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Author Collins, John J. (John Joseph), 1946-

Title Jewish cult and Hellenistic culture : essays on the Jewish encounter with Hellenism and Roman rule / by John J. Collins
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 231 pages)
Series Supplements to the Journal for the study of Judaism, 1384-2161 ; v. 100
Supplements to the Journal for the study of Judaism ; v. 100. 1384-2161
Contents Hellenistic Judaism in recent scholarship -- Cult and culture : the limits of Hellenization in Judea -- Reinventing Exodus : exegesis and legend in Hellenistic Egypt -- Messianism and exegetical tradition : the evidence of the LXX Pentateuch -- The third sibyl revisited -- Spells pleasing to God : the binding of Isaac in Philo the epic poet -- Joseph and Aseneth : Jewish or Christian? -- Life after death in pseudo-phocylides -- The reinterpretation of apocalyptic traditions in the wisdom of Solomon -- The mysteries of God : creation and eschatology in 4Qinstruction and The wisdom of Solomon -- Anti-semitism in antiquity? : the case of Alexandria -- The Jewish world and the coming of Rome
Summary A collection of twelve essays on the Jewish encounter with Hellenism, both in the Diaspora and in the land of Israel, including studies of several individual texts
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Philo, of Alexandria.
Bible. Wisdom of Solomon -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Jews -- Civilization -- Greek influences.
Jews -- History -- 168 B.C.-135 A.D.
Jews -- Rome -- Civilization.
Judaism -- History -- Post-exilic period, 586 B.C.-210 A.D.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2005046991
ISBN 1429453370 (electronic bk.)
143370630X (electronic bk.)
9004144382 (alk. paper)
9781429453370 (electronic bk.)
9781433706301 (electronic bk.)
9789004144385 (alk. paper)