Jewish Literature between the Bible and the Mishnah (Second Edition w/ CD-ROM) / Edition 2

Jewish Literature between the Bible and the Mishnah (Second Edition w/ CD-ROM) / Edition 2

by George W. E. Nickelsburg
     
 

In this fully revised and expanded edition, George W. E Nickelsburg introduces the reader to the broad range of Jewish literature that is not part of either the Bible or the standard rabbinic works. This includes especially the Apocrypha (such as 1 Maccabees), the Pseudepigrapha (such as 1 Enoch), the Dead Sea Scrolls, the works of Josephus, and the works of Philo.… See more details below

Overview

In this fully revised and expanded edition, George W. E Nickelsburg introduces the reader to the broad range of Jewish literature that is not part of either the Bible or the standard rabbinic works. This includes especially the Apocrypha (such as 1 Maccabees), the Pseudepigrapha (such as 1 Enoch), the Dead Sea Scrolls, the works of Josephus, and the works of Philo. This new edition also has an enormously helpful CD-ROM, including biblical citation hyperlinks to the NRSV, web links to primary documents, chapter summaries, discussion questions, and about 100 images of related sites and artifacts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780800637798
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date:
10/28/2005
Edition description:
with CD-ROM
Pages:
445
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.24(h) x 1.22(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue : exile - return - dispersion8
1Tales of the dispersion17
2Palestine in the wake of Alexander the Great41
3Reform - repression - revolt67
4The Hasmoneans and their opponents91
5The people at Qumran and their predecessors119
6Israel in Egypt191
7The Romans and the house of Herod231
8Revolt - destruction - reconstruction263
9Texts of disputed provenance301

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