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An Introduction to Second Temple Judaism History and Religion of the Jews in the Time of Nehemiah, the Maccabees, Hillel, and Jesus

by Lester L. Grabbe

An Introduction to Second Temple Judaism History and Religion of the Jews in the Time of Nehemiah, the Maccabees, Hillel, and Jesus Synopsis

An internationally respected expert on the Second Temple period provides a fully up-to-date introduction to this crucial area of Biblical Studies. This introduction, by a world leader in the field, provides the perfect guide to the Second Temple Period, its history, literature, and religious setting. Lester Grabbe magisterially guides the reader through the period providing a careful overview of the most studied sources, the history surrounding them and the various currents within Judaism at the time. This book will be a core text for courses on the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha, as well as Qumran, Intertestamental Literature and Early Judaism.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780567051615
Publication date: 3rd June 2010
Author: Lester L. Grabbe
Publisher: T.& T.Clark Ltd an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 176 pages
Categories: Bibles,

About Lester L. Grabbe

Lester L. Grabbe is Professor of Hebrew Bible and Early Judaism at the University of Hull. He is founder and convenor of the European Seminar in Historical Methodology. A recent book is Ancient Israel: What Do We Know and How Do We Know it?

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