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In: The Dead Sea Scrolls
In: Studies in Josephus and the Varieties of Ancient Judaism
In: Empsychoi Logoi — Religious Innovations in Antiquity
In: Sects and Sectarianism in Jewish History
In: Jewish Education from Antiquity to the Middle Ages
In: Zutot
In: Revealed Wisdom
In: Semitic Studies in Honour of Edward Ullendorff
Author: Martin Goodman
Judaism in the Roman World deals with the religious lives of Jews in the Roman world from late Second Temple times to the Later Roman Empire.
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The studies collected here analyse a series of issues important in the development of Judaism in this period: the role of the Temple and pilgrimage in the first century CE; the attitude of Jews to the physical texts of the Torah and to the scribes who produced them; the extent of variety and change within Judaism before and after 70 CE and the nature of the evidence for particular types of Judaism; the role of synagogues and images in Jewish worship; and relations between Jews and Christians in the early centuries.
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This book should be particularly useful to students of ancient Judaism and those interested in Christian origins.
In: Second Corinthians in the Perspective of Late Second Temple Judaism