Jews and Samaritans: The Origins and History of Their Early Relations

Jews and Samaritans: The Origins and History of Their Early Relations

by Gary N. Knoppers


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195329544
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 05/30/2013
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Gary Knoppers is the O'Brien Professor of Theology at University of Notre Dame. Recent publications include a two-volume commentary on I Chronicles in the Anchor Bible series (2004), a co-edited volume (with Bernard Levinson) on The Pentateuch as Torah (2007), and a co-edited volume (with Oded Lipschits and Manfred Oeming) on Judah and the Judeans in the Achaemenid Period (2011).

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


1. Samaritans, Jews, and the Contested Legacy of Classical Israel

2. The Fall of the Northern Kingdom and the Ten Lost Tribes: A Reevaluation

3. God and Country: The Revival of Israelite Religion in Postexilic Samaria

4. The Fall of the Northern Kingdom as a New Beginning in Northern Israelite- Southern Israelite Relations

5. A Distinction without a Difference? Samarian and Judean Cultures during the Persian and Early Hellenistic Periods

6. Ethnicity, Communal Identity, and Imperial Authority: Contextualizing the Conflicts between Samaria and Judah in Ezra-Nehemiah

7. The Torah and "the Place[s] for Yhwh's Name": Samarian-Judean Relations in Hellenistic and Maccabean Times

8. An Absolute Breach?


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