The Jewish Annotated New Testament

Category: Book
By (author): Brettler, Marc Zvi
By (author): Levine, Amy-Jill
Subject:  BIBLES / New Revised Standard Version / Study
  RELIGION / Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / New Testament
  RELIGION / General
  RELIGION / Judaism / General
Audience: general/trade
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: September 2017
Format: Book-hardcover
Pages: 800
Size: 9.25in x 6.12in x 2.50in
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From The Publisher*First published in 2011, The Jewish Annotated New Testament was a groundbreaking work, bringing the New Testament's Jewish background to the attention of students, clergy, and general readers. In this new edition, eighty Jewish scholars bring together unparalleled scholarship to shed new light on the text. This thoroughly revised and greatly expanded second edition brings even more helpful information and new insights to the study of the New Testament. The Jewish Annotated New Testament, Second Edition is an essential volume that places the New Testament writings in a context that will enlighten readers of any faith or none.
Review Quote*Praise for the first edition: "A magnificent achievement... The Jewish Annotated New Testament is a marvelously bounteous compilation." --Commonweal
Review Quote*"An admirable piece of scholarship... Much contemporary writing on Scripture is faddish or tendentious. This book is a disciplined work of clarification and illumination." --Marilynne Robinson, Wall Street Journal
Biographical NoteAmy-Jill Levine is University Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies, E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of New Testament Studies, and Professor of Jewish Studies at Vanderbilt University Divinity School and College of Arts and Sciences. Marc Zvi Brettler is Bernice and Morton Lerner Professor in Judaic Studies at Duke University.