Fourth Ezra and Second Baruch

Reconstruction after the Fall

Edited by Matthias Henze, Rice University and Gabriele Boccaccini, University of Michigan with the collaboration of Jason M. Zurawski

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€171,00
$209.00
ISBN13: 
9789004258679
E-ISBN: 
9789004258815
Publication Date: 
November 2013
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Hardback
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approx. 440 pp.
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ISSN: 
1384-2161
Volume: 
164

Edité par Christophe Batsch et Mădălina Vârtejanu-Joubert

An accurate picture of ancient religious studies: all papers stress historiography, anthropological history, and philology. Topics range from Mesopotamia to Christianism and rabbinic Judaism. The result is to offer an ambitious and comparatist status quaestionis for today.
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Volume: 
134
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004175181
E-ISBN: 
9789047428633
Publication date: 
June 2009
€127,00
$157.00

Rachel A. Anisfeld

Through close textual analysis as well as a study of historical and literary context, this book shows how the amoraic midrashic collection Pesikta deRav Kahana developed a new homiletical language in an age of religious outreach and persuasion.
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Volume: 
133
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004153226
E-ISBN: 
9789047442288
Publication date: 
April 2009
€116,00
$142.00

Edited by Zuleika Rodgers with Margaret Daly-Denton and Anne Fitzpatrick McKinley

Reflecting the wide-ranging research interests of Seán Freyne, the essays in this volume address issues related to the study of Judaism from the Persian period to the Cairo Geniza, and from the development of the Christian movement to the early modern mapping of Galilee.
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Volume: 
132
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004173552
E-ISBN: 
9789047427018
Publication date: 
October 2009
€201,00
$248.00

Benjamin G. Wright III

This collection of articles is representative of my work over the last decade. It centers on the interrelated themes of translation, social location, and transmission of tradition in a wide range of early Jewish texts.
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Volume: 
131
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004169081
E-ISBN: 
9789047443636
Publication date: 
November 2008
€148,00
$182.00

Karina Martin Hogan

Drawing together two divergent approaches to 4 Ezra, this book combines a fresh analysis of the dialogues as a wisdom debate with a literary-psychological interpretation of the book, arguing that the author’s theological solution is found in the symbolic visions.
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Volume: 
130
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004129696
E-ISBN: 
9789047441809
Publication date: 
October 2008
€118,00
$145.00

Liv Ingeborg Lied

Inspired by the perspective of Critical Spatial Theory, this book offers a fresh interpretation of the conception of the Land of Israel in the early second century CE apocalypse 2 Baruch.
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Volume: 
129
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004165564
E-ISBN: 
9789047442981
Publication date: 
November 2008
€148,00
$182.00

Andrew D. Gross

This book argues that Aramaic scribes from antiquity drew upon a common legal tradition. It identifies the distinctive elements that form the core of this tradition and traces their antecedents within the cuneiform record.
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Volume: 
128
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004152847
E-ISBN: 
9789047442226
Publication date: 
August 2008
€111,00
$137.00

Edited by Géza G. Xeravits and József Zsengellér

The volume publishes the papers read at an international conference on the Book of Ben Sira, held at the Shime'on Centre, Pápa, Hungary. Renowned specialists of the field treat among others various questions of early Jewish wisdom thought, the interpretation of history, and canon forming.
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Volume: 
127
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004169067
E-ISBN: 
9789047443643
Publication date: 
June 2008
€122,00
$150.00

Edited by Anssi Voitila and Jutta Jokiranta

This collection of 46 essays in honour of Raija Sollamo illuminates the dynamic nature of scripture in the Second Temple Period. The Septuagint as the first biblical translation, the living traditions in the Hebrew scriptures, and the Dead Sea Scrolls are investigated to enrich our knowledge of...
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Volume: 
126
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004165823
E-ISBN: 
9789047442479
Publication date: 
May 2008
€212,00
$261.00

Samuel L. Adams

This volume considers a major shift among Jewish sages during the Second Temple period, from an earthly to an otherworldly focus. It compares the perspectives of figures like Qoheleth and Ben Sira with the eschatological vision of 4QInstruction.
Series: 
Volume: 
125
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004165663
E-ISBN: 
9789047433149
Publication date: 
February 2008
€148,00
$182.00

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