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History of Judaism

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E. P. Sanders (Author)
Release date: 
August 1, 2016

In this now-classic work, E. P. Sanders argues against prevailing views regarding the Judaism of the Second Temple period. 

Release date: 
May 1, 2016

The decades-long effort to understand the apostle Paul within his Jewish context is now firmly established in scholarship. The latest fruit of sustained analysis appears in the essays gathered here, from leading international scholars who take account of current investigations into the scope and variety present in Second Temple Judaism. Contributors address broad historical questions as well as questions about interpretation itself, including the extent and direction of a "paradigm shift" in Pauline studies and the evaluation of the Pauline legacy.

E. P. Sanders (Author)
Release date: 
March 1, 2016

In this volume, E. P. Sanders presents five studies that re-examine the nature of Jewish law in the second Temple period. 

Mark McEntire (Author)
Release date: 
August 1, 2015

Mark McEntire continues the story begun in "Portraits of a Mature God," extending his narrative beyond the conclusion of the Hebrew Bible as Israel and Israel's God moved into the Hellenistic world.

Release date: 
April 1, 2015
How do we account for the explosion of demonic activity in the New Testament? Archie T. Wright?s work traces the development of the concept of evil spirits from the Hebrew Bible through postbiblical Jewish literature.
Susan Docherty (Author)
Release date: 
April 1, 2015

Designed with the beginning student in mind, this volume introduces the reader to the books that did not make it into the Bible or the Apocrypha but that remained popular among Jews and early Christians for centuries.

Mark A. Jason (Author)
Release date: 
February 1, 2015

Mark A. Jason offers a detailed investigation of the place of repentance in the Dead Sea Scrolls, addressing a significant lacuna in Qumran scholarship. Jason establishes the importance of repentance as a fundamental way of structuring and describing religious experience within the Qumran community, lacuna, Pseudepigrapha, daily life in ancient Judea

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