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Playing a Jewish game

Michele D. Murray

Playing a Jewish game

Gentile Christian Judaizing in the first and second centuries CE.

by Michele D. Murray

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination232 leaves.
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20308389M
ISBN 100612499928

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``Playing a Jewish Game is praiseworthy for challenging deeply rooted yet inadequate identifications of the subjects and audiences of so-called `anti-Jewish' early Christian literature.

Murray's work is notable also for employing a wide assortment of eveidnece, including canonical, non-canonical and patristic literature, all of which is introduced with requisite background information for readers who may be new Cited by: - Jay Newman, Canadian Book Review Annual, ``Playing a Jewish Game is praiseworthy for challenging deeply rooted yet inadequate identifications of the subjects and audiences of so-called `anti-Jewish' early Christian literature.

Murray's work is notable also for employing a wide assortment of eveidnece, including canonical, non-canonical and patristic literature, all of which is introduced with. Playing a Jewish game: Gentile Christian Judaizing in the first and second centuries CE Author: Michele Murray ; Canadian Corporation for Studies in Religion.

-- Jay Newman -- Canadian Book Review Annual,``Playing a Jewish Game offers a new perspective upon history and religious definition that reverberates as vital to better understanding Judaism. In this special jewish edition of the sequence game, players will find symbols of jewish culture pictured on the game board and the playing cards.

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The following is a description of this game from : Getting Over the Hump in Learning Yiddish.A schmuck wouldn't play this game.

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The book describes games played by Jewish children who lived in concentration camps, ghettos and in hiding.