From the Maccabees to the Mishnah

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Westminster John Knox Press, Jan 1, 1987 - Religion - 251 pages
As interesting to read as they are informative, the volumes in this important series deal in new ways with topics and materials that illuminate the life and literature of early Christianity...Taken as a whole, the series offers various new avenues of approach to an understanding of the social, intellectual, and literary environment of the early Christian movement.---Victor Paul Furnish, University Distinguished Professor of New Testament, Southern Methodist University
 

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Contents

I
13
II
18
III
20
IV
24
V
27
VII
30
VIII
31
IX
32
XLIV
137
XLV
138
XLVI
140
XLVII
142
XLVIII
143
XLIX
144
L
147
LI
150

X
34
XII
35
XIII
37
XIV
45
XV
46
XVII
49
XVIII
58
XIX
60
XX
62
XXII
73
XXIII
76
XXIV
78
XXV
79
XXVII
87
XXVIII
96
XXIX
101
XXX
104
XXXI
106
XXXII
107
XXXIII
108
XXXIV
111
XXXV
115
XXXVI
116
XXXVII
119
XXXVIII
120
XXXIX
123
XL
124
XLI
125
XLII
127
XLIII
134
LII
154
LIII
159
LIV
160
LV
164
LVII
166
LVIII
169
LIX
171
LX
172
LXI
174
LXII
177
LXIII
182
LXIV
185
LXV
186
LXVI
187
LXVII
190
LXVIII
191
LXIX
192
LXX
195
LXXI
201
LXXII
213
LXXIII
214
LXXV
215
LXXVI
216
LXXVII
218
LXXVIII
221
LXXIX
224
LXXX
228
LXXXI
231
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About the author (1987)

Shaye J. D. Cohen received a B.A. in classics from Yeshiva College in 1970, a M.A. in Judaica and rabbinic ordination at the Jewish Theological Seminary, and a second M.A. and a Ph.D. in ancient history at Columbia University. A director and professor of Judaic Studies at Brown University, he previously worked at the Jewish Theological Seminary as Dean of the Graduate School, and was a visiting Professor of History at Columbia University. Holding a keen interest in the history of Judaism and its social and legal boundaries, his published works include Josephus in Galilee and Rome: His Vita and Development as a Historian and From the Maccabees to the Mishnah: A Profile of Judaism. He has also written numerous articles and book chapters on the menstrual taboo in Judaism. He has received numerous honors, including the Faculty Fellow and Whiting Fellow from Columbia University, the Fellowship from the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture, and the Fellow of the American Academy for Jewish Research.

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