Early Jewish Christianity

This group examines the diverse ways in which Jews embraced Jesus from the lifetime of Jesus until the rise of Islam. For further information contact David Sloan at david@davidbsloan.com and Jack Gibson at jjg1227@yahoo.com.


3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Room: Dartmouth (Third Level) - Boston Marriott Copley Place (MCP)

David B. Sloan, John Carroll University, Presiding

David S. Ritsema, B. H. Carroll Theological Institute
The Divine Messiah: Does John's Portrait of a Son of God, Messiah in John 20:30-31 Draw on a Jewish Messianic Expectation of a Supernatural Figure? (35 min)

Michael P. Theophilos, Australian Catholic University
Jewish-Christian Relations Prior to 70 C.E. in Light of the Coins of the First Jewish War (35 min)

Break (5 min)

Jack Gibson, Grace Brethren High School
James and the Decline of Jewish Christianity (35 min)

Discussion (10 min)