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Between Athens and Jerusalem: Jewish Identity in the Hellenistic Diaspora

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One of the most creative and consequential collisions in Western culture involved the encounter of Judaism with Hellenism. In his widely acclaimed study of the intellectual and moral relationship between "Athens and Jerusalem", John J. Collins examines the literature of Hellenistic Judaism, treating not only the introductory questions of date, authorship, and provenance, but also the larger question of Jewish identity in the Greco-Roman world.First published in 1984, Between Athens and Jerusalem is now fully revised and updated to take into account the best of recent scholarship.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780802843722
Author:
Collins, John J.
Publisher:
William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Author:
Collins, John J.
Author:
John Joseph Collins
Location:
Grand Rapids, MI
Subject:
Judaism - General
Subject:
Jews
Subject:
Judaism
Subject:
Judaism - History
Subject:
Greek literature
Subject:
Judaism - Movements
Subject:
Apocryphal books.
Subject:
Judaism - Movements x
Subject:
Jews -- Identity.
Subject:
Judaism - History - Post-
Edition Number:
2
Series:
The Biblical resource series
Series Volume:
6
Publication Date:
19991031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
327
Dimensions:
9.29x6.27x.75 in. 1.08 lbs.

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