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Aux origines des messianismes juifs

This book, edited by D. Hamidović, contains the proceedings of a conference held in Paris in June 2010. It is organized in three parts with twelve articles (eleven in French, one in English), a foreword, and an index of ancient sources. The foreword explains the aim of the book: to raise several questions dealing with messianism, such as terminology (what ...

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The Son of Man in the Gospel of John (Ellens)

By the time I get through the Synoptic Gospels in my “Origins of Christianity” course, the students are yawning through “the same old stories.” It is thus inevitably a shocking experience when they encounter this very strange, “extra-terrestrial,” Gospel of John, at which point my students begin to identify with the disciples in the fourth Gospel: “We do not know ...

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The Son of Man in the Gospel of John (Ellens

[ By the time I get through the Synoptic Gospels in my “Origins of Christianity” course, the students are yawning through “the same old stories.” It is thus inevitably a shocking experience when they encounter this very strange, “extra-terrestrial,” Gospel of John, at which point my students begin to identify with the disciples in the fourth Gospel: “We do not ...

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