Saturday, March 15, 2008

Time Magazine's David van Biema on Re-Judaizing Jesus citing Amy-Jill Levine and Bruce Chilton amongst others. His conclusion:

...the reassessment should increase both Jewish-Christian amity and gospel clarity, things that won't happen if regular Christians feel that in rediscovering Jesus the Jew, they have lost Christ. But, he ends by citing someone else, we are in too deep to stop. Sounds rather too reluctant to me.

Here's a far more beneficial mention of Jewish and Christian scholarly collaboration on the topic of resurrection from today's NY Times by Peter Steinfels. Here's the book the article mentions due out at the end of April from Yale.

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