Church and Synagogue (30-313 Ad): Parting of the Ways (European Studies in Theology #20) (Hardcover)

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The separation of Church from Synagogue was not a one-time act, but a long-lasting, multilayered, and diversified process. The attempt to explain this process, namely the process of parting of the ways between Judaism and Christianity in the years 30-313 AD, constitutes the main research subject of this publication. The aim of this study is the presentation of the dynamism of Christian-Jewish relations in the first three centuries of the existence of the Church, taking into account mainly historical and theological (but not the only) factors which influenced these relations and finally led to the creation of two separate religions. The two religions existing side by side were in many aspects connected with each other mostly because both originated from biblical Judaism.

About the Author


Mariusz Rosik received his DD in Biblical Theology at the Pontifical Faculty of Theology in Wroclaw (Poland) and his SSL at the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome. He is a professor of New Testament Exegesis at the Pontifical Faculty of Theology and of Jewish History at University of Wroclaw.
Product Details
ISBN: 9783631760055
ISBN-10: 3631760051
Publisher: Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der W
Publication Date: January 21st, 2019
Pages: 560
Language: English
Series: European Studies in Theology