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History of Israel

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Gale A. Yee (Editor) Athalya Brenner (Editor)
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April 1, 2013
Joshua and Judges focuses attention on themes and tensions at the beginning of Israel's story in the Bible.
D. Moody Smith (Editor) Adele Reinhartz (Author)
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January 1, 2013
Adele Reinhartz offers a thorough reconsideration of Caiaphas in the Gospels and other ancient texts as well as in subsequent visual arts, literature, film, and drama.
Harold W. Attridge (Editor) Robert Doran (Author)
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August 15, 2012

The second-century B.C.E. Maccabean revolt against Seleucid oppression was a watershed event in early Jewish history and Second Maccabees is an important...

Eric A. Seibert (Author)
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August 1, 2012
No one can read far in the Hebrew Bible without encountering depictions of violence carried out by human beings, sometimes in the name of God, or indeed...
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November 1, 2011
E. P. Sanders's monumental Judaism: Practice and Belief inaugurated vigorous debates about the extent and significance of commonality and diversity in ancient...
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October 1, 2011

1 Enoch presents interpreters with a complex knot of interrelated puzzles concerning the history of early Judaism, the trajectories of wisdom and apocalyptic...

Marc H. Ellis (Author)
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July 1, 2011
Marc Ellis maintains that the most vital questions about Judaism are prefigured in the work of Elie Wiesel, Martin Buber, Abraham Joshua Heschel, Hannah Arendt,...