Search: Jewish Studies, 1997
Jan Willem van Henten
This book offers a fresh interpretation of the theme of noble death in 2 and 4 Maccabees which highlights the hitherto largely neglected political-patriotic significance of the "Maccabean martyrs" for the message of both works.
Albert I. Baumgarten
This volume asks why Jewish groups - Sadducees, Pharisees, Essenes and the Dead Sea Scroll sect - flourished during the Maccabean era. The objective is to discover the connections between context and consequence, which will explain why sectarianism was so prominent then.
This book suggests several methods with which rabbinic sources can be approached in order to obtain information about women's history. It is the first feminist book about rabbinic literature which treats the latter as a historical source. It contains many examples and discusses for the first ...
Theodore de Boer