By Moshe Weinfeld
The e-book brings jointly the essays on moment Temple Judaism through Moshe Weinfeld, one of many prime figures in comparative literature and the background of faith in historical close to japanese stories.
This built-in assortment facilities at the non secular debates inside moment Temple Judaism among the sectarian Qumran neighborhood and the Pharisees. It examines issues equivalent to liturgy, legislation, theology and beliefs; concerns that confirmed Jewish non secular types for normative, Rabbinic Judaism. It additionally units those debates within the broader context of texts and ideas from the Bible and historical close to East texts on one hand and the hot testomony and Rabbinic Judaism at the other.
The e-book includes 4 sections. the 1st, 'Prayer and Worship' analyzes constitutive principles mirrored within the definitive prayers of Qumran and Pharisaic liturgy. the second one, 'The Qumran Scrolls' engages a variety of felony and hermeneutic matters within the literature of the Qumran sect. part 3, 'Theology and beliefs' treats a gaggle of foundational Jewish strategies from the old perspective. the ultimate part 'The New testomony' brings numerous easy thoughts and conceptions of Judaism into New testomony context.
This is quantity fifty four within the Library of moment Temple experiences sequence (formerly the magazine for the learn of the Pseudepigrapha complement series).