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Between Athens and Jerusalem: Jewish Identity in the Hellenistic Diaspora (The Biblical Resource Series) [Paperback]

By John J. Collins (Author)
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One of the most creative and consequential collisions in Wester culture involved the encounter of Judaism with Hellenism. In this widely acclaimed study of the Jews who lived in Hellenistic Eqypt, "between Athens and Jerusalem," John J. Collins examines the literature of Hellenistic Judaism, treating not only the introductory questions of date, authorship, and provenance but also the lager question of Jewish identity in the Greco-Roman world.

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A landmark study of Hellenistic Judaism by one of the world's recognized experts. One of the most creative and consequential collisions in Western culture involved the encounter of Judaism with Hellenism. In his widely acclaimed study of the intellectual and moral relationship between "Athens and Jerusalem," John J. Collins examines the literature of Hellenistic Judaism, treating not only the introductory questions of date, authorship, and provenance, but also the larger question of Jewish identity in the Greco-Roman world.

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Between Athens and Jerusalem: Jewish Identity in the Hellenistic Diaspora (The Biblical Resource Series) by John J. Collins has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
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Studio: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Pages   327
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.1" Width: 6.1" Height: 0.9"
Weight:   1 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Nov 2, 1999
Publisher   Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Edition  Reprinted  
Series  Biblical Resource  
ISBN  0802843727  
ISBN13  9780802843722  


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John J. Collins is Professor of Hebrew Bible and Post-biblical Judaism at the University of Chicago. His books include Between Athens and Jerusalem: Jewish Identity in the Hellenistic Diaspora; The Apocalyptic Imagination; and The Scepter and the Star: Messianism in the Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Michael Fishbane is Nathan Cummings Professor of Jewish Studies at the University of Chicago, where he is also Chair of the programs in Jewish Studies. He is the author or editor of 10 other books.



John J. Collins currently resides in the state of Illinois. John J. Collins was born in 1938.

John J. Collins has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Biblical Resource
  2. Collegeville Bible Commentary
  3. Encyclopedia of Apocalypticism (Paperback)


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