Between Athens and Jerusalem: Jewish Identity in the by John J. Collins

By John J. Collins

One of the main artistic and consequential collisions in Western tradition concerned the come across of Judaism with Hellenism. during this broadly acclaimed learn of the Jews who lived in Hellenistic Egypt, “between Athens and Jerusalem,” John J. Collins examines the literature of Hellenistic Judaism, treating not just the introductory questions of date, authorship, and provenance but additionally the bigger query of Jewish id within the Greco-Roman world.

First released in 1984, this landmark examine via one of many world's prime specialists in Hellinistic Judaism is now totally revised and up-to-date take into consideration the simplest of contemporary scholarship.

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