Hellenism in the Land of Israel

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John Joseph Collins, Gregory E. Sterling
University of Notre Dame, Jan 1, 2001 - History - 343 pages
The variety of ways in which Jews in Israel responded to and appropriated Greek culture is the subject of this volume. The contributors provide corroborating evidence of the influence of Greek culture in Judea and Galilee, from before the Maccabean revolt on into the rabbinic period.

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Contents

The Limits of Hellenization in Judea
38
Three Jewish Perspectives on Greek Culture and Ethnicity
62
Four The High Cost of a Good Education
94
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John J. Collins is the Holmes Professor of Old Testament Criticism and Interpretation at Yale University. His many books include "Beyond the Qumran Community: The Sectarian Movement of the Dead Sea Scrolls," "Introduction to the Hebrew Bible," and "The Scepter and the Star: Messianism in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Sterling is Associate Professor of the New Testament and Christian Origins in the Department of Theology at the University of Notre Dame.

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