Judaic Religion in the Second Temple Period: Belief and Practice from the Exile to Yavneh

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The developments in Judaism which occurred during the Second Temple period (c. 550 BC to 100 AD) were of great importance for the nature of Jewish religion in later centuries, yet few studies have examined the era in full. Now Lester L. Grabbe's lucid and accessible volume provides a much-needed encyclopedic study and holistic interpretation of the period. Topics examined include: * views about God and the spirit world * the temple and priesthood * scripture and synagogue * the main religious sects and revolutionary ...

Judaic Religion in the Second Temple Period: Belief and Practice from the Exile to Yavneh 2012, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415642392

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