By James C. Vanderkam
SynopsisVanderKam, one of today's most respected scholars of biblical history, offers a superb new introduction to early Judaism. Based on the best, most recent archaeological research, this illustrated volume explores the history of Judaism during the Second Temple period, 516 B.C.PA.D. 70, describing the body of Jewish literature written during these centuries and the most important groups, institutions and practices of the time.
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