Historical Knowledge in Biblical Antiquity

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These fresh essays, by the editors and by A.J. Avery-Peck, C. Dewald, S. Mason, M. Aviam, G.W.E. Nickelsburg, G.G Porton and L.H. Schiffman, ask: (1) why was the past studied in biblical antiquity, and (2) what sorts of information did the Scripture-producers in Judaism and Christianity require and use? Subjects include issues of history in: ancient Israel, ancient Greece, the Dead Sea scrolls, Apocalyptic Literature, Josephus, Rabbinic Judaism, Archaeology, Jesus, Paul, James, Gamaliel. The contributors are leading ...

Historical Knowledge in Biblical Antiquity 2007, Deo Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781905679003

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