History of the Jewish People

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An Introduction to Second Temple Judaism
Language: en
Pages: 150
Authors: Lester L. Grabbe
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-08-12 - Publisher: A&C Black

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A History of the Jews and Judaism in the Second Temple Period (vol. 1)
Language: en
Pages: 494
Authors: Lester L. Grabbe
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-07-27 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

In the first of four volumes on A History of the Jews and Judaism in the Second Temple Period, Lester Grabbe presents a comprehensive history of Yehud - the Aramaic name for Judah - during the Persian Period. Among the many crucial questions he addresses are: What are the sources
Normative and Sectarian Judaism in the Second Temple Period
Language: en
Pages: 329
Authors: Moshe Weinfeld
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-06-20 - Publisher: A&C Black

The book brings together the essays on Second Temple Judaism by Moshe Weinfeld, one of the leading figures in comparative literature and the history of religion in ancient Near Eastern studies. This integrated collection centers on the religious debates within Second Temple Judaism between the sectarian Qumran community and the
Jewish Writings of the Second Temple Period
Language: en
Pages: 697
Authors: Michael E. Stone
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1984-01-01 - Publisher: Fortress Press

This volume describes that part of the rich literary production of ancient Judaism which was not contained in the Hebrew Bible nor in rabbinic literature. These writings originated in the Second Temple period, which proved highly creative in the midst of strong external influences and internal movements.Prime example are the
The Idea of 'Israel' in Second Temple Judaism
Language: en
Pages: 350
Authors: Jason A. Staples
Categories: Bibles
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-20 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

A new paradigm for how the biblical concept of Israel impacted early Jewish apocalyptic hopes for restoration.