This new study by Martin Goodman makes a bold and extremely successful attempt both to explain the causes of the Judean
revolt and examine the ramifications for the relationship between Rome and Jerusalem.
In order to appreciate this point, it is important to remember that the acceptance of a Moabite person into the Judean
community posed a particular problem in view of the Deuteronomic prohibition of accepting either Amonites or Moabites into the Israelite community.
1) The three envoys then approach the city walls and call upon the Judean
guards to inform King Hezekiah that they have brought him a message from Sennacherib.
Contrary to the sectarianism of Ezra-Nehemiah, Third Isaiah, according to Nihan, insists that Judean
ethnicity goes beyond the mere requirements of ancestry, since "observance of central Judean
ethnic markers, paradigmatically, the Sabbath [.
A sampling of topics: the Synoptic Gospels as social history, rhetorical criticism in Hebrews scholarship, the Dead Sea Scrolls and the New Testament, Jewish apocrypha, Judean
ethnic identity and the purpose of Hebrews, and New Testament studies and postcolonialism.
The 9,000-year-old Judean
Desert limestone mask, estimated to be from around the 7th millenium B.
Discoveries in the Judean
Desert XXXVII: Qumran Grotte 4: Textes Arameens, Deuxieme Partie, by Emile Puech.
The coins were discovered in three batches in a deep cavern located in a nature reserve in the Judean
A bedouin shepherd is said to have discovered them in jars in a cave in the Judean
Desert in 1947 as he looked for a lost sheep or goat.
the first thing the insurgents did as to destroy the debt records, liberating tens thousands of Judean
peasants from crippling poverty and indentured servitude.
The Israeli campus is leased by the college and located at Moshav Yad HaShamonah, an Israeli settlement in the Judean
hills outside Jerusalem, and consists of dorms, eating facilities and classrooms.
and his birthplace, Moresheth, a village in the Judean