Texts and Traditions: Source Reader for the Study of Second Temple and Rabbinic Judaism
Texts and Traditions: Source Reader for the Study of Second Temple and Rabbinic Judaism

Texts and Traditions: Source Reader for the Study of Second Temple and Rabbinic Judaism

by Lawrence H. Schiffman

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Pages 777
Publisher KTAV Publishing House
Published 1997
ISBN-13 9780881254341
Over 750 pages of primary source materials for the study of the history and literature of the Jews in Late Antiquity. Provides excellent coverage of this formative period in Jewish and Christian history. It provides the necessary background in Hebrew Bible before entering the difficult maze of Judaism in the Persian, Hellenistic, and Roman environments. Each chapter has a special introduction that explains the significance of the texts that are to follow. In addition, each excerpt begins with a brief commentary.

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