Judaic Religion in the Second Temple Period: Belief and Practice from the Exile to Yavneh

Judaic Religion in the Second Temple Period: Belief and Practice from the Exile to Yavneh

by Lester L. Grabbe

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ISBN-13: 9781134615612
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/01/2002
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 448
File size: 639 KB

Table of Contents

Contents: Abbreviations; Preface; 1. Introduction; Part 1: Chronological Survey; 2. Persian Period (539-333 BCE); 3. Early Greek Period (333-200 BCE); 4. Later Greek Period and Hasmoneans (200-63 BCE); 5. Under Roman Rule (63 BCE-70 CE); 6. Transition to Rabbinic Judaism: Yavneh; Part II: Special Topics; 7. Temple and Priesthood; 8. Scripture, Prayer, and Synagogue; 9. Sects and Movements; 10. Concepts of the Deity and the Spirit World; 11. Prophecy, Apocalypticism, the Esoteric Arts, and Predicting the Future; 12. Eschatologies and Ideas of Salvation; 13. Messiahs; 14. Jews and Judaism in the Hellenistic World; Part III: Conclusion; 15. Judaism in the Second temple Period: A Holistic Perspective; Bibliography; Indexes

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