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Rabbinic Judaism in the Graeco-Roman World, 1st Edition

By Hannah K. Harrington


256 pages

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In this in-depth exploration of holiness in the context of rabbinic Judaism, Hannah K. Harrington places the rabbinic concept of holiness alongside other notions of the sacred in the Graeco-Roman world. Holistic and yet detailed, this volume provides a much-needed comparative view of this subject during a key period in the development of the Jewish religion.

About the Author

Dr Hannah K. Harrington is professor of Old Testament at Patten College, Oakland, CA, USA. She received her Ph.D. in Near Eastern Studies from the University of California, Berkeley, and has written numerous articles on the Dead Sea Scrolls and rabbinic Judaism.

About the Series

Religion in the First Christian Centuries

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / Ancient / General