Not God

Book: Not God’s People: Insiders And Outsiders In The Biblical World
Author: Lawrence M. Wills * Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1

2 The Beginning of Difference and the Origin of Others in the Hebrew Bible 21

3 The Redefinition of We and Other in Ezra-Nehemiah 53

4 Judaism and Hellenism in 1 and 2 Maccabees 87

5 “Scribes and Pharisees, Hypocrites!” in the Gospel of Matthew 101

6 The Jews in the Gospel of John 133

7 Jew and Gentile as Other in Paul 167

8 The Other in the Acts of the Apostles 195

9 Conclusion 211

Appendix Theorems for the Analysis of the Other 217

Select Bibliography 219

Index of Modern Authors 229

Index of Ancient Literature 235

Subject Index 253

Review & Commentary