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Hellenism in the Land of Israel (Christianity and Judaism in Antiquity)

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Published by University of Notre Dame Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ancient Greek religion,
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • History of religion,
  • BCE to c 500 CE,
  • History,
  • Religion - Judaism,
  • History: World,
  • Ancient World,
  • Israel,
  • Ancient - Greece,
  • Jewish - General,
  • Judaism - History,
  • Ancient - General,
  • Middle East - Israel,
  • Civilization,
  • Greece,
  • Greek,
  • Greek influences,
  • Hellenism,
  • Jews,
  • Judaism,
  • Relations,
  • Religion

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJohn J. Collins (Editor), Gregory Sterling (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages1119
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10283652M
    ISBN 100268030529
    ISBN 109780268030520


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Hellenism in the Land of Israel (Christianity and Judaism in Antiquity) Download PDF EPUB FB2

: Hellenism in the Land of Israel (Christianity and Judaism in Antiquity) (): John J. Collins, Gregory E. Sterling: BooksFormat: Paperback. While Greek thought had a significant impact on Judaism, Jews remained distinct in the Greco-Roman world.

Hellenistic Judaism’s relationship to Greek culture was never simply one of assimilation or repudiation. Similarly, the Hebrew and Aramaic-speaking Judaism of the homeland remained distinct from the Hellenistic Judaism of the Diaspora.

Hellenism in the land of Israel. Summary: The variety of ways in which Jews in Israel responded to and appropriated Greek culture is the subject of this volume.

The contributors provide corroborating evidence of the influence of Greek culture in Judea and Galilee, from before the Maccabean revolt on into the rabbinic period. While Greek thought had a significant impact on Judaism, Jews remained distinct in the Greco-Roman world. Hellenistic Judaism's relationship to Greek culture was never simply one of assimilation or repudiation.

Similarly, the Hebrew and Aramaic-speaking Judaism of the homeland remained distinct from the Hellenistic Judaism of the Diaspora. Rent or Buy Hellenism in the Land of Israel - by Collins, John J. for as low as $ at Voted #1 site for Buying Textbooks.

Hellenism in the Land of Israel from the Fifth to the Second Centuries BCE in Light of Semitic Epigraphy in "A Time of Change: Judah and its Neighbours in the Persian and Early Hellenistic Periods" This volume includes ten new studies, most of which were originally presented at the 14th World Congress of Jewish Studies, held in Jerusalem in Although Rome had authority over the land of Israel, and in particular Jerusalem, the Greek value system and mindset (Hellenism) had taken firm root in the minds of most of the people.

A large number of Jews came to be referred to as “Hellenists”; though called with their nation to serve the one true God, they became highly influenced by. It is a compilation of twelve essays under the rubric "Hellenism in the land of Israel," which is also the title of the book.

Some of the essays, however, traverse the borders of the land of Israel. Hellenistic Period Literature in the Land of Israel. Benjamin G. Wright III. Search for more papers by this author. Benjamin G. Wright III. Search for more papers by this author. Book Editor(s): Susan Niditch. Search for more papers by this author.

First published: 09 October Author: Benjamin G. Wright. Hellenism in the land of Israel. [John Joseph Collins; Gregory E Sterling;] -- "This book is a collection of essays that explore the variety of ways in which Jews in Hellenism in the Land of Israel book responded to and appropriated Greek culture.

CONTENTS Preface Introduction: The Influence of Hellenism on Jews in Palestine in the Hellenistic Period PART ONE JUDAISM AND HELLENISM 1. Homer and the Near East: The Rise of the Greek Genius 2. The Septuagint: The First Translation of the Torah and Its Effects 3.

How Much Hellenism in the Land of Israel. by: 8. Hellenistic Period Literature in the Land of Israel.

In book: The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Ancient Israel, pp Hellenism in the Land of Israel. Article. Nov ; J Biblic Lit. "Chapter Three. How Much Hellenism In The Land Of Israel?" published on 01 Jan by Brill. Hellenism in the Land of Israel by John J. Collins,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Hellenism in the Land of Israel, edited by John J. Collins and Gregory E. Sterling. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, Pp. ix + $/$ The twelve essays in this volume were originally presented at a conference held in at the University of Chicago and the University of Notre Dame.

“Alcohol makes other people less tedious, and food less bland, and can help provide what the Greeks called entheos, or the slight buzz of inspiration when reading or only worthwhile miracle in the New Testament—the transmutation of water into wine during the wedding at Cana—is a tribute to the persistence of Hellenism in an otherwise austere Judaea.

This book is volume 13 in the series Christianity and Judaism in Antiquity. It is a compilation of twelve essays under the rubric "Hellenism in the land of Israel," which is also the title of the book. Some of the essays, however, traverse the borders of the land of Israel and venture into places like Phoenicia and cities like Alexandria.

