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Author: James Crossley

of the ways anti-imperialism is often understood. In more conventional historical Jesus terms, I looked at three particular case studies: the kingdom of God and ‘Christology’; ‘sinners’ and purity; and gender. Some of this was summarised by Simon Joseph with a remarkable degree of accuracy. In this

In: Journal for the Study of the Historical Jesus

Volume 16, No. 1 Editorial  1 Anthony Le Donne Articles Exit the ‘Great Man’: On James Crossley’s Jesus and the Chaos of History  3 Simon J. Joseph A Chaotic Jesus: A Response to Simon Joseph  23 James Crossley What is History? Reading John 1 as Historical Representation  31

In: Journal for the Study of the Historical Jesus

This edition of JSHJ includes Simon Joseph’s review of James Crossley, Jesus and the Chaos of History: Redirecting the Quest for the Historical Jesus (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015), and a response by Crossley. These essays were in the pipeline prior to the new editorial

In: Journal for the Study of the Historical Jesus
Author: Cecilia Wassén

Simon J. Joseph, Jesus, the Essenes, and Christian Origins: New Light on Ancient Texts and Communities . Waco, TX : Baylor University Press, 2018. Hardback. Pp. x + 238. ISBN 9781481307765. In this study Simon Joseph continues the work on Christian origins in their Jewish context that

In: Dead Sea Discoveries

encounter Simon Joseph, who has worked on everything from early Christian memory, through Native American religion, to the gnosticizing tendencies and doctrines of a text like A Course in Miracles . If the latter text were written in ancient Coptic or Hebrew, we would take it seriously. Because it is

In: Gnosis: Journal of Gnostic Studies
Author: James Crossley

known: the close analysis and contextualisation of ancient texts, as represented in Simon Joseph’s article in this edition. Of course, such approaches have received a huge amount of intellectual attention but, remarkably, there are still things to be said and new debates are emerging. My co-editor has

In: Journal for the Study of the Historical Jesus

Gnostics. They experienced an acute sense of alienation, existed at a time of intellectual cosmopolitanism, and found monotheism inadequate to explain suffering. Simon Joseph, a specialist in early Judaism and Christianity, takes on Helen Schucman’s book, A Course In Miracles , which has been popular with

In: Gnosis: Journal of Gnostic Studies

brothers being believed when they lie (Gen. 37:31-33) but treated as liars when they speak the truth (42:7-14)” (W.L. Humphreys, Joseph and his Family: A Literary Study [Colombia: University of South Carolina Press, 1988], p. 27). See also U. Simon, Joseph and His Brothers: A Story of Change (trans. David

In: Biblical Interpretation

actually polemical, and that minim sometimes refers to Hellenistic Jews. Among studied texts: m. Sanh. 10:1; t. Sanh . 13:5; t. Meg. 3:37; t. Hor. 1:5; b. Sanh. 91a; b. Šabb. 152b; b. Hor. 11a; b. Ḥul. 13a–b; Gen. Rab. 14:7; Ruth Rab. 6:4); 129–55 Simon Joseph, The Eschatological

In: Journal for the Study of Judaism
Author: Timothy Nagy

, “Sacred Space,” 133. 36 Theissen and McAlpine, “Sacred Space,” 135. 37 Theissen and McAlpine, “Sacred Space,” 136. 38 E. Glenn Hinson, “Everyday Spirituality for Ordinary Time,” Interpretation: A Journal of ­Bible and Theology 67, no. 3 (2013): 269–280, 272. 39 Simon

In: Journal of Youth and Theology