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Was 70 CE a watershed in Jewish history? : on Jews and Judaism before and after the destruction of the Second Temple

Author: Daniel R Schwartz; Zeev Weiss
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2012.
Series: Ancient Judaism and early Christianity, v. 78.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These twenty studies ask whether changes in different fields of ancient Jewish culture were caused by the destruction of the Second Temple in 70 CE, what changed for other reasons, and what did not  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
History
Congresses
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2011038377
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel R Schwartz; Zeev Weiss
ISBN: 9004217444 9789004217447
OCLC Number: 769101992
Notes: Includes indexes.
"This volume presents revised versions of lectures given in January 2009 at a Jerusalem symposium sponsored by Hebrew University's Scholion Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Jewish Studies"--Preface.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 548 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Was 70 CE a watershed in Jewish history? : three stages of modern scholarship, and a renewed effort / Daniel R. Schwartz --
"Found written in the book of Moses" : priests in the era of Torah / Martha Himmelfarb --
The other side of Israelite priesthood : a sociological-anthropological perspective / Gideon Aran --
"A kingdom of priests" : did the Pharisees try to live like priests? / Hanan Birenboim --
Sectarianism before and after 70 CE / Jodi Magness --
Were priests communal leaders in late antique Palestine? : the archaeological evidence / Zeev Weiss --
Place beyond place : on artifacts, religious technologies and the mediation of sacred place / Ori Schwarz --
Priests and priesthood in Philo : could he have done without them? / Jutta Leonhardt-Balzer --
Sanctity and the attitude towards the Temple in Hellenistic Judaism / Noah Hacham --
Doing without the Temple : paradigms in Judaic literature of the diaspora / Michael Tuval. The rising power of the image : on Jewish magic art from the Second Temple period to late antiquity / Naama Vilozny --
Jewish exorcism before and after the destruction of the Second Temple / Gideon Bohak --
The emergence of a new Jewish art in late antiquity / Lee I. Levine --
Legal midrash between Hillel and Rabbi Akiva : did 70 CE make a difference? / Paul Mandel --
Liturgy before and after the Temple's destruction : change or continuity / Esther G. Chazon --
Liturgy, poetry, and the persistence of sacrifice / Michael D. Swartz --
Setting the stage : the effects of the Roman conquest and the loss of sovereignty / Nadav Sharon --
Temple and identity in early Christianity and in the Johannine community : reflections on the "parting of the ways" / Jörg Frey --
Religious reactions to 70 : the limitations of the evidence / Martin Goodman --
Epilogue: 70 CE after 135 CE : the making of a watershed? / Ruth A. Clements.
Series Title: Ancient Judaism and early Christianity, v. 78.
Responsibility: edited by Daniel R. Schwartz and Zeev Weiss in collaboration with Ruth A. Clements.
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