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Early Judaism : a comprehensive overview

Author: John J Collins; Daniel C Harlow
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : William B. Eerdmans, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Culled from 'The Eerdmans Dictionary of Early Judaism', a monumental, groundbreaking reference work published in late 2010, 'Early Judaism' contains 15 essays from a diverse group of internationally  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John J Collins; Daniel C Harlow
ISBN: 9780802869227 080286922X
OCLC Number: 802070347
Description: xxi, 467 pages, [45] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Early Judaism in modern scholarship / John J. Collins --
Jewish history from Alexander to Hadrian / Chris Seeman, Adam Kolman Marshak --
Judaism in the land of Israel / James C. VanderKam --
Judaism in the diaspora / Erich S. Gruen --
The Jewish scriptures : texts, versions, canons / Eugene Ulrich --
Early Jewish biblical interpretation / James L. Kugel --
Apocrypha and pseudepigrapha / Loren T. Stuckenbruck --
The Dead Sea scrolls / Eibert Tigchelaar --
Early Jewish literature written in Greek / Katell Berthelot --
Philo / Gregory E. Sterling, David T. Runia, Maren R. Niehoff, Annewies van den Hoek --
Josephus / Steve Mason, James S. McLaren, John M.G. Barclay --
Archaeology, papyri, and inscriptions / Jürgen K. Zangenberg --
Jews among Greeks and Romans / Miriam Pucci Ben Zeev --
Early Judaism and early Christianity / Daniel C. Harlow --
Early Christianity and rabbinic Judaism / Lawrence H. Schiffman.
Responsibility: edited by John J. Collins and Daniel C. Harlow.
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-- John Barton in Times Literary Supplement I do not think there is now a better guide to early Judaism than The Eerdmans Dictionary of Early Judaism. . . . Opens a door into a fascinating and Read more...

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