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Understanding Second Temple and rabbinic Judaism

Author: Lawrence H Schiffman
Publisher: Jersey City, N.J. : Ktav Publishing House, [2003]. ©2003
Edition/Format:   Print book : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the Second Temple period (the first few centuries before and after the common era) and its influence on the development of Rabbinic Judaism, which is the foundation for all of modern Judaism.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence H Schiffman
ISBN: 088125813X 9780881258134
OCLC Number: 52749982
Description: xviii, 409 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: The Biblical heritage --
Judaism in the Persian period --
The Hellenistic Age --
Judaism in the Hellenistic Diaspora --
Sectarianism in the Second Commonwealth --
Apocrypha, pseudepigrapha, and the Dead Sea Scrolls --
The Jewish-Christian schism --
Revolt --
Restoration --
Mishnah: the new scripture --
Formative Judaism comes of age --
The sea of the Talmud --
Epilogue: the triumph of the Babylonian Talmud.
Responsibility: by Lawrence H. Schiffman ; edited by Jon Bloomberg and Samuel Kapustin.
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Describes the Second Temple period (the first few centuries before and after the common era) and its influence on the development of Rabbinic Judaism, which is the foundation for all of modern Judaism.

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