Christine E. Hayes

in Gentile Impurities and Jewish Identities

Published in print December 2002 | ISBN: 9780195151206
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199834273 | DOI:

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Different notions of Jewish identity and Gentile impurity contributed to the rise of Jewish sectarianism in the Second Temple period and the separation of early Christianity from rabbinic Judaism in the first centuries of the Common Era.

Keywords: Christianity; early; gentile; identity; impurity; Jewish; Judaism; rabbinic; sectarianism

Chapter.  2861 words. 

Subjects: Biblical Studies

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