. The first position, articulated most fully by ... More


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