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An Introduction to Early Judaism

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Published by Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company .
Written in English

  • Judaism,
  • Post-exilic period, 586 B.C.-210 A.D,
  • Jewish - Ancient,
  • History Of Jews,
  • Religion - Judaism,
  • Post-exilic period, 586 B.C.-2,
  • Religion,
  • Judaism - History,
  • Jews,
  • Biblical Criticism & Interpretation - Old Testament,
  • Bible - Criticism Interpretation - Old Testament,
  • 586 B.C.-70 A.D,
  • Apocryphal books (Old Testament),
  • Criticism, interpretation, etc,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7904087M
    ISBN 100802846416
    ISBN 109780802846419

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This is an awesome introduction to the extra-biblical material in the Apocrypha and the Pseudepigrapha/5(17). VanderKam's introduction to Early Judaism is a great covering of the scriptures and prominent features of the second temple period time. I was hoping that this book would be a little more detailed as I was planning on using it for my directed research I've been doing this semester in school/5.

James C. VanderKam is John A. O'Brien Professor ofHebrew Scriptures at the University of Notre Dame and amember of the international team responsible for preservingand translating the Dead Sea Scrolls. His previous booksinclude The Dead Sea Scrolls Today andAn Introduction to Early Judaism (bothEerdmans).3/5(1).

An Introduction to Early Judaism (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. An Introduction to Early Judaism. Author. Vanderkam, James C. Publisher. Eerdmans. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping $ free shipping worldwide. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization.

Murphy's book is a better treatment than VanderKam's Introduction to Early Judaism, and is a welcome addition, But it should be used along with Goodman's book, and preferably Nickelsburg and Helyer.

And using it along with deSilva's The Jewish Teachers of Jesus, James, and Jude: What Earliest Christianity Learned from the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha would be most /5(6). Description of the book "An Introduction to Early Judaism": One of today's most respected scholars of biblical history and the Dead Sea Scrolls, James C.

VanderKam here offers a superb new introduction to early Judaism. For this book, “early Judaism’ refers to the period from Alexander the Great through the Bar Kokhba revolt ( C.E.).

The essays in the book are not broken into sections, although there is a general pattern to the book. This grand review of many centuries of historical background in a single volume is an ideal introduction to second temple Judaism. It is a solid overview in a single readable form providing a solid foundation for a study in early Judaism as well as early by: 4.

Written in a style that makes the period come alive for the reader, "An Introduction to Early Judaism" is not only informative but also engrossing and will provide hours of pleasant reading. A really fine book and well worth a "Five Star Rating"/5(17). This textbook provides an introduction to An Introduction to Early Judaism book Second Temple period ( B.C.E.

70 C.E.), the formative era of early Judaism and the milieu of Jesus and of the earliest Christians. By paying close attention to original sources especially the Bible, the Pseudepigrapha, the Dead Sea Scrolls, and Josephus Frederick J. Murphy introduces students to the world of ancient Jews and.

When Jon Pott and Dan Harlow of the William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company invited me to prepare an introduction to Early Judaism along the same lines as my The Dead Sea Scrolls Today, it seemed a good opportunity to fill a need for an introduction that could be used in the classroom and could also serve as a point of entry into the field for any interested reader.

James VanderKam's Introduction to Early Judaism is a fascinating survey of Jewish history during the Second Temple period ( B.C.E C.E.). Based on the most recent archaeological research, this illustrated volume provides scholars and students with a thorough exploration of important literature, groups, institutions, practices, and events of that : The Jewish Home: A Guide for Jewish Living, by Rabbi Daniel Syme: Written in an engaging question and answer format, this book is equally informative for both the life-long Jew and the new Jew-by-choice.

Delving into Jewish observance through the calendar and life cycle, this is a perfect how-to guide to Judaism. "James VanderKam has written a superb introduction to early Judaism, including its history, literature, and religious institutions—a handbook that will be useful to every student or scholar who is interested in this period.

A fascinating survey of Jewish history&#;from Persia to Masada. James C. VanderKam, one of today's most respected scholars of biblical history and the Dead Sea Scrolls, here offers a superb new introduction to early : James C. Vanderkam. Preface. The Time of the Second Temple. The Persian Period ( BCE).

Beginnings. Events in Yehud (Judah). The Work of Ezra and. James Vanderkam's AN INTRODUCTION TO EARLY JUDAISM is a good overview of certain aspects of Second Temple Judaism. By far the largest portion of the book is an introduction to the literature of the period (Qumran, the apocrypha, pseudepigrapha, etc.).

There is also a fairly long section on history from Persia to Bar Size: KB. An Introduction to Early Judaism. Fellow Author/Editor: James C. VanderKam Publisher: Eerdmans ISBN: Publication Year: Publisher's Site.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: The time of the second temple. The Persian period ( BCE) ; The Hellenistic age ( BCE) ; The Roman period (63 BCE and beyond) --Jewish literature on the Second Temple Temple texts in the Hebrew Bible ; The classification of Second Temple literature ; Jewish.

Overall, this is a very informative and excellent book. I think a lot of people tend to forget, thanks in large part to modern ideas about the roots of Christianity, that Jesus and his followers were Jewish, and that he preached, lived and died as a Jew.4/5. In “An Introduction to Early Judaism”, James C.

VanderKam looks into the time in history between the Hebrew Old Testament and the Evangelical New Testament ( BC – 70 AD) – the Inter-testamental period or the Second Temple period.

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Judaism is considered to beFile Size: KB. Essential Judaism is a comprehensive, accessible, and well-organized introduction and survey of Judaism. The main body of the book is organized into nine chapters/5. The presentwork focuses almost completely on the complex world of early Judaism, ranging from thereturn from exile to the great revolt of 70 C.E.

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