Texts and Traditions: A Source Reader for the Study of Second Temple and Rabbinic Judaism

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Lawrence H. Schiffman
KTAV Publishing House, Inc., 1998 - Religion - 777 pages
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Contents

Introduction
1
The Biblical Heritage
7
Judaism in the Persian Period
65
The Hellenistic Age
121
Judaism in the Hellenistic Diaspora
171
Sectarianism in the Second Commonwealth
231
Apocrypha Pseudepigrapha and the Dead Sea Scrolls
301
TheJeivishChristian Schism
369
The New Scripture
497
The Pharisees in Power
517
Formative Judaism Comes of Age
561
The Sea of the Talmud
619
The Life of Torah
671
The Hegemony of the Babylonian Talmud
749
Bibliography
763
Index of Sources
769

Revolt and Restoration
429

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About the author (1998)

Lawrence H. Schiffman is Ethel and Irvin A. Edelman Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies and Chairman of the Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies at New York University. His previous books include Reclaiming the Dead Sea Scrolls and From Text to Tradition: A History of Judaism in Second Temple and Rabbinic Times.

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