Jewish Cultural Encounters in the Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern World

Edited by Mladen Popović, University of Groningen, Myles Schoonover, University of Groningen, and Marijn Vandenberghe University of Gent, University of Groningen

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€125,00
$138.00
ISBN13: 
9789004336186
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9789004336919
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March 2017
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Hardback
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1384-2161
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178

edited by Géza G. Xeravits and József Zsengellér

The papers in this volume focus on various aspects of the deuterocanonical Book of Wisdom. They research the traditions and theology of the Book of Wisdom, and demonstrate its relationship with the contemporary literature of early Judaism and Middle Platonic thought.
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142
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004186125
E-ISBN: 
9789004188037
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July 2010
€118,00
$143.00

edited by Mladen Popović

The notion of authoritative Scriptures plays an important part in the new paradigm of canonical process. This volume focuses on specific texts or corpora of texts, and approaches the notion of authoritative Scriptures from sociological, cultural and literary perspectives.
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141
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004185302
E-ISBN: 
9789004190740
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June 2010
€159,00
$192.00

Rachel Adelman

Drawing on the shared mythic narratives of the Pseudepigrapha, Pirqe de-Rabbi Eliezer is understood as a revolutionary midrashic text, both in form and content, taking motifs from cosmogony and recapitulating them in a vision of the End of Days.
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140
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004170490
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9789004180611
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October 2009
€148,00
$177.00

by Greg Schmidt Goering

By interpreting the theme of election in the book of Sirach, this monograph offers an alternative to the dualistic interpretation of Ben Sira and suggests a reading of this pivotal figure that accounts both for his particularism and his universalism.
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139
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004165793
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9789004190719
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September 2009
€142,00
$171.00

by Ben Zion Rosenfeld

This book contains pioneering research on aspects of society, culture and geography of rabbinic Torah centers in Palestine 70–400 CE. It surveys the history of the centers in their geographic and social context in chronological order.
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138
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004178380
E-ISBN: 
9789047440734
Publication date: 
May 2010
€126,00
$152.00

Robert Alan Kraft

These essays focus on interfaces between "scripturesque" Jewish materials and the worlds in which they were transmitted and/or perceived, especially in the period prior to (or apart from) the development of an exclusivistic canonical consciousness in some Jewish and Christian circles.
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Volume: 
137
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004170100
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9789004190726
Publication date: 
October 2009
€121,00
$145.00

Edited by Reimund Bieringer, Florentino García Martínez, Didier Pollefeyt & Peter J. Tomson

This book brings together the contributions of the foremost specialists on the relationship of the New Testament and Rabbinic Literature. They present the history of scholarship and deal with the main methodological issues, and analyze both legal and literary problems.
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136
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004175884
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9789047429326
Publication date: 
November 2009
€199,00
$239.00

by Sandra Gambetti

An imperial adjudication against the Jews prompted the riots of 38 CE in Alexandria. The Roman prefect and the Alexandrian citizenry acted within their institutional roles to the effect that most of the Jews lost their legal residence for good.
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Volume: 
135
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004138469
E-ISBN: 
9789047441915
Publication date: 
September 2009
€142,00
$171.00

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
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004175181
E-ISBN: 
9789047428633
Publication date: 
June 2009
€132,00
$160.00

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
€121,00
$145.00

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