Then, as Now, It’s Judaisms and not Judaism (via Zwinglius Redivivus)

The idea that either Judaism or Christianity exist as monoliths is a common misconception. It is good to see that this inaccuracy is being dispelled in the blog-o-sphere.

Then, as Now, It's Judaisms and not Judaism On Judaisms- an observation. Judaism is not now, nor has it ever been, a monolith.  Any more than Christianity. Jews in Jesus’ day argued as much among themselves as Jews of our day. This is why all talk of ‘the Jews’ or even ‘Jews’ requires extensive qualification and why New Testament scholars need to be much more careful in describing ‘Judaism’. The general population isn’t equipped to know which fragment of the many Judaisms are in mind when … Read More

via Zwinglius Redivivus


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