Revelation : The Torah and the Bible
Here is a superb resource for all who wish to deepen their understanding of Judaism and Christianity and the relationship between these two great traditions. The authors compare and contrast the paramount theological categories of Judaism and Christianity, specifically Torah, God, and Israel for Judaism, and Bible, God, and church for Christianity.Revelation is the first of three volumes in support of this effort. It consists of a conversation between the Torah and its authoritative representation in the Talmud of Babylonia (a complete and exhaustive statement of God's will for Judaism) and the Christian Bible (Hebrew Scriptures and New Testament), including the interpretation of scripture within the primitive church as the foundation of Christian authority.Within this conversation the authors do not sidestep profound disagreement in favor of proposing obscure theological difference. Each believes in his tradition and its affirmations, and each seeks to grasp the rationality of the views of the other.
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- Jacob Neusner, Bruce D. Chilton
- Paperback | 175 pages
- 139.7 x 215.9 x 15.24mm | 272.15g
- Publication date
- 30 Nov 1995
- Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
- Continuum International Publishing Group - Trinity
- Publication City/Country
- London, United Kingdom