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Essays on the Jewish Encounter with Hellenism and Roman Rule
Author: John J. Collins
This is a collection of 12 essays, written since 1997, on themes related to Hellenistic (Greek-speaking) Judaism. They include a review essay on recent scholarship on Hellenistic Judaism, a discussion of the question of anti-Semitism in antiquity, a study of the Hellenistic reform in Jerusalem, several studies of individual texts and an essay on the circumstances that led to the first Jewish revolt against Rome.
In: Other Worlds and Their Relation to This World
In: Authoritative Scriptures in Ancient Judaism
In: From Judaism to Christianity: Tradition and Transition
In: The Religious Worldviews Reflected in the Dead Sea Scrolls
In: Scripture in Transition