A compelling account of Christianity’s Jewish beginnings, from
one of the world’s leading scholars of ancient religion
How did a group of charismatic, apocalyptic Jewish missionaries,
working to prepare their world for the impending realization of
God's promises to Israel, end up inaugurating a movement that
would grow into the gentile church? Committed to Jesus’s
prophecy—“The Kingdom of God is at hand!”—they were, in... more...