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A Guide to Early Jewish Texts and Traditions in Christian Transmission

Alexander Kulik, Gabriele Boccaccini, Lorenzo DiTommaso, David Hamidovic, and Michael E. Stone


The Jewish culture of the Hellenistic and early Roman periods established a basis for all monotheistic religions but its main sources have been preserved to a great degree through Christian transmission. This Guide is devoted to problems of preservation, reception, and transformation of Jewish texts and traditions of the Second Temple period in the many Christian milieus from the ancient world to the late medieval era. It approaches this corpus not as an artificial collection of reconstructed texts—a body of hypothetical originals—but rather from the perspective of the preserved materials, exa ... More

Keywords: Jewish, Christian, tradition, transmission, reception, Hellenistic, Roman, pseudepigrapha, Josephus, Philo

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190863074
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190863074.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alexander Kulik, editor
Associate Professor of Russian and Slavic Studies, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Gabriele Boccaccini, editor
Professor of Second Temple Judaism and Christian Origins, University of Michigan

Lorenzo DiTommaso, editor
Professor of Religions and Cultures, Concordia University Montréal

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Alexander Kulik

A Traditions

1 Greek

William Adler

2 Latin

Robert A. Kraft

3 Ethiopic*

Pierluigi Piovanelli

4 Slavonic

Alexander Kulik

5 Coptic

Jacques van der Vliet

6 Syriac

Sergey Minov

7 Armenian

Michael E. Stone

8 Georgian

Jost Gippert

9 Christian Arabic

John C. Reeves

10 Irish

Martin McNamara

11 Germanic

Brian Murdoch

B Corpora

13 Flavius Josephus

Michael Tuval

14 Philo of Alexandria

Gregory E. Sterling

18 Qumran Texts

David Hamidović

19 Enochic Traditions

Gabriele Boccaccini

C Comparative Perspectives: Alternative Modes of Transmission

22 Gnostic

Dylan M. Burns

23 Manichaean

John C. Reeves

24 Islamic

John C. Reeves

D Trajectories of Traditions