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Judas Iscariot and the myth of Jewish evil

Hyam Maccoby

Judas Iscariot and the myth of Jewish evil

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Published by Peter Halban in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judas Iscariot.,
  • Antisemitism -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementHyam Maccoby.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS2460.J8 M33 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 213 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages213
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19245523M
    ISBN 101870015495

    Editorial Reviews. 11/09/ In April , scholars announced the discovery of the Gospel of Judas to great fanfare, though the fragmentary text, likely written almost years after Judas Iscariot’s death, shed little light on the most vilified of Jesus’s followers. In defence of Judas. According to St John, he was a thief and a liar. Modern historians see him as an idealistic fall-guy. Allan Massie investigates the myths that surround the disciple who. READ MORE: Explore 10 Biblical Sites: Photos. Alternatively, others have suggested that the name Iscariot identified Judas with the Sicarii, or “dagger-men,” a group of Jewish rebels who. Judas Iscariot, one of Jesus' twelve apostles, betrayed his master to the authorities. This act led to the crucifixion and death of Jesus. What the Bible tells us about Judas: Judas was one of the.

    Among his many scholarly books are The Sacred Executioner: Human Sacrifice and the Legacy of Guilt (), Paul and Hellenism (), Judas Iscariot and the Myth of Jewish Evil (), The Philosophy of the Talmud (), Jesus the Pharisee (), and Anti-Semitism and Modernity ().


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See all formats and editions. Hide other formats and editions. Price. New from. Used from. Judas Iscariot and the Myth of Jewish Evil. Maccoby shows that in the earliest texts relating to the life of Jesus, no special or sinister role was ascribed to Judas Iscariot.

He argues that the evil Judas was an invention of later Christians who wished to distance themselves from the Jews.

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And finally, Judas Iscariot and the Myth of Jewish Evil examines the character of Judas and shows he was likely one of Jesus's brothers.

It also shows that in the Christian tradition, Judas was the embodiment of the Jews and Jewish evil and explores the hellish consequences of the Judas tradition for the Jews, reaching the ultimate conclusion.

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Account Lists Account Returns Orders. Cart All. Best Sellers Gift Ideas Prime New Releases Customer. Judas, the myth, history's arch betrayer who sold his Lord for thirty pieces of silver and stands for all time as a figure to be rejected and reviled; Judas, the man, son of wealth and power, a young rebel, a disciple who fought to suppress the lusts of his flesh and hot-blooded pride to follow Jesus, and who became the victim of a monstrously.

Buy Judas Iscariot and the Myth of Jewish Evil American ed. by Maccoby, Hyam (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Judas was a popular Jewish name. Judas was the Greek spelling for the Hebrew name Judah, meaning "praise".

According to the Book of JohnJudas Iscariot was a thief, and having charge. 'Judas Iscariot and the Myth of Jewish Evil' is consistent with Maccoby's overall revision of early Christian history, but it is more narrowly focussed on the NT account of Judas' 'betrayal' of Christ - and of the subsequent attachment of 'guilt' to the Jewish race.

Read more. Judas Iscariot and the myth of Jewish evil. Maccoby, Hyam, Book. English. Published London: Peter Halban, Rate this 15 25 35 45 55 Available at Bishop Otter. This item is not reservable because: There are no reservable copies for this title. Please contact a. This theme is also explored by Jewish writer Hyam Maccoby in his book Judas Iscariot and the Myth of Jewish Evil.

Maccoby argues that Judas' portrayal in the Gospels and Acts is unhistorical. Paul's Epistles mention no treachery; the Gospels, written long after Christ's death, show how the story became more and more embroidered as time went on.

'Judas Iscariot and the Myth of Jewish Evil' is consistent with Maccoby's overall revision of early Christian history, but it is more narrowly focussed on the NT account of Judas' 'betrayal' of Christ - and of the subsequent attachment of 'guilt' to the Jewish race.

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The story begins, more or less, during the time of Jesus, and the fate of his disciple Judas Iscariot, who the Bible says betrayed Jesus to the Jewish chief priests in exchange for 30 pieces of.

Judas Iscariot and the myth of Jewish evil. Author: Hyam Maccoby. Publisher: Peter Halban, EditionFormat: Print book: English View all editions and formats.

Summary: Analyzes the myth of Judas Iscariot in the Gospels, its development in Christian tradition and folklore, and its antisemitic significance from the ancient period up to.

Judas Iscariot (between and ) by James Tissot. The name "Judas" (Ὶούδας) is a Greek rendering of the Hebrew name Judah (יהודה, Yehûdâh, Hebrew for "God is thanked"), which was an extremely common name for Jewish men during the first century AD, due to the renowned hero Judas.

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Judas Iscariot and the Myth of Jewish Evil. New York: Free Press, ix, pp. Hyam Maccoby is well known to those who study Judaism in the first centuries of the common era and the history of Jewish-Christian relations. The present book is a continuation of. Mark Then Judas Iscariot, who was one of the twelve, went to the chief priests in order to betray him to them.

