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Number of Pages: 304
Vendor: Yale University Press
Publication Date: 2009
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The Death and Resurrection of the Beloved Son: The Transformation of Child Sacrifice in Judaism and ChristianityJon D. LevensonYale University Press / 1995 / Trade Paperback$30.00Availability: Expected to ship on or about 05/22/15.CBD Stock No: WW5532X
The Resurrection of the Son of God: Christian Origins and the Question of GodN.T. WrightFortress Press / 2003 / Trade Paperback$27.49 Retail:3.5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
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Resurrection and the Restoration of Israel: The Ultimate Victory of the God of LifeJon D. LevensonYale University Press / 2008 / Trade Paperback$40.00Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.CBD Stock No: WW136357
What the Bible Really Teaches: About Crucifixion, Resurrection, Salvation, the 2nd Coming & Eternal LifeKeith WardCrossroad / 2005 / Trade Paperback$7.90 Retail:
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This book, written for religious and nonreligious people alike in clear and accessible language, explores a teaching central to both Jewish and Christian traditions: the teaching that at the end of time God will cause the dead to live again. Although this expectation, known as the resurrection of the dead, is widely understood to have been a part of Christianity from its beginnings nearly two thousand years ago, many people are surprised to learn that the Jews believed in resurrection long before the emergence of Christianity. In this sensitively written and historically accurate book, religious scholars Kevin J. Madigan and Jon D. Levenson aim to clarify confusion and dispel misconceptions about Judaism, Jesus, and Christian origins.
Madigan and Levenson tell the fascinating but little-known story of the origins of the belief in resurrection, investigating why some Christians and some Jews opposed the idea in ancient times while others believed it was essential to their faith. The authors also discuss how the two religious traditions relate their respective practices in the here and now to the new life they believe will follow resurrection. Making the rich insights of contemporary scholars of antiquity available to a wide readership, Madigan and Levenson offer a new understanding of Jewish-Christian relations and of the profound connections that tie the faiths together.
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