RE: [XTalk] Anne Rice and the scholars
- David Hindley wrote:
>...To be honest, the concept that the Jewish war fundamentally changedI don't get this. Wasn't Judaism changed mostly with respect to its
>Judaism but not Christianity, a Jewish sect, seems strange, so I am
>inclined to agree with Rice here.
reliance on the Temple cult? And didn't the realia of the cult figure only
very little, if at all, in Christian theology from the start? What sort of
change should we expect?
Furthermore, the destruction of the Temple unseated the Temple
administration from its position of authority (although many of the priests
competed in the resulting power scramble), but it would not have had such an
effect on the Palestinian Christian community.
John C. Poirier
I assume you mean the url for the journal which I posted this am
Xtalk member, Lisbeth S. Fried's, new book is now available, The Priest and
the Great King: Temple-Palace Relations in the Persian Empire, together with
this review in Denver Journal.
Richard H. Anderson