The Hellenization' of Judea in the First Century after Christ

The Hellenization' of Judea in the First Century after Christ

by Martin Hengel
     
 

This short but highly significant study is the first real sequel to Professor Martin Hengel's classic and monumental work 'Judaism and Hellenism'. It demonstrates from a wealth of evidence, much of it made readily available here for the first time, that in the New Testament period Hellenization was so widespread in Palestine that the usual distinction between

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This short but highly significant study is the first real sequel to Professor Martin Hengel's classic and monumental work 'Judaism and Hellenism'. It demonstrates from a wealth of evidence, much of it made readily available here for the first time, that in the New Testament period Hellenization was so widespread in Palestine that the usual distinction between Hellenistic Judaism and Palestinian Judaism is not a valid one and that the word Hellenistic and related terms are so vague as to be meaningless. The consequences of this for New Testament study are, of course, considerable.

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ISBN-13:
9781592441877
Publisher:
Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date:
03/01/2003
Pages:
122
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 8.28(h) x 0.31(d)

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