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The Other Lands of Israel: Imaginations of the Land in 2 Baruch

Liv Ingeborg Lied - Religion - 2008 - 375 pages
According to the current scholarly consensus, the apocalypse of 2 Baruch, written after the Fall of Jerusalem, either rejected the concept of the Land of Israel as a place of ...
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Praise Israel for Wisdom and Instruction: Essays on Ben Sira and Wisdom, the ...

Benjamin Givens Wright - Religion - 2008 - 361 pages
This book brings together fifteen articles representing the major thrusts of Prof. Wright's work over the last decade. They focus on three interrelated themes in the study of ...
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Tobit: The Book of Tobit in Codex Sinaiticus

Robert J. Littman - Religion - 2008 - 211 pages
Tobit is one of the Apocrypha, a collection of books rejected from their canon by the Jews but accepted by some of the Christian church fathers. Ever since the 4th century CE ...
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Studies in the Book of Ben Sira: Papers of the Third International ...

Géza Xeravits, József Zsengellér - Religion - 2008 - 267 pages
The volume publishes the papers read at an international conference on the Book of Ben Sira, held at the Shime'on Centre, Pápa, Hungary. Renowned specialists of the field treat ...
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"Non-canonical" Religious Texts in Early Judaism and Early Christianity

Lee Martin McDonald, James H. Charlesworth - Religion - 2012 - 264 pages
This volume draws attention to ancient religious texts, especially the so-called 'non-canonical' texts, by focusing on how they were used or functioned in Early Judaism and ...
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The Pseudepigrapha and Christian Origins: Essays from the Studiorum Novi ...

Gerbern S. Oegema, James H. Charlesworth - Religion - 2008 - 312 pages
In the Seminar "The Pseudepigrapha and Christian Origins" of the "Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas", chaired from 2000 to 2006 by Professors James H. Charlesworth (Princeton ...
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'Noncanonical' Religious Texts in Early Judaism and Early Christianity

Lee Martin McDonald, James H. Charlesworth - Religion - 2012 - 256 pages
Discusses ancient religious texts, especially the so-called 'non-canonical' texts, by focusing on how they were used or functioned in Early Judaism and Early Christianity.
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The Empowerment of Women in the Book of Jubilees

Betsy Halpern Amaru - Religion - 1999 - 182 pages
An examination of biblical interpretation, this work explores the unusual interest in the characterizations of women in the "Book of Jubilees," written in the second century BCE.
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The Maccabean Martyrs As Saviours of the Jewish People: A Study of 2 and 4 ...

J. W. Van Henten - Religion - 1997 - 346 pages
This book offers a fresh interpretation of the theme of noble death in 2 and 4 Maccabees which highlights the hitherto largely neglected political-patriotic significance of the ...
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The Verbal System in the Hebrew Text of Ben Sira

W. Th. Van Peursen - Religion - 2004 - 462 pages
This volume provides a comprehensive analysis of the verbal system in the extant Hebrew witnesses of Ben Sira. It is an important contribution both to Ben Sira studies and to ...
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