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Introduction to Second Temple Judaism

History and Religion of the Jews in the Time of Nehemiah, the Maccabees, Hillel, and Jesus

Introduction to Second Temple Judaism

History and Religion of the Jews in the Time of Nehemiah, the Maccabees, Hillel, and Jesus

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9780567552488
Number of Pages: 176
Published: 10/06/2010
Width: 13.8 cm
Height: 21.6 cm
An internationally respected expert on the Second Temple period provides a fully up-to-date introduction to this crucial area of Biblical Studies. This introduction, by a world 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. This book will be a core text for courses on the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha, as well as Qumran, Intertestamental Literature and Early Judaism.

Lester L. Grabbe

Lester L. Grabbe is Professor of Hebrew Bible and Early Judaism at the University of Hull. He is founder and convenor of the European Seminar in Historical Methodology. A recent book is Ancient Israel: What Do We Know and How Do We Know it?

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