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World Religions

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David T. Runia (Author)
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October 1, 1993
It is a remarkable fact that the writings of Philo, the Jew from Alexandria, were preserved because they were taken up in the Christian tradition. But the...
Jacob Neusner (Author)
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July 1, 1992
One of the world's experts on classical Jewish history and literature here offers a clear and useful interpretation of the three major periods of Jewish...
Stephen L. Cook (Author)
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January 1, 1991
Did Israelite Jewish apocalyptic literature originate among alienated or disenfranchised groups? In this overview of apocalypticism in the Hebrew Bible,...
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October 1, 1990

Wilfred Cantwell Smith, maintained in this vastly important work that Westerners have misperceived religious life by making "religion" into one thing. He...

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February 1, 1990
Here is a skillful tracing of two tracks in the evolution of musical genres that have evolved from black religion. Songs of protest developed from the...
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June 1, 1984
This volume describes that part of the rich literary production of ancient Judaism which was not contained in the Hebrew Bible nor in rabbinic literature....
Paul D. Hanson (Author)
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January 1, 1984
In challenging both traditional and contemporary notions of the nature and history of the Biblical apocalyptic literature, Professor Hanson begins by saying...