Click here to get the answers to the most commonly asked RBL questions.

Review of Biblical Literature Blog

Sectarianism in Early Judaism: Sociological Advances
Chalcraft, David J., editor

London: Equinox, 2007 pp. x + 267. $26.95

Series Information
BibleWorld


Description: This volume takes advantage of the latest sociological perspectives on sect formation and development and applies them to the study of Early Judaism, providing fresh insights on early Jewish sectarianism. The studies in this volume lay the groundwork for further application of sociological models in the study of ancient sects and are a timely contribution to social-scientific research in biblical studies, an increasingly important discipline in the field.

Subjects: Methods, Historical Approaches, History, History of Judaism, Social-Scientific Approaches, Sociology

Login to Read the Review(s)

You must be a member of SBL to read the review(s). In May 2019, SBL improved security of its main site with a new login procedure that requires an email address and a password, instead of an SBL member number. RBLís login procedure is now synched to SBLís. Please use your email address and SBL password to log in to RBL. Your use of this site indicates your acceptance of RBLís Terms of Use.


Email Address
SBL Password
 
  
 Forgot Your Password
 Join SBL or Renew Membership


Review by Boris Repschinski
Published 2/9/2009
Citation: Boris Repschinski, review of David J. Chalcraft, ed., Sectarianism in Early Judaism: Sociological Advances, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2009).


Adobe Acrobat Reader
All RBL reviews are published in PDF format. To view these reviews, you must have downloaded and installed the FREE version of Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you do not have the Reader or you have an older version of the Reader, you can download the most recent version now.

 

 
Privacy PolicyTerms of UseContact Us