The Sage in Jewish Society of Late Antiquity

The Sage in Jewish Society of Late Antiquity

by Richard Kalmin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415196957

ISBN-13: 9780415196956

Pub. Date: 01/07/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The Sage in Jewish Society of Late Antiquity explores the social position of rabbis in Palestinian (Roman) and Babylonian (Persian) society from the period of the fall of the Temple to late antiquity. The author argues that ancient rabbinic sources depict comparable differences between Palestinian and Babylonian rabbinic relationships with non-Rabbis.

Overview

The Sage in Jewish Society of Late Antiquity explores the social position of rabbis in Palestinian (Roman) and Babylonian (Persian) society from the period of the fall of the Temple to late antiquity. The author argues that ancient rabbinic sources depict comparable differences between Palestinian and Babylonian rabbinic relationships with non-Rabbis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415196956
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/07/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.41(d)

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

PART I. HISTORICAL STUDIES

1. Nonrabbinic Jews

2. Geneology

3. Hasmonean Royalty

4. Bible-reading non-Jews and Heretics

5. Rainmaking

PART II. EXEGETICAL STUDIES

6.

King David

7. Moses

8. Ahitofel

CONCLUSION

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