Introduction I. Varieties of Judaism and Christianity in Late Second Temple Times Paula Fredriksen, How Later Contexts Affect Pauline Content, or: Retrospect is the Mother of Anachronism Eyal Regev, Flourishing before the Crisis: Mapping Judaean Society in the First Century CE Baudouin Decharneux, The Carabas Affair (in Flacc 36-39): An Incident Emblematic of Philo's Political Philosophy Huub van de Sandt, The Jewishness of Jude-James-Hebrews in Light of Purity II. The Period of the Revolts 66-135 CE James B. Rives, Animal Sacrifice and Political Identity in Rome and Judaea Steve Mason, Why Did Judaeans Go to War with Rome in 66-67 CE? Realist-Regional Perspectives Adrian Goldsworthy, `Men Casually Armed against Fully Equipped Regulars': The Roman Military Response to Jewish Resistance
63 BCE -
135 CE Joshua Schwartz, Yavne Revisited: Jewish `Survival' in the Wake of the War of Destruction J. Andrew Overman, The Destruction of the Temple and the Conformation of Judaism and Christianity Zeev Safrai, Socio-Economic and Cultural Developments in the Galilee from the Late First to the Early Third Century CE III. Post-Revolt Jewish and Christian Identities John M.G. Barclay, `Jews' and `Christians' in the Eyes of Roman Authors c.
100 CE Marius Heemstra, The Fiscus Judaicus: Its Social and Legal Impact, and a Possible Relation with Josephus' Antiquities Peter J. Tomson, The Didache, Matthew, and Barnabas as Sources for Early Second Century Jewish and Christian History Adiel Schremer, Beyond Naming: Laws of Minim in Tannaic Literature and the Early Rabbinic Discourse of Minut Albert I. Baumgarten, The Rule of the Martian in the Ancient Diaspora: Celsus and His Jew Ishay Rosen-Zvi, Yetser Ha-Ra and Daimones: A Shared Jewish and Christian Discourse.
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The papers in this volume are organized around the ambition to reboot the writing of history about Jews and Christians in the first two centuries CE. There are three focal points: (1) the varieties of Jewish and Christian expression in late Second Temple times, (2) the socio-economic, military, and ideological processes during the period of the revolts, and (3) the post-revolt Jewish and Christian identities that emerged. As such, the volume is part of a larger project that is to result in a source book and a history of Jews and Christians in the first and second centuries. (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate/Variorum, c2007.
Book — 350 p. in various pagings : ill. ; 23 cm.
Part 1 The Papal Challenge: The burning of the Talmud in 1553, in the light of 16th century Catholic attitudes toward the Talmud-- The consciousness of closure: Roman Jewry and its ghet-- Expulsion Italian style: the case of Lucio Ferraris-- The good of the Church, the good of the state: the Popes and Jewish money.
Part 2 In Search of Conversion: Church, conversion and tradition: the problem of Jewish conversion in 16th century Italy-- A tale of uncertainties: converts in the Roman ghetto-- Neofiti and their families, or perhaps, the good of the state-- Delitto e castigo nello stato della chiesa: gli ebrei nelle carceri romane dal
Part 3 The Jews of Rome: Prossimita o distanza: etnicita, sefarditi e assenza di conflitti etnici nella Roma del sedicesimo secolo-- Ethnic rivalry or melting pot: the 'edot' in the Roman ghetto-- Ethnic amalgamation, like it or not: inheritance in early modern Jewish Rome-- Abramo ben Aaron Scazzocchio, another kind of Rabbi-- The knotty problem of Shem Tov Soporto: male honor, marital intentions, and disciplinary structures in mid-16th-century Jewish Rome-- The new fashioned from the old: parallels in public and learned memory and practice in 16th century Jewish Rome-- Corporate double talk: Kehillat Kodesh and Universitas in the Roman Jewish 16th century environment-- Marriages are made in heaven: marriage and the individual in the Roman Jewish ghetto-- Writing in Hebrew, thinking in Italian-- Jewish pre-emancipation: ius commune, the Roman communita, and marriage in the early modern Papal State-- Index.
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The theme uniting the essays reprinted here is the attitude of the medieval Church, and in particular the papacy, toward the Jewish population of Western Europe. Papal consistency, sometimes sorely tried, in observing the canons and the principles announced by St Paul - that Jews were to be a permanent, if disturbing, part of Christian life - helped balance the anxiety felt by members of the Church. Clerics especially feared what they called Jewish pollution. These themes are the focus of the studies in the first part of this volume. Those in the second part explore aspects of Jewish society and family life, as both were shaped by medieval realities. (source: Nielsen Book Data)
The author attempts to demonstrate that the Italian Army deserves attention for its often humanitarian treatment of Italian Jews and other Jews. He also analyzes revisionist histories of Pope Pius XII and his alleged "silence, " arguing that revisionists were writing for a popular audience interested in sensation and scandal, and that this profitable trail attracted journalists and historians alike. Focusing primarily on the roles played by the Vatican and the Royal Italian Army, this book also provides an overview of the travail of Italy's Jewish community from the beginning of Mussolini's anti - Semitic policies in the late 1930s, through the end of the German occupation in May 1945. (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Pope Pius II is often criticized for his silence during the extermination of European Jewry during World War II. This account examines exactly what the Pope, his advisers, and his assistants at the Vatican Secretariat of State did to help the Jews of Italy. It finds that they did very little. (source: Nielsen Book Data)