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The Resource A kingdom of priests : ancestry and merit in ancient Judaism, Martha Himmelfarb

A kingdom of priests : ancestry and merit in ancient Judaism, Martha Himmelfarb

Label
A kingdom of priests : ancestry and merit in ancient Judaism
Title
A kingdom of priests
Title remainder
ancestry and merit in ancient Judaism
Statement of responsibility
Martha Himmelfarb
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Himmelfarb, Martha
Index
index present
LC call number
BM651
LC item number
.H56 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Jewish culture and contexts
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Priests, Jewish
  • Holiness
  • Judaism
  • Apocryphal books
  • Priesterschap
  • Joden
Label
A kingdom of priests : ancestry and merit in ancient Judaism, Martha Himmelfarb
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-254) and index
Contents
1. Priest and scribe : ancestry and professional skill in the Book of the watchers, the wisdom of Ben Sira, and Aramaic Levi -- 2. Jubilees' kingdom of priests -- 3. Priesthood and purity laws : the Temple scroll and the Damascus Document -- 4. Priesthood and sectarianism : the Rule of the community, the Damascus Document, and the book of Revelation -- 5. Priesthood and allegory : Philo and Alexandrian Judaism -- 6. "The children of Abraham your friend" : the end of priesthood, the rise of Christianity, and the neutralization of Jewish sectarianism
Control code
67384299
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
270 p.
Isbn
9780812239508
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006046151
System control number
(OCoLC)67384299
Label
A kingdom of priests : ancestry and merit in ancient Judaism, Martha Himmelfarb
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-254) and index
Contents
1. Priest and scribe : ancestry and professional skill in the Book of the watchers, the wisdom of Ben Sira, and Aramaic Levi -- 2. Jubilees' kingdom of priests -- 3. Priesthood and purity laws : the Temple scroll and the Damascus Document -- 4. Priesthood and sectarianism : the Rule of the community, the Damascus Document, and the book of Revelation -- 5. Priesthood and allegory : Philo and Alexandrian Judaism -- 6. "The children of Abraham your friend" : the end of priesthood, the rise of Christianity, and the neutralization of Jewish sectarianism
Control code
67384299
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
270 p.
Isbn
9780812239508
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006046151
System control number
(OCoLC)67384299

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