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First-century Judaism in crisis

Jacob Neusner

First-century Judaism in crisis

Yohanan ben Zakkai and the renaissance of Torah

by Jacob Neusner

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Published by Ktav Pub. House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Johanan ben Zakkai, d. ca. 80,
  • Tannaim -- Biography,
  • Judaism -- History -- Talmudic period, 10-425

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJacob Neusner.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM755.J7 N42 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 235 p. ;
    Number of Pages235
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3780708M
    ISBN 10087068728X
    LC Control Number81020767

    Gershom Scholem was a professor of Jewish mysticism at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem until his death in Among his most important works are "Major Trends in Jewish Mysticism, The Messianic Idea in Judaism," and "On the Kabbalah and Its Symbolism. In the first century of our era there were many sects and schools in Jewish society. We hear about the Essenes, of course, the Jews of Qumran, the Dead Sea Scrolls, who separated themselves from.

    Hellenistic Judaism was a form of Judaism in classical antiquity that combined Jewish religious tradition with elements of Greek the fall of the Western Roman Empire and the early Muslim conquests of the eastern Mediterranean, the main centers of Hellenistic Judaism were Alexandria in Egypt and Antioch in Syria (now in southern Turkey), the two main Greek urban settlements of the. Judaism, monotheistic religion developed among the ancient Hebrews. Judaism is characterized by a belief in one transcendent God who revealed himself to Abraham, Moses, and the Hebrew prophets and by a religious life in accordance with Scriptures and rabbinic traditions.

    The third part of the book consists of a survey of first century Judaism. Rather than summarize this very detailed historical overview of historical setting, social groupings, worldview, beliefs, and eschatological expectations, I will simply highlight what appear to be the most salient observations. In the midst of the crisis and chaos that followed the destruction of the Temple, Yohanan ben Zakkai (remember him, the father of "Rabbinic Judaism," who organized the schools at Yavneh?) offered a solution. He told the people that just as sin was surely followed by punishment, so repentance would surely be followed by redemption. But how could.


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This book examines the social, economic, political, and cultural context of first-century Judaism. During the first century AD Judaism experienced a crisis of cultural erosion due to foreign influences.

Professor Riches describes the ways in which foreign domination threatened the Jewish community and discusses the ways in which various groups.

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Most of the sects of first century Judaism have their roots in the intertestamental period. Every one casts light on the New Testament.

In this article we will explore seven sects. Pharisees The Pharisees, the most important of the sects, were separatists. The Hebrew word from which the name is derived means separate. First-century Judaism in crisis: Yohanan ben Zakkai and the renaissance of Torah. [Jacob Neusner] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jacob Neusner.

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