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Between Athens and Jerusalem

John Joseph Collins

Between Athens and Jerusalem

Jewish identity in the Hellenistic Diaspora

by John Joseph Collins

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Published by Crossroad in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece.
    • Subjects:
    • Judaism -- History -- Post-exilic period, 586 B.C.-210 A.D.,
    • Apocryphal books (Old Testament) -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.,
    • Greek literature -- Jewish authors -- History and criticism.,
    • Judaism and literature -- Greece.,
    • Jews -- Identity.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

      StatementJohn J. Collins.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBM176 .C64 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 258 p. ;
      Number of Pages258
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3494134M
      ISBN 100824504917
      LC Control Number82014069

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        The war between Athens and Jerusalem continues relentlessly into our present day, and this side of the 21st century, it is cultural philosopher and Jazz artist, Gilad Atzmon, who now updates us on this epic and raging battle where each side is struggling to occupy the very perception of . Between Athens and Jerusalem: Jewish Identity in the Hellenistic Diaspora. 2d John J. Biblical Resource Series. Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B.

      Distance from Athens, Greece to Jerusalem, Israel. The total driving distance from Athens, Greece to Jerusalem, Israel is 1, miles or 2 kilometers.. The total straight line flight distance from Athens, Greece to Jerusalem, Israel is miles.. This is equivalent to 1 kilometers or nautical miles.. Your trip begins in Athens, Greece. This chapter looks at the structure of the Western mind and the civilization it produced by examining the creative tension between Athens and Jerusalem, particularly the fundamental importance that tension had on Western civilization. It looks at fundamental works for Athens and Jerusalem—the Iliad and Exodus—and recognizes that the consequences of the interaction between these two cities Author: Jeffrey Hart.


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