Category Archives: Second Temple Judaism

The Divinity of Jesus in Early Judaism « Ratio Christi- Apologetics At The Ohio State University

Regarding the book by Daniel Boyarin, The Jewish Gospels, see The Divinity of Jesus in Early Judaism « Ratio Christi- Apologetics At The Ohio State University.

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John the Baptist and the Coming Judgment « Reading Acts

John the Baptist’s preaching is a window into what at least some Jews believed about the coming messianic age.  For the most part, there was a consistent belief that the Lord himself would intervene in some way in history and … Continue reading

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Judaism in the Second Temple Period: The Temple « Reading Acts

The Temple was therefore central to the life of the “common Jew.” As N. T. Wright puts it, “At the heart of Jewish national life, for better or worse, stood the Temple” via Judaism in the Second Temple Period: The … Continue reading

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Judaism in the Second Temple Period: Synagogues « Reading Acts

Philo indicates the primary purpose for going to the synagogue was to study scripture. via Judaism in the Second Temple Period: Synagogues « Reading Acts.

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