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"Other" in Second Temple Judaism: Essays in Honor of John J. Collins (Daniel C Harlow Matthew Goff, Karina Martin Hogan, Joel S. Kaminsky (eds)) Paperback Book, (Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co, 2010) 9780802866257
"Other" in Second Temple Judaism: Essays in Honor of John J. Collins (Daniel C Harlow Matthew Goff, Karina Martin Hogan, Joel S. Kaminsky (eds)) Paperback Book, (Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co, 2010) 9780802866257
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Title: The "Other" in Second Temple Judaism: Essays in Honor of John J. Collins

Author: Harlow, Daniel C Matthew Goff, Karina Martin Hogan, Joel S. Kaminsky (eds)

Publisher: Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co; Publication Date: 2010

Paperback; ISBN: 9780802866257

Volumes: 1; Pages: 542

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Dedicated to prominent biblical scholar John J. Collins, this collection of twenty-seven essays explores the various ways in which Jews living in the Hellenistic and early Roman periods (both in the land of Israel and the Diaspora) constructed their identity in relation to other Jews, pagans, and Christians.This book deals with such topics as:* The Hebrew Bible and its reception* Wisdom and apocalyptic literature* The Dead Sea Scrolls* Jews among Greeks and RomansTable of Contents ContributorsJohn J. Collins: Cursus VitaeDoctoral Dissertations Directed by John J. CollinsA Select Bibliography of the Publications of John J. Collins, 1973-2010Abbreviations and SymbolsIntroduction"Showing the Wisdom of What He Has Learned": The Scholarly Contributions of John J. Collins Daniel C. HarlowPart One: The Hebrew Bible and Its ReceptionIsrael's Election and the Other in Biblical, Second Temple, and Rabbinic Thought Joel S. KaminskyGod's Other: The Intractable Problem of the Gentile King in Judean and Early Jewish Literature Carol A. NewsomThe Original Sin of the Canaanites Katell BerthelotDefining and Controlling Others Within: Hair, Identity, and the Nazirite Vow in a Second Temple Context Susan NiditchOtherworldly Music and the Other Sex Susan AckermanHow Good Was Ruth's Hebrew? Ethnic and Linguistic Otherness in the Book of Ruth Timothy H. LimThe Other in Haggai and Zechariah 1&8211;8 Antonios FinitsisWhen the King Is the Other: Nebuchadnezzar's Hibernian Cousin Naomi S. JacobsPart Two: WisdomElusive Wisdom and the Other Nations in Baruch Karina Martin HoganThe Lady Vanishes: Wisdom in Ben Sira and Daniel Shannon Burkes Pinette"The Foolish Nation That Dwells in Shechem": Ben Sira on Shechem and the Other Peoples in Palestine Matthew GoffPoverty and Otherness in Second Temple Instructions Samuel L. AdamsTranscending Death: The Reasoning of the ?Others? and Afterlife Hopes in Wisdom 1?6 Daniel J. Harrington, S.J.Part Three: ApocalypticismThe Apocalyptic Other Lorenzo DiTommasoApocalypticism as the Rejected Other: Wisdom and Apocalypticism in Early Judaism and Early Christianity Sean FreyneThe We and the Other in the Worldview of 1 Enoch, the Dead Sea Scrolls, and Other Early Jewish Texts George W. E. NickelsburgMonsters and the Crippled Cosmos: Construction of the Other in Fourth Ezra Rebecca RaphaelIdolatry and Alterity: Israel and the Nations in the Apocalypse of Abraham Daniel C. HarlowPart Four: The Dead Sea ScrollsReligious Epistemology and the History of the Dead Sea Scrolls Community Shane BergThe Wicked Priest Revisited James C. VanderKamPoetry of the Heavenly Other: Angelic Praise in the Songs of the Sabbath Sacrifice Eric D. Reymond"At the Crossroads": Anti-Samaritan Polemic in a Qumran Text about Joseph Esther Chazon with Yonatan MillerPart Five: Jews Among Greeks and RomansRomans, Jews, and Christians on the Names of the Jews Martin GoodmanJews and Greeks as Philosophers: A Challenge to Otherness Erich S. GruenThe Persecution of Judeans by Antiochus IV: The Significance of ?Ancestral Laws? Robert DoranConstructing Jewish Identity in Ptolemaic Egypt: The Case of Artapanus Patricia D. Ahearne-KrollDispelling an Illusion of Otherness? Judicial Practice in the Heracleopolis Papyri Robert A. KuglerIndex of AuthorsIndex of Scripture and Other Ancient Texts
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