Jewish-Christian Interpretation of the Pentateuch in the Pseudo-Clementine Homilies

by Donald H. Carlson (Author)

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Release Date: Sunday, September 1, 2013
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The pseudo-Clementine writings are one of the most intriguing and valuable sources for early Jewish Christianity. They offer a second- or third-century polemic against the form of Christianity that eventually won out, the Gentile-majority, law-free Christianity that took Paul as its champion. Carlson's interest here is in the highly unusual theory expressed in the Homilies that the Pentateuch is saturated with “false pericopes,” and that the teaching of Jesus, the “true prophet,” is the criterion for establishing what the Pentateuch really means.
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