Scriptural Authority in Early Judaism and Ancient Christianity
Kalimi, Isaac, Tobias Nicklas and Geza G. Xeravits, editors
Berlin: de Gruyter, 2013 pp. viii + 381. $168
Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature Studies, 16
Description: The impact of earlier works to the literature of early Judaism is an intensively researched topic in contemporary scholarship. This volume is based on an international conference held at the Sapientia College of Theology in Budapest, May 18≠≠Ė21, 2010. The contributors explore scriptural authority in early Jewish literature and the writings of nascent Christianity. They study the impact of earlier literature in the formulation of theological concepts and books of the Second Temple Period.
Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha, Mishnah, Talmudic and Rabbinic Literature, Literature, Methods, Historical Approaches, History, History of Judaism, Early Church Origins, Theological Approaches, Comparative Religion, Judaism, Christianity
Review by Robert B. Foster
Citation: Robert B. Foster, review of Geza G. Xeravits, Tobias Nicklas, and Isaac Kalimi, eds., Scriptural Authority in Early Judaism and Ancient Christianity, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2016).
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