On the Origins of Judaism

On the Origins of Judaism
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Covers several issues in the formation of early Judaism. This work explores the identity of those who canonized the "Hebrew Bible" and shaped its interpretation, examines the significance of "Second Isaiah", and the books of "Ezra" and "Nehemiah", traces the root of Jewish apocalyptic literature, and the possible origins of the exodus story.
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On the Origins of Judaism examines the formation of one of the oldest monotheistic religions. The book covers a diverse range of themes: the identity of those who produced and canonized the Hebrew Bible and subsequently shaped its interpretation; the significance and impact of Second Isaiah and the books of Ezra and Nehemiah; the roots of Jewish apocalyptic literature, and the possible origins of the Exodus story; the ethical systems of the Hebrew Bible and the Athenian tragedians; and the place of food and drink in the Qumran community. On the Origins of Judaism is the most comprehensive exploration of the roots of the Jewish faith and will be invaluable to students and scholars of biblical and religious studies.
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Title On the Origins of Judaism
Author Davies, Philip R.
Price £19.99
Format Paperback
Dimensions 234 x 156 x 13
Printed Pages 224
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Year Of Publication 1/3/2011
Isbn / Product Code 9781845533267
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