Transformations in Ancient Judaism: Textual Evidence for Creative Responses to Crisis

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The Jewish people endured three crises during the formation of what would become the Jewish canon, which significantly shaped their religion. The destruction of Solomon s Temple by Nebuchadnezzar in 586 B.C.E., the destruction of Herod s Temple by the Romans in 70 C.E., and the acceptance of Christianity as the state religion of Rome in 363 C.E. each signaled the apparent end of Jewish religion. Instead of succumbing to defeat and despair, Judaism arose from each crisis as a result of its religious leaders reinterpretation ...

Transformations in Ancient Judaism: Textual Evidence for Creative Responses to Crisis 2016, Hendrickson Publishers

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Transformations in Ancient Judaism: Textual Evidence for Creative Responses to Crisis 2004, Hendrickson Publishers, Ada, MI

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Transformations in Ancient Judaism: Textual Evidence for Creative Responses to Crisis 1968, Hendrickson Publishers Inc, Peabody

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