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Jewish Cult and Hellenistic Culture: Essays on the Jewish Encounter with Hellenism and Roman Rule
     

Jewish Cult and Hellenistic Culture: Essays on the Jewish Encounter with Hellenism and Roman Rule

by John J. Collins
 

This is a collection of 12 essays, written since 1997, on themes related to Hellenistic (Greek-speaking) Judaism. They include a review essay on recent scholarship on Hellenistic Judaism, a discussion of the question of anti-Semitism in antiquity, a study of the Hellenistic reform in Jerusalem, several studies of individual texts and an essay on the circumstances

Overview

This is a collection of 12 essays, written since 1997, on themes related to Hellenistic (Greek-speaking) Judaism. They include a review essay on recent scholarship on Hellenistic Judaism, a discussion of the question of anti-Semitism in antiquity, a study of the Hellenistic reform in Jerusalem, several studies of individual texts and an essay on the circumstances that led to the first Jewish revolt against Rome.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004144385
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
05/30/2005
Series:
Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism Series , #100
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.76(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.85(d)

Meet the Author

John J. Collins, Ph.D. Harvard (1972) is Holmes Professor of Old Testament at Yale Divinity School. He has published extensively on the Hebrew Bible, Dead Sea Scrolls, and Second Temple Judaism. His books include The Apocalyptic Imagination (Eerdmans, 1998), Between Athens and Jerusalem (Eerdmans, 2000), Seers, Sibyls and Sages in Hellenistic-Roman Judaism (Brill, 1997).

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