Creation, covenant, and the beginnings of Judaism : reconceiving historical time in the Second Temple period

Level B QO296 /515801 Available
Full title: Creation, covenant, and the beginnings of Judaism : reconceiving historical time in the Second Temple period / by Ari Mermelstein.
Main author: Mermelstein, Ari, (Author)
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • 1. The relationship between time and history in Second Temple literature
  • 2. Wisdom of Ben Sira: Jewish history as the unfolding of creation
  • 3 Wisdom of Ben Sira: timelessness in support of the Temple-State
  • 4. The Book of Jubilees: timeless dimensions of a covenantal relationship
  • 5. The animal Apocalypse: the timeless symbols of history
  • 6. Fourth Ezra: time and history as theological critique
  • 7. Synthesis and conclusions.