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Jews, Christians and Polytheists in the Ancient Synagogue

1st Edition

Edited by Steven Fine

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272 pages

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Description

Jews, Christians and Polytheists in the Ancient Synagogue explores the ways in which divergent ethnic, national and religious communities interacted with one another within the synagogue in the Greco-Roman period. It presents new perspectives regarding the development of the synagogue and its significance of this institution for understanding religion and society under the Roman Empire.

About the Editor

Steven Fine is Associate Professor of Rabbinic literature and history at Baltimore Hebrew University. He is the author of This Holy Place: On the Sanctity of the Synagogue During the Greco-Roman Period and the award winning Sacred Realm: The Emergence of the Synagogue in the Ancient World.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS002000
HISTORY / Ancient / General