Tag Archives: Shaye Cohen

The Beginnings of “the Rabbis”

Understanding where we came from, as most people realize, is actually quite helpful. Often attitudes toward modern institutions are colored by historical processes set in motion long before the most distant ancestor we can find was born. Long before the … Continue reading


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The Problem of Christian Rabbinic Mythology

It’s a problem. The cause of the problem is at least partially motivated by something good: the desire to recapture the lost Jewishness of the New Testament, of Jesus, of Paul, and of Christianity. You hate to say something critical … Continue reading

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