Jesus of Nazareth has 18 ratings and 3 reviews. Marcus said: Scholarly, erudite and informative; a great study/biography, for Jew and Gentile alike, of J. Jesus of Nazareth: his life, times, and teaching / by Joseph Klausner ; translated from the original Hebrew by Herbert Danby Klausner, Joseph, This thesis explores Joseph Klausner on a central historical issue: why Israel rejected Jesus. Klausner’s views, compiled from. Jesus of Nazareth, Messianic.

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He had a wide grasp of the Talmud and Midrashic literature. Return to Book Page. Views Read Edit View history.

This verse… proves in the strongest possible fashion that never did Jesus think of annulling the Law or even the ceremonial laws which it contained and setting up a new law of his own. Has some faults, but way more interesting than, eg, the book by Reza Aslan.

Herbert Danbyan Anglican priest, translated the work from Hebrew into English so that English scholars might avail themselves of the information. Steven Chang marked it as to-read Jul 25, But Jesus is, for the Jewish nation, a great teacher of morality and an artist in parable.

The arrival of the Wissenschaft des Judentums Science of Judaism or the Historical Study of Judaism could be considered the single most important factor in making possible a new Jewish attitude towards Jesus.

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Perhaps the silence had been accidental, in that historical circumstances might never have offered an opportunity for reports about Jesus to be included within the writings. Neither can he, to the Jewish nation, be the Messiah: Manuel Monroy Correa rated it really liked it Jan 31, Between Exclusion and Embrace. You are commenting using your Twitter account.

Harry Van marked it as to-read Jan 14, Israel Prize Official Site. Jesus disregarded ritual separatism, thus eating with sinners, and lightly esteemed Sabbath observance, healing diseases which were not dangerous and allowing his disciples to pluck corn, which would later allow Paul to break away from Judaism Philip Sharp marked it as to-read Jan 31, What is Jesus to the Jewish nation at the present day?


To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Preview — Jesus of Nazareth by Joseph Klausner. In his days, Galilee was the stronghold of the most enthusiastic Jewish patriotism… Without any exception he is wholly explainable by the scriptural and Pharisaic Judaism of his time.

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The eighteenth and nineteenth-century Emancipation and the new freedom it brought for Jewish writers and thinkers changed kluasner this and encouraged a less hostile treatment of Jesus. The contradictory traits in his character, its positive and negative aspects, his harshness and his gentleness, his clear vision combined with his cloudy visionariness — all these united to make him a force and an influence, for which history has never yet afforded a parallel.

Roxanne Mooney rated it it was amazing Jan 03, Tzaddiq]Judaism was unable to accept [i. His teaching and his history have been severed from Israel… [F]rom the national Hebrew standpoint it is more difficult to appraise the value klauner Jesus. The contentious problem of how Jesus related to the Jewish Law, or halakhah, was likewise a complicated issue for Klausner.

And, soon after, an emerging Reform Judaism emphasized the ethical tradition within Jewish teaching, as exemplified by the Prophets, at the expense of religious dogma, and sought to re-define Judaism in essentially ethical terms. In JulyKlausner established the Pro-Wailing Wall Committee to defend Jewish rights, and resolve problems over klausne and arrangements for worship at the Western Wall. He was the chief redactor of the Encyclopedia Hebraica. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Where there is no call for the enactment of laws, for justice, for national statecraft, where belief in God and jospeh practice of an extreme and one-sided ethic is in itself enough — there we have the negation of national life and of the national state. The following case study is a compilation of excerpts from a book written by Ov Klausner, a traditionally observant Zionist living in Palestine in the s.

The shrewdness and sharpness of his proverbs and jesuss forceful epigrams serve, in an exceptional degree, to make ethical ideas a popular possession.

At this time there was an outbreak in public debates ,which forced Jewish thinkers to give heed to a subject that, to them, was not of primary interest. David rated it really liked it Jul 18, Christianity, to Klausner, was a combination of Jewish religion and Greek philosophy Klausner earned his Ph.


He was a candidate for president in the first Israeli presidential election inlosing to Chaim Weizmann.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. In particular, Jesus functioned as a kind of object lesson, illustrating the opposing worldviews of Judaism and Christianity.

Jesus of Nazareth

Blog Stats 22, hits. Will rated it it was amazing Jul 09, But in other parts it seems reasonable, where certain events have just happened, and Jesus the goes and does something that seems to have a pretty straightforward psychological motivation like wanting to avoid being arrested. Follow Blog via Email Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

The disputations were, klqusner best, unproductive, since such conditions that is, discussions in which the opponents were also the judges were by no means conducive to an unbiased reading or estimation of Jesus.

For what it’s worth, I didn’t think b was much of an issue. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

If ever the day should come and this ethical code by stripped of its wrappings of miracles and mysticism, the Book of the Ethics of Jesus will be one of the choicest treasures in the literature of Israel for all time. Joseph Klausner — was a Jewish historian and prominent Zionist.

Christianity, it must always be remembered, is the result of a combination of Jewish religion and Greek philosophy; it cannot be understood without a knowledge of Jewish-Greek Alexandrine literature and of contemporary Graeco-Roman culture. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. These two extremes, extreme kindliness of heart and the most violent passion, show in him a character akin to that of the Prophet — save only that he had not the wide political perspective of the Prophets, nor their gift of divine consolation to the nation.