By Lester L. Grabbe

An the world over revered specialist at the moment Temple interval offers an absolutely updated creation to this important sector of religious study. This creation, by way of a global chief within the box, offers the fitting advisor to the second one Temple interval, its heritage, literature, and non secular atmosphere. Lester Grabbe magisterially courses the reader in the course of the interval supplying a cautious evaluate of the main studied resources, the heritage surrounding them and many of the currents inside of Judaism on the time. This publication might be a center textual content for classes at the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha, in addition to Qumran, Intertestamental Literature and Early Judaism.

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