And when they heard it, they were glad and promised to give him money. And. The Jewish responses to all these accusations were few and weak and do not reflect much intellectual courage. 62 The absence of a Jewish response to the figure of Judas Iscariot as presented in the Golden Legend is in striking contrast to the colorful response of Toledot Yeshu to the New Testament figure of Judas, and should be understood in.

The Gospel of Judas is a non-canonical Gnostic content consists of conversations between Jesus and Judas that it includes late 2nd century theology, it is widely thought to have been composed in the 2nd century by Gnostic Christians, rather than the historic Judas himself.

The only copy of it known to exist is a Coptic language text that has been carbon dated to From the writings of St. Paul to the long-lost Gospel of Judas, here are the myths, lies, and historical realities of the true Judas. To this day, the name Judas is synonymous with betrayal.

A disciple of Jesus Christ, Judas Iscariot allegedly sold out his master to Roman authorities for 30 pieces of ted Reading Time: 8 mins. In Judas Iscariot And The Myth Of Jewish Evil (), Maccoby traced a thread linking the New Testament to Auschwitz. London, where Reform and Liberal rabbis train.

A stream of books Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins. Judas Plots The Betrayal Of Jesus, Justifying It In His Own Mind. This confused and discontented apostle, notwithstanding his Master's specific request to refrain from entering Jerusalem, went in haste to keep his appointment with Jesus' enemies at the home of Caiaphas the high priest.

Judaism on Trial: Jewish-Christian Disputations in the Middle Ages () The Sacred Executioner: Human Sacrifice and the Legacy of Guilt () The Mythmaker: Paul and the Invention of Christianity () Early rabbinic writings () Judaism in the First Century () Paul and Hellenism () Judas Iscariot and the Myth of Jewish Evil ().

- True Easter Story Index Page - Judas Iscariot. Judas Iscariot, the twelfth apostle, was chosen by Nathaniel. He was born in Kerioth, a small town in southern Judea. When he was a lad, his parents moved to Jericho, where he lived and had been employed in his father's various business enterprises until he became interested in the preaching and work of John the Baptist.

Among his writings are Revolution in Judaea (), The Sacred Executioner (), The Mythmaker (, second edition ), Early Rabbinic Writings (), Judas Iscariot and the Myth of Jewish Evil (), awarded the Wingate Prize, A Pariah People: The Anthropology of Antisemitism (), and Ritual and Morality: The Ritual Purity System.

Among those who question the traditional Judas story are a Canadian scholar, Professor William Klossen of the Ecole Biblique in Jerusalem, and Hugh Maccoby, author of Judas Iscariot and the Myth.

In the Lost Gospel of Judas Iscariot, Professor Erhman reveals how the document was discovered and repeatedly sold by shady antiquities dealers. This unique and priceless document was mishandled, abused and damaged before it was acquired by Frieda Nussberger, a reputable deale The Gospel of Judas, a gnostic book written in the 2nd century AD.

Judas: Images of the Lost Disciple. Judas. : Kim Paffenroth. Westminster John Knox Press, Jan 1, - Religion - pages. 2 Reviews. Judas has been protrayed as an effete intellectual, a jelous lover, a greedy scoundrel, a misguided patriot, a doomed hero, a man destroyed by despair and God's special, misunderstood messenger and agent.

The Nazis embraced in their propaganda the figure of Judas, always depicted as a hideous Jewish stereotype, and they exploited too the attached myth of Jewish evil.

We would like to show you a description here but the site wont allow more. Judas Iscariot was an only son of wealthy Jewish parents living in Jericho. He had become attached to John the Baptist, and his Sadducee parents had disowned him.

He was looking for employment in these regions when Jesus' apostles found him, and chiefly because of his experience with finances, Nathaniel invited him to join their ranks. Judas Iscariot was the only Judean among the. Judas Iscariot, (died c.

ad 30), one of the Twelve Apostles, notorious for betraying surname is more probably a corruption of the Latin sicarius (murderer or assassin) than an indication of family origin, suggesting that he would have belonged to the Sicarii, the most radical Jewish group, some of whom were terrorists.

Other than his apostleship, his betrayal, and. Stormy petrel of biblical scholarship and author of books on Jesus, St Paul and Judas Iscariot. inspired by Maccoby's book Judas Iscariot and the Myth of Jewish Evil (, Estimated Reading Time: 6 mins.

Judas Begins To Entertain Thoughts of Deserting. Judas Plots The Betrayal Of Jesus, Justifying It In His Own Mind. Judas Is Promised A Fee For His Betrayal, Suiting His Selfish Ambition.

The Plot Is Discovered, And Sorrow Lingers. The Last Supper -- Jesus Commands Judas' Respect, Judas .“The Lost Gospel of Judas Iscariot: A New Look at Betrayer and Betrayed” (), by Bart D. Ehrman, a professor of religious studies at the University of North Carolina, came out too early to.Meaning of Judas’ Name.

Judas’s name is the Greek version of the Hebrew “Judah” which roughly means “Praise” or “Let God Be Praised.”. However, the origin of “Iscariot” is not as clear. It is widely held that the Greek iskariotes comes from Hebrew ishq'riyoth, meaning “man of Kerioth,” a .