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Author Thiessen, Matthew, 1977-
Title Contesting conversion : genealogy, circumcision, and identity in ancient Judaism and Christianity / Matthew Thiessen.
Published New York : Oxford University Press, c2011.
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 Floor2  DS143 .T44 2011    IN LIBRARY
Description x, 246 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Ishmael, Isaac, and covenantal circumcision in Genesis 17 -- Uncircumcised and circumcised gentiles in the Hebrew Bible -- Eighth-day circumcision in Jubilees -- Jewishness as genealogy in the late Second Temple period -- Jews, gentiles, and circumcision in early Christianity.
Subject Jews -- Identity.
Conversion -- Judaism.
Circumcision -- Biblical teaching.
Berit milah.
Circumcision -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
ISBN 0199793565 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780199793563 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780199793679 (ebook)
0199793670 (ebook)
OCLC number 671541135