Eveline van Staalduine-Sulman, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
In Justifying Christian Aramaism Eveline van Staalduine-Sulman explores how Christian scholars of the sixteenth and early seventeenth century justify their study of the Targums, the Jewish Aramaic translations of the Hebrew Bible.
Edited by Alberdina Houtman, Protestant Theological University, Tamar Kadari, Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies, Marcel Poorthuis, Tilburg School of Theology, Vered Tohar, Bar Ilan University
In this volume, the editors have brought together a rich multidisciplinary collection of papers on the incorporation and adaptation of existing stories in a new context. It presents a vast array of research in mutual interaction between ancient myths, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and modern...
The Quests for the Historical Jesus resulted in a move “back to the Jewish roots!” Jewish Jesus research positioned Jewry within a dominantly Christian culture and permitted Jews to feel more at ease with Jesus the Jew. Christians are challenged to respond now with a new Christology.
Edited by A. Houtman Protestant Theological University Amsterdam/Groningen, M.J.H.M. Poorthuis University of Tilburg, J. Schwartz Bar-Ilan University, Y. Turner Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies
Sacrifice is part of many religions. While the actual ritual has often been abolished, the concept remains alive through stories, rituals, calendars and art. The essays in this book discuss the concept from various social, historical and intellectual contexts ranging from the pre-historical...
Alberdina Houtman, Protestant Theological University, Eveline van Staalduine-Sulman, VU University and Hans-Martin Kirn, Protestant Theological University
A Jewish Targum in a Christian World presents a variety of articles around 1. The Use and Function of Targum in Europe; 2. Editing Targum Texts and their Latin Translations; 3. Christians Studying Targum Texts.
The Language Environment of First Century Judea challenges the long-held assumption of New Testament scholarship that only two languages, Aramaic and Greek, were in common use in the land of Israel in the first century. Hebrew should now be moved out of its restricted, marginal status within...
Shulamit Laderman, Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies
The book presents new figurative models of interchange between Judaism and Christianity. It demonstrates the nexus connecting the account of Creation and the Tabernacle using Jewish and Christian texts and artistic images from late antiquity to the late Middle Ages.
Emmanouela Grypeou, University of Oxford & Helen Spurling, University of Southampton
This volume examines the relationship between rabbinic and Christian exegetical writings on the book of Genesis in the Eastern Roman Empire and Mesopotamia, and illuminates the history of relations between Jews and Christians in Late Antiquity.