The Ancient Synagogue from Its Origins to 200 C.E.: A Source Book

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Anders Runesson, Donald D. Binder, Birger Olsson
BRILL, 2008 - 327 Seiten
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Despite the recent explosion of research on ancient synagogues, investigators in the field have hitherto been forced to cull relevant evidence from a vast assortment of scholarly publications. This volume gathers for the first time all of the primary source material on the early synagogues up through the Second Century C. E. In the case of literary, epigraphic and papyrological evidence, catalog entries contain the texts in their original language and in English translation. For archaeological remains, entries provide technical descriptions along with plans and photographs. All listings are accompanied by bibliographic citations and interpretative comments. An Introduction frames the current state of synagogue research, while extensive indices and cross-references allow for easy location of specific allusions. An appendix to the catalog contains source materials on Jewish temples outside of Jerusalem.
 

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Inhalt

The Land of Israel
20
The Diaspora
118
General References
255
Jewish Temples Outside Jerusalem
274
Bibliography
295
Illustration Credits
313
Sources
321
Synagogue Terms
328
Urheberrecht

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Anders Runesson, Ph.D. (2001) and Docent (2002) in New Testament Exegesis, Lund University, is Assistant Professor in Early Christianity and Early Judaism at McMaster University. In addition to having authored several studies on ancient synagogues, including The Origins of the Synagogue (A&W International, 2001), he has published studies on Jewish/Christian Relations and the Gospel of Matthew.
Donald D. Binder, Ph.D. (1997) in New Testament studies, SMU, is Rector of Historic Pohick Church near Mt. Vernon, Virginia. He has written extensively on Synagogues of the Second Temple period, including the volume Into the Temple Courts: The Place of the Synagogues in the Second Temple Period (SBL, 1999).
Birger Olsson, D.Th., Docent (1974) in New Testament Exegesis, Uppsala University, and Professor in New Testament Exegesis, Lund University (1992), is Professor Emeritus since 2003. He worked for many years on the official committee for the translation of the Bible into Swedish (Bibel 2000), and has published widely on Johannine literature, hermeneutics, and reception history.

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