This quantity bargains with the position of saints and exemplary members in Judaism and Christianity. even supposing sharing the Hebrew Bible and spotting a similar Biblical figures there, either religions have built commonly divergent views upon the importance of those figures, even though there are occasional universal motifs and issues. additionally, even the contrasting issues betray an underlying interplay among either religions as is apparent from the contributions on, for instance, Melchizedek, Elijah, the wilderness Fathers, Rabbis on garments, the Apostle Peter in Jewish culture, the Maccabees in Christian culture and the Biblical examples in Saint Antony the Hermit. The booklet examines Jewish and Christian views upon saints and function versions from the Biblical interval to the current time. it is going to be of distinct value to students and basic readers attracted to an interdisciplinary method of theology, rabbinics, background, artwork heritage and masses extra.

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