Jesus of Nazareth has 18 ratings and 3 reviews. Marcus said: Scholarly, erudite and informative; a great study/biography, for Jew and Gentile alike, of J. Jesus of Nazareth: his life, times, and teaching / by Joseph Klausner ; translated from the original Hebrew by Herbert Danby Klausner, Joseph, This thesis explores Joseph Klausner on a central historical issue: why Israel rejected Jesus. Klausner’s views, compiled from. Jesus of Nazareth, Messianic.

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Joseph Klausner

Similarly, Jews in the mediaeval period had little to say about Jesus because of their own concern about encouraging controversy and their fear of reprisals. These two extremes, extreme kindliness of heart and the most violent passion, show in him a character akin to that of the Prophet — save only that he had not the wide political perspective of the Prophets, nor their gift of divine consolation to the nation.

However that may be, these two contradictory attitudes are the sign of the great man. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Joseph Klausner. Roxanne Mooney rated it it was amazing Jan 03, Klausner was the great uncle of Israeli author Amos Oz. A number of clergymen, incensed at Danby for translating the book, demanded his recall from Jerusalem.

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Jesus of Nazareth by Joseph Klausner

Charles Norman rated it really liked it May 19, I tend to agree with Robert about the claimed psychological insight into Jesus’ motivation seeming bogus in parts a. But Jesus is, for the Jewish nation, a great teacher of morality and an artist in parable. Rem marked it as to-read Dec 07, Nationalism and the Origins of the Israeli Right jfsus, pp.


Notify me of new comments via email. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. One of his most influential books was about Jesus.

What was Klausner trying to achieve with his book Jesus of Nazareth, from which these excerpts have been taken? This site uses cookies.

Follow Blog via Email Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Yet nothing is more dangerous to national Judaism than this exaggerated Judaism; it is the jdsus of national culture, the national state, and national life. Although not an Orthodox Jew, he observed Sabbath and the dietary laws.

Historical context of the source. In particular, Jesus functioned as a kind of object lesson, illustrating the opposing worldviews of Judaism and Christianity.

Jesus of Nazareth

Joseph Gedaliah Klausner Hebrew: Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The German Reform rabbi and Wissenschaft scholar, Abraham Geiger, to take one example, spent considerable time and effort to this end. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Guillermo Violante rated it it was amazing Apr 13, In this sense, it is true to say, as Agus does, that, for many Jewish scholars, Jesus was made to stand for whatever it was that the particular scholar repudiated and excoriated Agus7.


Steven Chang marked it as to-read Jul 25, Email required Address never made public. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Andrew Nedelchev marked it as to-read Dec 23, Klausner regarded Jesus as a Jew and a highly significant figure in the national history of the Jews. Despite his Zionist ideology, Klausner had numerous disagreements with Chaim Weizmann.

Notify me of new posts via email. If ever the day should come and this ethical code by stripped of its wrappings of miracles and mysticism, the Book of the Ethics of Jesus will be one of jiseph choicest treasures in the literature of Israel for all time. Tzaddiq]Judaism was unable to accept [i.

Yet Jewish reclamations of Jesus were driven klausnwr more than simply the concern to recover the champion of an earlier Jewish ethical tradition. Klausner was active in the city’s scientific, literary and Anzareth circles. And, soon after, an emerging Reform Judaism emphasized the ethical tradition within Jewish teaching, as exemplified by the Prophets, at the expense of religious dogma, and sought to re-define Judaism in essentially ethical terms. The contentious problem of how Jesus related to the Jewish Law, or halakhah, was likewise a complicated issue for Klausner.