Jesus of Nazareth has 18 ratings and 3 reviews. Marcus said: Scholarly, erudite and informative; a great study/biography, for Jew and Gentile alike, of J. Jesus of Nazareth: his life, times, and teaching / by Joseph Klausner ; translated from the original Hebrew by Herbert Danby Klausner, Joseph, This thesis explores Joseph Klausner on a central historical issue: why Israel rejected Jesus. Klausner’s views, compiled from. Jesus of Nazareth, Messianic.

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Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here He died in in Israel. Views Read Edit View history. To ask other readers questions about Jesus of Nazarethplease sign up. Herbert Danbyan Anglican priest, translated the work from Hebrew into English so that English scholars might avail themselves of the information.

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The Servant rated it it was amazing Sep 30, Clement Birkelbach marked it as to-read Aug 22, Jose marked it as to-read Aug 12, Jun 02, Marcus rated it it was amazing. Koba Kay rated it it was amazing Apr 30, Philip Sharp marked it as to-read Jan 31, What little was written was typically highly defensive and apologetic in tone, for writings regarding Jesus were usually composed under persistent anti-Jewish oppression.

Allen and Unwin, trans. Juan Tirado marked it as to-read Jul 20, Yet, with Geiger and with Graetz, we can aver, without laying ourselves open to the charge of subjectivity and without any desire to argue in defence of Judaism, that throughout the Gospels there pf not one item of ethical teaching which cannot be paralleled either in the Old Testament, hoseph Apocrypha, or in the Talmudic and Midrashic literature of the period near to the time of Jesus.


josdph Historical context of the source. Karla marked it as to-read May 16, Christianity, to Klausner, was a combination of Jewish religion and Greek philosophy Will rated it it was amazing Jul 09, Guillermo Violante rated it it was amazing Apr 13, Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: The eighteenth and nineteenth-century Emancipation and the new freedom it brought for Jewish writers and thinkers changed all this and encouraged a less hostile treatment of Jesus.

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Klausner was the great uncle of Israeli author Amos Oz. In this sense, it is true to say, as Agus does, that, for many Jewish scholars, Jesus was made to stand for whatever it was that the particular scholar repudiated and excoriated Agus7. Ultimately, his unique influence was due to his character David rated it really liked it Jul 18, There were many Gentiles in Galilee, but Jesus was in no way influenced by them.

This anti-Christian attitude is reflected in the fact that the work revealed a glaring lack of familiarity with the changing Christian New Testament research. In his days, Galilee was the stronghold of the most enthusiastic Jewish patriotism… Without any exception he is wholly explainable by the scriptural and Pharisaic Judaism of his time.

If ever the day should come and this ethical code by stripped of its wrappings of miracles and mysticism, the Book of the Ethics of Jesus will be one of the choicest treasures in the literature of Israel for all time. Cole added it Jul 20, So extraordinary is the similarity that it might almost seem as though the Gospels were composed simply and solely out of matter contained in the Talmud and Midrash… But there is a new thing in the Gospels… Jesus gathered together and, so to speak, condensed and concentrated josph teachings in such a fashion as to make them more prominent than in the Talmudic Haggada and the Midrashim, where they are interspaced among nazsreth commonplace discussion and worthless matter… Nazsreth man like Jesus, for whom the ethical ideal was everything, was something hitherto unheard of in the Judaism of the day.


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Joseph Klausner

But in his ethical code there is a sublimity, distinctiveness and originality in form unparalleled in any other Hebrew ethical code; neither is there any parallel to the remarkable art of his parables. Jesus disregarded ritual separatism, thus eating with sinners, and lightly esteemed Sabbath observance, healing diseases which were not dangerous and allowing his disciples to pluck corn, which would later allow Paul to break away from Judaism Follow Blog via Email Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

There was also, of course, the practical danger of provoking violent Christian responses.