The Jewish People in Classical Antiquity: From  Alexandria to Bar Kochba  -     By: John H. Hayes, Sara R. Mandell
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The Jewish People in Classical Antiquity: From Alexandria to Bar Kochba

Westminster John Knox Press / 1998 / Paperback

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(PUBWestminster/John Knox)Taking a critical stance toward the texts that have come down to us from antiquity, Hayes and Mandell attempt to reconstruct what were the most significant movements and events from 333 B.C.E. to 135 C.E., referring to excavations, Qumran texts, linguistic research, and the latest European reappraisals. 272 pages, softcover.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 272
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: 1998
Dimensions: 9 X 6 X 3/4 (inches)
ISBN: 0664257275
ISBN-13: 9780664257279
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John Hayes and Sara Mandell provide a clear exposition of Jewish history from 333 BCE to 135 CE. This volume focuses on the Judean-Jerusalem community from a historical rather than ideological or theological perspective. With the inclusion of charts, maps, and ancient texts, the authors have constructed a fascinating account that is indispensable for the study of this crucial period.

Author Bio

John H. Hayes is Professor Emeritusof Old Testament at Candler School of Theology, Emory University, in Atlanta, Georgia. He is the author of numerous books, including Introduction to the Bible, Biblical Exegesis: A Beginner's Handbook (with Carl Holladay), The Jewish People in Classical Antiquity (with Sara Mandell), and Old Testament Theology: Its History and Development (with Frederick Prussner), all published by WJK. Sara R. Mandell was Professor of Religious Studies at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida.

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