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Benefitting from the Qumran library now available, this book offers a new model for reading S that better accounts for the long and diverse history behind the text. The resulting paradigm challenges the Qumrancentric lens through which many read the “sectarian texts” and offers a fresh way of ...
This book studies authority and authorship in ancient Judaism, focusing on Moses, as a central figure to whom authoritative scripture is ascribed in ancient Judaism. Non-anachronistic consideration of Mosaic attribution sheds light on the intimate connection between interpretation and scripture ...
This re-examination of the War Scroll (1QM) suggests it is a Hellenistic composition describing an eschatological, two-stage, conquest of the world, subsequently updated in order to fit the new historical realities faced by the Qumran sectarians under Roman rule.
This book is the first attempt to write a comprehensive history of the accusation of misanthropy directed against the Jews in Antiquity, as well as of the Jewish answers to this charge.
Federico M. Colautti
The analysis of the references of Passover in the works of Flavius Josephus, paying special attention to the fact that sometimes he adds or hides the mentioning of this feast, reveals the importance of this celebration for first century Judaism.
Edited by James L. Kugel
These essays, by some of today’s greatest scholars of Judaism and Hellenism in antiquity, explore a variety of ways in which these two great civilizations interacted. Taken together, a large, variegated picture of the cultural interaction that was to prove so crucial for the later history of ...
Edited by Jan Joosten and Jean-Sébastien Rey
This volume contains 15 contributions presented at a symposium on the Hebrew of the Dead Sea Scrolls & Ben Sira, held in Strasbourg on May 29 and 30, 2006. The papers address linguistic and philological issues. Among the authors are some of the most eminent Hebraists of our period.
Pablo A. Torijano
The book studies the esoteric characterization of Solomon that had a great importance throughout Late Antiquity. These esoteric traditions were very known in the Judaism from the first century to the fourth century CE and they were inherited by Christianity that cherished and developed it. The ...
Edited by James M. Scott
These seminal essays, written by an international group of eminent scholars, introduce the reader to the subject of restoration in a roughly chronological approach, beginning with the formative period (the Old Testament), followed by the Greco-Roman period, formative Judaism, and early Christianity.
Anders Runesson, Donald D. Binder & Birger Olsson
This volume gathers for the first time all of the primary source material on the early synagogues up through the Second Century C. E. Each entry contains bibliographic citations and interpretative comments. An Introduction frames the current state of synagogue research, while extensive indices ...
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