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The Resource An introduction to Second Temple Judaism : history and religion of the Jews in the time of Nehemiah, the Maccabees, Hillel and Jesus, Lester L. Grabbe

An introduction to Second Temple Judaism : history and religion of the Jews in the time of Nehemiah, the Maccabees, Hillel and Jesus, Lester L. Grabbe

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An introduction to Second Temple Judaism : history and religion of the Jews in the time of Nehemiah, the Maccabees, Hillel and Jesus
Title
An introduction to Second Temple Judaism
Title remainder
history and religion of the Jews in the time of Nehemiah, the Maccabees, Hillel and Jesus
Statement of responsibility
Lester L. Grabbe
Title variation
Second Temple Judaism
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Language
eng
Summary
  • This introduction by a leader in the field, provides the perfect guide to the Second Temple Period, its history, literature, and religious setting
  • Lester Grabbe magisterially guides the reader through the period providing a careful overview of the most studied sources, the history surrounding them and the various currents within Judaism at the time
  • Students will learn about religious beliefs, the wisdom tradition, Scribes, Pharisees, Sadducees, Essenes, revolutionary movements, apocalypticism, the priestly tradition, historical sources, Messianism, Zealots and Maccabees
  • Based on Grabbe's earlier work An Introduction to First Century Judaism, this revised and expanded new edition has been restructured to make it more accessible to students. Bibliographies and reading lists have been updated, and an entirely new introductory section giving an overview of the period, and taking into account recent scholarship has been added
  • 'This compact introduction is perfect for beginners ... an enjoyable read.'-Religious Studies Review
  • 'Lester Grabbe has provided a valuable introduction to Judaism in the last century BCE and the first century CE, his fresh approach is likely to make this book particularly useful.'-Michael Knibb, Professor Emeritus Of Old Testament Studies, King's College, London --Book Jacket
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Grabbe, Lester L
Dewey number
956.94
Index
index present
LC call number
BM176
LC item number
.G675 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Judaism
  • HISTORY
  • Judaism
  • Jodendom
  • Biblical studies & exegesis
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An introduction to Second Temple Judaism : history and religion of the Jews in the time of Nehemiah, the Maccabees, Hillel and Jesus, Lester L. Grabbe
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction: historical overview and sources -- 2. Textual Judaism: the priestly and scribal current -- 3. Revolutionary Judaism: the political and 'messianic' current -- 4. Eschatological Judaism: the apocalyptic current -- 5. Inverted Judaism: the gnostic current -- 6. Summary and conclusions
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686731756
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1 online resource (xvi, 150 pages)
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online
Isbn
9780567296665
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computer
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rdamedia
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9780567296665
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remote
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(OCoLC)686731756
Label
An introduction to Second Temple Judaism : history and religion of the Jews in the time of Nehemiah, the Maccabees, Hillel and Jesus, Lester L. Grabbe
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction: historical overview and sources -- 2. Textual Judaism: the priestly and scribal current -- 3. Revolutionary Judaism: the political and 'messianic' current -- 4. Eschatological Judaism: the apocalyptic current -- 5. Inverted Judaism: the gnostic current -- 6. Summary and conclusions
Control code
686731756
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 150 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780567296665
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9780567296665
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)686731756

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