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New Laws For A New Age

Jonathan Burnside

in God, Justice, and Society: Aspects of Law and Legality in the Bible

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199759217
eISBN:
9780199827084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759217.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter looks at how the biblical laws of marriage, divorce, and sexual relations were interpreted during the Second Temple (or intertestamental) period, with reference to the writers of the ... More


The History of Israel: The Persian and Hellenistic Periods

L. L. Grabbe

in Text in Context: Essays by Members of the Society for Old Testament Study

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198263913
eISBN:
9780191601187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263910.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This is the fifth of six chapters on the Old Testament and its authors. It gives an account of a later period of Israelite history than does the preceding chapter, and discusses the Persian and ... More


Jewish Law during the Second Temple Period *

Daniela Piattelli and Bernard S. Jackson

in An Introduction to the History and Sources of Jewish Law

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262626
eISBN:
9780191682360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262626.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The Second Temple period covers the legal system from the period in which the Judaean community under Nehemia and Ezra were able to restore the operations of various institutions that were authorized ... More


Prophecy and the Prophetic Books

J. Blenkinsopp

in Text in Context: Essays by Members of the Society for Old Testament Study

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198263913
eISBN:
9780191601187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263910.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This is the second of six chapters on the Old Testament and its authors. It discusses prophecy and the prophetic books of the Old Testament starting by pointing out that not much has been added to ... More


The Formation of the Hebrew Bible: A New Reconstruction

David M. Carr

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199742608
eISBN:
9780199918737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742608.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book rethinks both the methods and historical orientation points for research into the growth of the Hebrew Bible. Building on his prior work, Writing on the Tablet of the Heart (Oxford, 2005), ... More


Moses and the Covenant in The Assumption of Moses and the Pentateuch

William Horbury

in Covenant as Context: Essays in Honour of E. W. Nicholson

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250745
eISBN:
9780191697951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250745.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter presents an essay on Moses and the covenant in the Pentateuch and the The Assumption of Moses, one of the amplifications of the Pentateuch which reflect Judean conditions in the Second ... More


The Sacrifice of the Souls of the Righteous upon the Heavenly Altar: Transformations of Apocalyptic Traditions in Medieval Ashkenaz

Paul Mandel (ed.)

in Regional Identities and Cultures of Medieval Jews

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764678
eISBN:
9781800343399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764678.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter describes the surprising motif found in early medieval rabbinic traditions that appears in some manuscripts of the Babylonian Talmud and concerns the sacrifice of 'the souls of the ... More


Jesus and the Origins of Christianity

Ram Ben-Shalom

in Medieval Jews and the Christian Past: Jewish Historical Consciousness in Spain and Southern France

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113904
eISBN:
9781800341036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113904.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter takes a look at contemporary Jewish understandings of Jesus Christ and Christianity during the Second Temple period. It showed that this period was often the subject of debate between ... More


The Nature of the Hellenistic Mirror

Yaacov Shavit

in Athens in Jerusalem: Classical Antiquity and Hellenism in the Making of the Modern Secular Jew

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774259
eISBN:
9781800340879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774259.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter describes another Jewish encounter with Greece — this time, with Alexandria. However, ‘Alexandria’ serves here as a symbol for Hellenistic culture as a whole. And this culture is the ... More


Enoch and the Beginnings of Jewish Interest in Natural Science*

Philip S. Alexander

in Ancient Jewish Sciences and the History of Knowledge in Second Temple Literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479823048
eISBN:
9781479873975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479823048.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter traces the history of Jewish engagement with ancient science by contextualizing the literature related to Enoch. It first considers a working definition of “science” and the earlier ... More


Latter-day Saint Perceptions of Jewish Apostasy in the Time of Jesus

Matthew J. Grey

in Standing Apart: Mormon Historical Consciousness and the Concept of Apostasy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199348138
eISBN:
9780199376735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199348138.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter contrasts the superficial LDS perception of intertestamental Judaism as apostate with the complicated cultural reality of that historical context. It argues that historical narrators ... More


Conclusion

Mette Bundvad

in Time in the Book of Ecclesiastes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198739708
eISBN:
9780191802652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739708.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This study concludes that the book of Qohelet offers a coherent thesis regarding the temporal reality of world and human being—including the human experience of this reality. Qohelet argues that ... More


Epilogue: The Invisible Tomb

Matthew Suriano

in A History of Death in the Hebrew Bible

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190844738
eISBN:
9780190844769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190844738.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

History in the Hebrew Bible was a crowded tomb filled with the bones of ancestors. But the embodiment of the afterlife in biblical literature served a greater purpose. In the Hebrew Bible and in ... More


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