The Christianization of the Roman Empire and Rabbinic Literature

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The authors of this book pay homage to Menahem Stern, one of the greatest scholars of ancient Jewish history in the twentieth century. Their theme stems from the recognition that Jewish life and society in antiquity underwent countless changes, both sudden and gradual. As a result, numerous facets of Jewish life in antiquity were drastically altered as well as many aspects of Jewish identity. The articles in this volume encompass political, social, cultural and religious issues in both literary and archaeological sources. With contributions by:Albert I. Baumgarten, Steven D. Fraade, Isaiah M. Gafni, Joseph Geiger, David Goodblatt, Erich S. Gruen, Moshe David Herr, Sylvie Honigman, Oded Irshai, Uzi Leibner, David Levine, Lee I. Levine, Jodi Magness, Doron Mendels, Hillel I. Newman, Tessa Rajak, Uriel Rappaport, Chana Safrai, Ze'ev Safrai, Adiel Schremer, Daniel R. Schwartz, Oren Tal, Zeev Weiss
Original languageAmerican English
Title of host publicationJewish Identities in Antiquity: Studies in Memory of Menahem Stern
EditorsL.I. Levine, D. Schwartz
Place of PublicationTübingen
PublisherMohr Siebeck
ISBN (Print)9783161500305
StatePublished - 2009


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