Roots of Rabbinic Judaism : an intellectual history, from Ezekiel to Daniel /

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Main Author: Boccaccini, Gabriele, 1958-
Format: Book
Published:Grand Rapids, Mich. : William B. Eerdmans Pub., c2002.
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Table of Contents:
  • Abbreviations
  • Preface: From Formative Judaism to Rabbinic Origins and Roots
  • Introduction: The Intellectual Quest of Rabbinic Origins and Roots
  • 1.. Back to Sinai: The Founding Myth of Rabbinic Judaism
  • 2.. From Judaism to Judaisms: Four Scholarly Models
  • 3.. The Rise of Intellectual History
  • 4.. An Intellectual History of Judaism
  • Chapter 1. The Rise of Zadokite Judaism
  • 1.. The Struggle for Priestly Supremacy
  • 2.. The Return from the Babylonian Exile
  • 3.. Sons of Levi, Sons of Aaron, Sons of Phinehas
  • Chapter 2. Zadokite Judaism and Its Opponents
  • 1.. The Zadokite Worldview
  • 2.. Early Opponents: Samaritans, Tobiads, Prophets
  • 3.. The Priestly Opposition: Enochic Judaism
  • 4.. The Lay Opposition: Sapiential Judaism
  • Chapter 3. The Rapprochement between Zadokite and Sapiential Judaism
  • 1.. The Beginnings of Hellenistic Rule under the Ptolemies
  • 2.. An Unexpected Supporter of Zadokite Judaism: Tobit
  • 3.. From the Ptolemies to the Seleucids: The Golden Age of Zadokite Priesthood
  • 4.. Ben Sira's Synthesis of Zadokite and Sapiential Judaism
  • Chapter 4. Daniel: A Third Way between Zadokite and Enochic Judaism
  • 1.. The End of the Zadokite Power
  • 2.. The Emergence of a "Third Way" between Zadokite and Enochic Judaism
  • 3.. The Danielic Revolution
  • Summary and Conclusion
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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