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By Shaye Cohen

This is the 3rd version of Shaye J. D. Cohen's very important and seminal paintings at the background and improvement of Judaism among 164 BCE to three hundred CE. Cohen's synthesis of faith, literature, and heritage bargains deep perception into the character of Judaism at this key interval, together with the connection among Jews and Gentiles, the functionality of Jewish faith within the greater neighborhood, and the improvement of normative Judaism and different Jewish sects. Cohen deals scholars greater than simply historical past, yet an realizing of the social and cultural context of Judaism because it constructed into the formative interval of rabbinic Judaism. This re-creation incorporates a brand-new bankruptcy at the parting of the way among Jews and Christians within the moment century CE. From the Maccabees to the Mishnah continues to be the clearest advent to the period that formed Judaism and supplied the context for early Christianity.

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