In the Land of Israel is composed of ten articles and an epilogue, written between November and midwinterall but the last of which originally appeared, to a stormy reception, in the Israeli socialist newspaper Davar. In the aftermath of Israel’s incursion into Lebanon, public debate over government policy grew even more heated.

Question: "What is Hellenism, and how did it influence the early church?" Answer: Hellenism is the term used to describe the influence of Greek culture on the peoples the Greek and Roman Empires conquered or interacted with.

Upon the Jews' return from exile in Babylon, they endeavored to protect their national identity by following the law closely.

Ancient Jewish History: Hellenism. Hellenism is the term generally used by historians to refer to the period from the death of Alexander the Great ( B.C.E.) to the death of Cleopatra and the incorporation of Egypt in the Roman Empire in 30 B.C.E. Judaism in the land of Israel, however, was often viewed as largely immune to this influence.

InMartin Hengel, currently a professor at the University of Tubingen in Germany, published his dissertation, Judaism and Hellenism, which argued all.

Judaism and Hellenism as a thesis to the Faculty of Protestant Theology at the University of Tübingen () and over a decade since his work has been translated into English (),1 with its two basic contentions: 1) that Judaism in the Land of Israel was already deeply Hellenized by the middle of the third century b.c.e., long before the decrees of.

Hellenism and Judaism What were the origins and influence of Hellenism in Israel during the Intertestamental Period. Be sure to identify any problems this movement caused for the Jews and describe the Jewish response to these problems. Hellenism in primitive Christianity.-The gospel of Jesus was a Divine message to Israel; Jesus Himself had confined His ministry to the lost sheep of the house of Israel; it was only occasionally that He dealt with pagans such as the centurion of Capernaum or the Syrophœnician woman; it is an exceptional case also when we read in John   Buy Hellenism in the Land of Israel by John J.

Collins, Gregory E. Sterling from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages: Hellenistic Culture The influence of Greek language, philosophy and culture on Jews and early Christians.

Harold W. Attridge: The Lillian Claus Professor of New Testament Yale Divinity School. This book is a collection of essays that explore the variety of ways in which Jews in Israel responded to and appropriated Greek culture.

In various ways the contributors provide corroborating evidence of the influence of Greek culture in Judea and Galilee, from before the Maccabean revolt on into the rabbinic period.

Hellenistic literature, however, was for the time being too great an intellectual factor to be entirely set aside in the Diaspora.

No strong line of demarcation was drawn between the sacred books originally written in Hebrew and those written in Greek; because the former also were available only in Greek translations. Hellenism is alive and well - in the Diaspora. When Yehuda Maccabee shouted, “Follow me,” in the battle for the Hebrew sovereignty in the Land of Israel, the Jewish Hellenists stayed home.

Wall Paintings Of The Hellenistic And Herodian Period In The Land Of Israel. This inevitably leads to thorough research of both Jewish and Hellenistic cultures in the period from Alexander the Great to Justinian, in their various interactions. This is why the book has a fourfold division: (1) Hellenism and Judaism, (2) Judaism and Christianity, (3) Hellenism and Christianity, and (4) Hellenism-Judaism-Christianity.

This book deals with many aspects of the land of Israel. In the first part, the emphasis is on descriptions of the land in Joshua and other books of the Hebrew anf Greek Bible.

In the second part, the focus shifts to the land in history and theology: reception-history of biblical texts dealing with the land, archaeology of Palestine, and theological-hermeneutical implications of taking. The Land of Israel was the border between these two warring Empires.

Initially, the Jews were under the control of the Ptolemies, but after the Battle of Panias in BCE, Israel found herself in the domain of the Seleucids and their king, Antiochus. Hellenism in the Land of Israel, Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame.

Cribiore R. (), Gymnastics of the Mind: Greek Education in Hellenistic and Roman Egypt, Princeton: Princeton University Press. Cross F. (), From Epic to Canon: History and Literature in Ancient Israel, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press ——.

(), 4QLam, in E. Ulrich et al. Alexander the Great Comes to Jerusalem: The Jewish Response to Hellenism Author Cecilia M. Peek By the first century A.D., much of Palestine, the area known to the Israelites as the "land of promise," was divided under the Romans into five areas of provincial or semiprovincial status: Galilee, Idumea, Judea, Perea, and Samaria.

The birthplace of the Jewish people is the Land of Israel (Eretz Yisrael). There, a significant part of the nation's long history was enacted, of which the first thousand years are recorded in the Bible; there, its cultural, religious, and national identity was formed; and there, its physical presence has been maintained through the centuries, even after the majority was forced into.

Inner Books. This physical volume has several internal sections, each of which has been reviewed independently. Archaeological Evidence of Links between the Aegean World and the Land of Israel in the Persian Period by Einat Ambar-Armon and Amos Kloner; Settlement Dynamics and Demographic Fluctuations in Judah from the late Iron Age to the Hellenistic .