In this book Maccoby makes some illuminating points on Judas (greek for Judah) as a stand-in for the jewish . Hyam Maccoby is obviously correct to state that Judas never "betrayed" Jesus. This view is eminently defensible from the New Testament itself.
In this book Maccoby makes some illuminating points on Judas (greek for Judah) as a stand-in for the jewish people, and somehow actually rehabilitates Judas. Bonus material includes: deconstructing the attonement myth that requires a betrayer or "black christ" in Judah, rehash of medevil passion plays and some interesting composites made from anomalous les material in the NT. I read this in a day, being only a ~160pg book.
The notion of the Jews as greedy and miserly, for example, is associated with the deeply implanted, canonical myth that Judas’s motive for betraying Jesus to the authorities was the 30 pieces of silver that they paid him.
Maccoby shows that in the earliest texts. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking Judas Iscariot and the Myth of Jewish Evil as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read.
Judas Iscariot and the Myth of Jewish Evil (1992)
Judas Iscariot and the Myth of Jewish Evil (1992). A Pariah People: Anthropology of Anti-Semitism (1996). Ritual and morality: the ritual purity system and its place in Judaism (1999). Calvin J. Roetzel Paul: the man and the myth 1999 p9 "In 1986 Hyam Maccoby's The Mythmaker – Paul and the Invention of Christianity presents Paul as a Gentile who was frustrated in his attempt to become a Jew. He set out to invent a new religion, and the religion he founded incorporated all of the animus that a rejected Paul felt toward Judaism.
Recommend this journal.
Maccoby traces the development of the myth from the Gospels themselve. ONTINUE READING.
Maccoby shows that in the earliest texts relating to the life of Jesus, no special or sinister role was ascribed to Judas Iscariot. He argues that the evil Judas was an invention of later Christians who wished to distance themselves from the Jews. ISBN13:9780029195550. Release Date:May 1992.
Judas Iscariot and the Myth of Jewish Evil Format: Hardcover Authors: Hyam Maccoby ISBN10: 0029195551 Published: 1992-05-31 Judas Iscariot and the Myth of Jewish Evil.
Judas Iscariot and the Myth of Jewish Evil (Free Press 1992). Maccoby has a book to be published in 2002 titled The Pharisee Jesus from SCM Press. Paul and Hellenism (Trinity Press International 1991). Hyam Maccoby writes (8/5/01): "I write on Christian origins from the standpoint of a scholar of the ancient Jewish writings, including the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Mishnah, the Talmud, and the Midrashim. My view on Christian origins is that Jesus was a Jewish messiah-figure who had no intention of starting a new religion.
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