Traditions of the Rabbis from the Era of the New Testament, vol. 2A

Traditions of the Rabbis from the Era of the New Testament, vol. 2A


Author: Instone-Brewer, David
Publisher: Wm B Eerdmans
ISBN: 9780802847638
Format: Hardback
Page Count: 400
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In this second volume of his monumental study of early rabbinic traditions and their relevance to the New Testament, David Instone-Brewer provides significant insights into Jewish thought and practice prior to the destruction of the Second Temple in 70 c.e.

For each rabbinic tradition considered
here, the Feasts and Sabbaths
the supporting Hebrew source text is provided side by side with an English translation. Instone-Brewer also presents evidence that exists for accurately dating these sources, which is a critical task recently advanced by modern dating techniques. He goes on to thoroughly discuss the meaning and importance of each rabbinic tradition for Second Temple Judaism, also analyzing any echoes or direct appearances of the tradition in the New Testament writings.

David Instone-Brewer, Author

David Instone-Brewer is senior research fellow in Rabbinics and the New Testament at Tyndale House, Cambridge, and a member of the Divinity Faculty at the University of Cambridge and the British Association of Jewish Studies.

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Dimensions 24 × 17 cm


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