Michael E. Stone's Ancient Judaism: New Visions and Views PDF

By Michael E. Stone

ISBN-10: 0802866360

ISBN-13: 9780802866363

Ancient Judaism questions a extensive diversity of uncomplicated assumptions made through scholars of moment Temple Judaism and demands a thorough rethinking of ways to Jewish background experiences. Michael Stone demanding situations theologically conditioned histories of historic Judaism devised via later orthodoxies, even if Jewish or Christian, and he stresses the significance of figuring out non secular event as a significant factor within the composition of historic spiritual files. Addressing the useless Sea Scrolls and apocalyptic literature in addition to contemporary theories, Stone emphasizes the lovely complexity of either the uncooked info and the ensuing photo of Judaism in antiquity.

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