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The Rupture with the Pharisees

Vered Noam

in Shifting Images of the Hasmoneans: Second Temple Legends and Their Reception in Josephus and Rabbinic Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198811381
eISBN:
9780191848414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811381.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

The story treated in this chapter, an etiological tale whose purpose is to pinpoint the beginnings of the enmity between the Hasmonean dynasty and the Pharisees, opens a series of legends which ... More


Alexander Janneus/The Priest Who Was Pelted with Citrons

Vered Noam

in Shifting Images of the Hasmoneans: Second Temple Legends and Their Reception in Josephus and Rabbinic Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198811381
eISBN:
9780191848414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811381.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

Chapter 4 returns to the temple arena with the account of an event in which either Alexander Janneus (Josephus) or an anonymous priest (Mishnah, Tosefta) is pelted with citrons in the temple. In ... More


Conclusion In Defence of Śiva

Jonathan Duquette

in Defending God in Sixteenth-Century India: The Śaiva Oeuvre of Appaya Dīkṣita

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198870616
eISBN:
9780191913259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870616.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The conclusion tackles the key question of what it meant for Appaya to ‘defend’ Śaiva religion in his time and place. It addresses in particular the tension between his Śivādvaita Vedānta work, ... More


Engaging with Śrīvaiṣṇavas

Jonathan Duquette

in Defending God in Sixteenth-Century India: The Śaiva Oeuvre of Appaya Dīkṣita

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198870616
eISBN:
9780191913259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870616.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter pursues the analysis of Appaya’s Śivādvaita works with a special focus on his engagement with the Śrīvaiṣṇava tradition of Viśiṣṭādvaita Vedānta. It examines a number of arguments and ... More


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