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Published by Westminster/John Knox Press in Louisville, Ky .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Jesus Christ -- Teaching methods.,
  • Jesus Christ -- Teachings.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-244 ) and indexes.

Other titlesWisdom and wit of Rabbi Jesus.
StatementWilliam E. Phipps.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBT590.T5 P48 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 254 p. ;
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1410774M
ISBN 10066425232X
LC Control Number93019528

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  Another author who has also noticed The Wisdom & Wit of Rabbi Jesus noticed the same thing: An occupational hazard of any witty speaker is that hearers may suppose that what was said with tongue in cheek represents the humorist’s viewpoint (p. 33).   Jesus, First-Century Rabbi continues a recent trend of books trying to better understand who Jesus was by placing him in the context of first-century Judaism.? This admirable work, written by Rabbi David Zaslow, is a particularly accessible and loving effort, one which has the potential to ease tensions felt? between (some) Christians and Jews. Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Jewish Lights Publishing Get Books One of American Judaism's foremost teachers and writers offers an accessible, inspiring introduction to Talmudic wisdom, exploring the essence of Judaism through reflections on the words of the rabbinic sages. If a man was a "Rabbi" he was entitled to the choice seats in social gatherings and praises of the multitudes. Jesus warned His disciples to avoid the social prestige, the public honours, and the praiseworthy titles that came with the title "Rabbi" (Matthew ). Jesus was often called Rabbi, which He did not deny.