A Search for the Origins of Judaism

A Search for the Origins of Judaism

From Joshua to the Mishnah

eBook - 1997
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Translated by J. Edward Crowley. This radical reconstruction of the origins of Judaism starts by observing that Josephus's sources on the early history of Israel do not agree with the Bible and that the oldest rabbinic traditions show no sign of a biblical foundation. Another interesting question is raised by the Samaritan claim, at the time of Antiochus Epiphanes, that they had only recently received the Sabbath from the Jews. From such details, Nodet creates a comprehensive line of argument that reveals two major sources of Judaism, as symbolized in the subtitle of his work: Joshua was the o.
Publisher: Sheffield, England : Sheffield Academic Press, Ă1997
ISBN: 9780567592811
0567592812
9781850754459
1850754454
Characteristics: 1 online resource (423 pages)

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