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This quantity offers with the position of saints and exemplary members in Judaism and Christianity. even supposing sharing the Hebrew Bible and spotting an identical Biblical figures there, either religions have built extensively divergent views upon the importance of those figures, even if there are occasional universal motifs and issues. in addition, even the contrasting issues betray an underlying interplay among either religions as is apparent from the contributions on, for instance, Melchizedek, Elijah, the wasteland Fathers, Rabbis on garments, the Apostle Peter in Jewish culture, the Maccabees in Christian culture and the Biblical examples in Saint Antony the Hermit. The e-book examines Jewish and Christian views upon saints and function types from the Biblical interval to the current time. will probably be of detailed significance to students and normal readers drawn to an interdisciplinary method of theology, rabbinics, heritage, paintings heritage and lots more and plenty extra.

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