Journals Higher Education

£59.00

Hardback

This item is printed to order. Items which are printed to order are normally despatched and charged within 5-10 days.

Published: 29 September 2011

256 Pages

235x156mm

ISBN: 9780199793563


Also Available As:

Ebook


Also Available In:


Bookseller Code (AJ)

Contesting Conversion

Genealogy, Circumcision, and Identity in Ancient Judaism and Christianity

Matthew Thiessen

  • Posits the controversial thesis that ancient Jews, unlike most modern religions, did not believe it possible for outsiders to convert to 'Judaism'
  • Argues that some Jews in the late Second Temple period continued to define Jewishness in strictly genealogical terms
Share: