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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 288.
Published: 01 April 2010
.... in the persons of   his teachers later, and, spiral his CIA the in rise toAngleton’skey the found has spectacular Holzman. Michael by at intelligence for the CIA decades, two from the early counter of chief Angleton, Jesus James of story the is This agency. the damaged profoundly...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 426–427.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Jack Miles; Jeffrey M. Perl Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 deSilva David A. , The Jewish Teachers of Jesus, James, and Jude: What Earliest Christianity Learned from the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2012 ), 343 pp. ...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (2): 311–312.
Published: 01 May 2021
... and space culminating in the death and resurrection of Jesus. Unmooring Jesus of Nazareth not only from history but also from doctrine is refreshing, but doing so also blurs the differences, which there surely are, between Jesus and the great saving figures of Asia, from Rāma and Kṛṣṇa to the Buddha...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (3): 422–481.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Matthew Mutter Abstract J. M. Coetzee's trilogy of novels with Jesus in their titles, published between 2013 and 2019, has bewildered many reviewers. This essay review proposes that that bewilderment stems from a misconception of the novels’ allegorical dimension and of the possible meanings evoked...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 513–515.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Jack Miles deSilva David A. , The Jewish Teachers of Jesus, James, and Jude: What Earliest Christianity Learned from the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha . ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2012 ), 343 pp. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 108–109.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Glenn S. Holland Horsley Richard , The Prophet Jesus and the Renewal of Israel: Moving Beyond a Diversionary Debate . ( Grand Rapids, MI : W. B. Eerdmans , 2012 ), 161 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 334.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Guy G. Stroumsa Siddiqui Mona , Christians, Muslims, and Jesus . ( New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2013 ), 285 , pp. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 261–275.
Published: 01 April 2020
... with its patron saint—the Muslim pilgrims to Büyükada pray for help to Allah, not to St. George or Jesus—as they travel to be in a place of hope at a time of personal need. This article analyzes how the proliferation of these votive exopraxes indicates both the tenuousness of the distinction between...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (2): 310.
Published: 01 May 2021
... this startling conclusion at the end of a book in which she seeks to understand why the followers of Jesus remained in Jerusalem after his crucifixion. What did they find in Jerusalem that they could not find elsewhere? The answer is: the Temple. The premise of this study is that the only way to understand...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 88–124.
Published: 01 January 2020
... there was any such concept as Christianity, or even religion denied, like the early followers of Jesus, that Jew and Jesus- believer were mutually exclusive terms. Elijah Zvi Soloveitchik has largely been forgotten, though his commentary on the Gospels had appeared in French, German, and Polish...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 512–513.
Published: 01 September 2015
... and about Nazareth ten. aboutwould been have seventy, Jesus Hillel possible. but it chronologically is best, at folklore is so he did That himself. Hillel with studied had Jesus namely, that   question own his to night that gave host my that answer the neverhad heard 22:3). Elder...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (2-3): 451–455.
Published: 01 August 2007
... the three readings that concern us directly at this time. The first one offers us a prophetic portrait of the person of the Messiah — a portrait that receives its full meaning from the moment when Jesus reads the text in the synagogue at Nazareth and says, “Today this Scripture passage...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 108.
Published: 01 January 2015
... main Heideas. also theological oflight Christian the in interpreters biblical by misunderstood repeatedly been has and slight is age ofthe turn the around tions expecta apocalyptic for “Jewish” evidence textual that Horsleyargues of Jesus. portrait forahistorical...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (1): 16–33.
Published: 01 January 2006
... This xion of Jesus. The Land Called Holy: Palestine in in Palestine Holy: Called Land...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (2): 228–240.
Published: 01 April 2003
... is described as the deceitful mother of Solomon’s judgment (1 Kings 3:16–28) and Jesus as the dead baby; the other mother, in this Jewish interpretation, is Judaism, and her son is the living infant.4 The two religions began around the same...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 287–290.
Published: 01 May 2022
... in compelling narrative form. His The Islamic Jesus: How the King of the Jews Became a Prophet of the Muslims (2018) begins with the anomaly that while Jewish influence on formative Islam is undeniable, Islam nonetheless honors Jesus as the Messiah. With that puzzle before his readers’ eyes, Akyol proceeds...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (1): 146–148.
Published: 01 January 2022
... and The Brothers Karamazov , both discussed by Harries. In Brothers , Dostoevsky's oppositional figures include the atheist brother Ivan and the Grand Inquisitor. Shusaku Endo, similarly, was haunted by the person of “that man,” Jesus Christ, and by anti-Christs ranging from slinking Judas figures to apostate...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 334–335.
Published: 01 April 2015
..., the makes title ofthe prophecy. As chain the closed had himself Jesus since prophet, afalse was Muhammad that nohad choice butclaim to part, their for theologians, Christian theology. Islamic hencefor early and Qur’an for the issue main the is onprophecy,achapter really which...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (1): 66–142.
Published: 01 January 2022
... . 13. Ambrose, Enarrationes in XII Psalmos Davidicos , on Psalm 38. 14. Benedict XVI, “Grace and Vocation,” 16 . 15. “According to Jesus’ understanding of history, a ‘time of the Gentiles’ comes between the destruction of the temple and the end of the world. At first, of course, its...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (3): 489–490.
Published: 01 August 2021
... of Mary Magdalene, Mary of Bethany (Martha's sister who sat listening to Jesus's teachings instead of cooking for him), and the unnamed sinner of the Gospels who used her long locks to clean Jesus's feet with unguent. Medieval thinkers quickly identified the sin of this composite Magdalene as sexual, thus...