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An introduction to first century Judaism

Jewish religion and history in the Second Temple period

by Lester L. Grabbe

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Published by T&T Clark in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jews -- History -- To 70 A.D.,
  • Judaism -- History -- Post-exilic period, 586 B.C.-210 A.D.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLester L. Grabbe.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM176 .G67 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 124 p. ;
    Number of Pages124
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3623474M
    ISBN 100567085066
    LC Control Number2002405705
    OCLC/WorldCa35276998

    Judaism (originally from Hebrew יהודה, Yehudah, "Judah"; via Latin and Greek) is an ethnic religion comprising the collective religious, cultural and legal tradition and civilization of the Jewish people. Judaism is considered by religious Jews to be the expression of the covenant that God established with the Children of Israel. It encompasses a wide body of texts, practices, theological. I. Howard Marshall: THE MESSIAH IN THE FIRST CENTURY 69 A. Related Issues A. F. Segal offers one of the lengthiest essays in the book on "Con- version and Messianism: Outline for File Size: 63KB.

    Judaism's First Century Diversity Far from uniform, Jews disagreed over the way to honor their traditions and practice their faith. Shaye I.D. Cohen.   It is now commonly recognized that Matthew viewed his community as a reformist Messianic movement within first-century Judaism. Similarly, New Testament scholars have long held that the Jerusalem community headed by Ya'akov/James was (1) primarily composed of Yeshua-believing Jews who (2) remained within the bounds of Second Temple Judaism and Brand: Zondervan Academic.

    Christianity "emerged as a sect of Judaism in Roman Palestine" in the syncretistic Hellenistic world of the first century AD, which was dominated by Roman law and Greek culture. Hellenistic culture had a profound impact on the customs and practices of Jews, both in Roman Judea and in the inroads into Judaism gave rise to Hellenistic Judaism in the Jewish diaspora which sought to.   Judaisms is the first book to assess and summarize Jewish history from the time of the A Twenty-First-Century Introduction to Jews and Jewish Identities a digestible way' — for anyone from the casual Jewish reader to the non-Jewish university student taking a course on Judaism. There is plenty in this book that will surprise even many Brand: University of California Press.


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