The Jewish and Christian World 200 BC to Ad 200 (Cambridge Commentaries on Writings of the Jewish and Christi #7) (Paperback)

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The three general editors of the Cambridge Bible Commentary series have all, in their teaching, experienced a lack of readily usable texts of the literature which is often called psuedepigrapha but which is more accurately defined as extra-biblical or parabiblical literature. The aim of this series is to help fill this gap. The welcome accorded to the Cambridge Bible Commentary has encouraged the editors to follow the same pattern here, except that carefully chosen extracts from the texts, rather than complete books, have normally been provided for comment. The introductory material leads naturally into the text which itself leads into alternating sections of commentary. Within the severe limits imposed by the size and scope of the series each contributor will attempt to provide for the student and general reader the results of modern scholarship, but has been asked to assume no specialized theological or linguistic knowledge.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780521285575
ISBN-10: 0521285577
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: November 22nd, 1984
Pages: 280
Language: English
Series: Cambridge Commentaries on Writings of the Jewish and Christi