Explore the words of Jesus through the context of His conversations with other Jews. From the role of ancient rabbis and rabbinic literature to portrayals of Jesus in the Talmud, Dr. Instone-Brewer reveals how Jesus’ teachings were influenced by His Jewish life. We see Jesus attending the Jewish festivals, interacting with the Jewish leaders and laypeople and teaching them about the Father that He came from, was representing, and was going back to.
Introducing the Speaker and the Course
Diversity in Judaism
Evidence for Jewish Life
The Nature of Oral Texts
The Schools of Hillel and Shammai
Preserving and Editing the Tradition
Significance of the Rabbinic Traditions
Who Were the Rabbis?
Unification after 70 CE
Fragmented Judaism in the First Century
The Influence of the Rabbis in New Testament Times