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Purity, Sacrifice, and the Temple: Symbolism and Supersessionism in the Study of Ancient Judaism

Jonathan Klawans

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195162639
eISBN:
9780199785254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162639.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book reevaluates modern scholarly approaches to ancient Jewish cultic rituals, arguing that sacrifice in particular has been long misunderstood. Various religious and cultural ideologies ... More


Torah in the Mouth: Writing and Oral Tradition in Palestinian Judaism, 200 BCE - 400 CE

Martin S. Jaffee

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195140675
eISBN:
9780199834334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140672.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book is a study of the relationship of oral tradition to written sources among different Jewish groups that thrived in Palestine from the later Second Temple period into Late Antiquity. Its main ... More


Temple as Cosmos or Temple in the Cosmos: Priests, Purity, Sacrifice, and Angels

Jonathan Klawans

in Purity, Sacrifice, and the Temple: Symbolism and Supersessionism in the Study of Ancient Judaism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195162639
eISBN:
9780199785254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162639.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter analyzes two distinct symbolic understandings of the Jerusalem temple and its rituals. It finds evidence for a belief in the temple as representing the cosmos in Josephus, Philo and ... More


The Apocryphal Adam and Eve in Medieval Europe: Vernacular Translations and Adaptations of the Vita Adae et Evae

Brian Murdoch

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199564149
eISBN:
9780191721328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564149.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This book examines the development in medieval European literature of the story of Adam and Eve after the expulsion from paradise. The gaps in what the Bible records of their lives were filled in ... More


Apocrypha, Pseudepigrapha, the Adambooks, and the Vita Adae et Evae

Brian Murdoch

in The Apocryphal Adam and Eve in Medieval Europe: Vernacular Translations and Adaptations of the Vita Adae et Evae

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199564149
eISBN:
9780191721328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564149.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter discusses the question of apocryphal and pseudepigraphic texts within church history and the canon, and places the Vita Adae et Evae as a Christian Old Testament apocryphon within the ... More


Philo to Christian Beginnings

Terryl L. Givens

in When Souls Had Wings: Pre-Mortal Existence in Western Thought

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195313901
eISBN:
9780199871933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313901.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the Hellenistic era, the center of Christian learning shifted to Alexandria. Philo effects a synthesis of Platonic and Hebraic ideas, including preexistence. The idea persists through numerous ... More


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

Seth L. Sanders

Jonathan Ben-Dov (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479823048
eISBN:
9781479873975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479823048.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Since the 1990s, Early Modern and Medieval Science in Jewish sources has been actively studied, but the consensus was that no real scientific themes could be found in earlier Judaism. This book ... More


Secret Groups in Ancient Judaism

Michael E. Stone

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190842383
eISBN:
9780190842413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842383.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The thesis advanced in this work is that the model of a secret or esoteric group is fruitful for studying various movements and groups in the Greco–Roman world. This is worked out in the extremely ... More


Constructing Authors and Readers in the Appendices Vergiliana, Tibulliana, and Ouidiana

Tristan E. Franklinos and Laurel Fulkerson (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198864417
eISBN:
9780191896569
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864417.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This volume juxtaposes, for the first time, the set of appendical works associated with three of the most well-known poets of the Augustan age, the Appendices Vergiliana, Tibulliana, and Ouidiana. ... More


Pythagorean Women Philosophers: Between Belief and Suspicion

Dorota M. Dutsch

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198859031
eISBN:
9780191891632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859031.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Modern scholarly accounts of Greek philosophical history usually exclude women. And yet, from Dixaearchus of Messana to Diogenes Laertius, classical writers record the names of women philosophers ... More


Arguing with Aseneth: Gentile Access to Israel's Living God in Jewish Antiquity

Jill Hicks-Keeton

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190878993
eISBN:
9780190879020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878993.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

Arguing with Aseneth shows how the ancient romance Joseph and Aseneth moves a minor character in Genesis from obscurity to renown, weaving a new story whose main purpose was to intervene in ancient ... More


A Guide to Early Jewish Texts and Traditions in Christian Transmission

Alexander Kulik, Gabriele Boccaccini, Lorenzo DiTommaso, David Hamidovic, and Michael E. Stone (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190863074
eISBN:
9780190863104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190863074.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The Jewish culture of the Hellenistic and early Roman periods established a basis for all monotheistic religions but its main sources have been preserved to a great degree through Christian ... More


The Jewish Teachers of Jesus, James, and Jude: What Earliest Christianity Learned from the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha

David A. deSilva

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195329001
eISBN:
9780199979073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329001.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Jews have sometimes been reluctant to claim Jesus as one of their own; Christians have often been reluctant to acknowledge the degree to which Jesus' message and mission were at home amidst, and ... More


Profiling Jewish Literature in Antiquity: An Inventory, from Second Temple Texts to the Talmuds

Alexander Samely

Philip Alexander, Rocco Bernasconi, and Robert Hayward (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199684328
eISBN:
9780191764981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684328.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion in the Ancient World

This book introduces a new system for describing non-biblical ancient Jewish literature. It arises from a fresh empirical investigation into the literary structures of many anonymous and ... More


Second Temple Literature outside the Canon

Martha Himmelfarb

in Early Judaism: New Insights and Scholarship

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479896950
eISBN:
9781479825707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479896950.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Many of our sources pertaining to 2nd Temple Judaism, including the Apocrypha, pseudepigrapha, Dead Sea Scrolls, Josephus, and Philo, were preserved by Christians, leading Robert Kraft to warn ... More


Bird Droppings, Stoned Elephants, and Exploding Dragons

Timothy Michael Law

in When God Spoke Greek: The Septuagint and the Making of the Christian Bible

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199781713
eISBN:
9780199345168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199781713.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter summarizes the contents of the so-called Apocrypha. These books were included in later Septuagint manuscripts, so became part of Christian Scripture, and were considered to have ... More


The Septuagint behind the New Testament

Timothy Michael Law

in When God Spoke Greek: The Septuagint and the Making of the Christian Bible

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199781713
eISBN:
9780199345168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199781713.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

The New Testament authors were heavily indebted not only to the Scriptures canonized in the Hebrew Bible but also to the Jewish religious literature written between the third century BCE and the ... More


Ancient Judaism

Susan Gillingham

in A Journey of Two Psalms: The Reception of Psalms 1 and 2 in Jewish and Christian Tradition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199652419
eISBN:
9780191766053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652419.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

Chapter 2 looks at four locations of the reception of Psalms 1 and 2 in ancient Judaism: within the Hebrew Bible, examining the relationship between Psalm 1 and Jeremiah 17, Deuteronomy 6 and Ezekiel ... More


Authoring, reading, and exploring an Appendix: Some introductory thoughts

T. E. Franklinos and Laurel Fulkerson

in Constructing Authors and Readers in the Appendices Vergiliana, Tibulliana, and Ouidiana

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198864417
eISBN:
9780191896569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864417.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This introduction outlines the primary contexts for the volume that follows, offering a way to conceive of appendical texts not only as fake or less-than, but as works of literature in their own ... More


Introduction

John C. Reeves and Annette Yoshiko Reed

in Enoch from Antiquity to the Middle Ages, Volume I: Sources From Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198718413
eISBN:
9780191787683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198718413.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter provides an introductory survey of the study of extant Enochic literature like 1 Enoch, 2 Enoch, and other fragmentary remains associated with the name of Enoch found in Hebrew, Aramaic, ... More


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