Jewish and Christian communal identities in the Roman world /
edited by Yair Furstenberg.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2016]
xii, 286 p. ; 25 cm.
9004321217 (hardback : alk. paper), 9789004321212 (hardback : alk. paper), 9789004321694 (online)
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Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2016]
9004321217 (hardback : alk. paper)
9789004321212 (hardback : alk. paper)
9789004321694 (online)
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Introduction : The shared dimensions of Jewish and Christian communal identities / Yair Furstenberg -- The ptolemaic and Roman definitions of social categories and the evolution of Judean communal identity in Egypt / Sylvie Honigman -- The Roman state and Jewish diaspora communities in the antonine age / Martin Goodman -- Civic identity and Christ groups / John S. Kloppenborg -- Organized charity in the ancient world : Pagan, Jewish, Christian / Pieter W. van der Horst -- The fourth book of Maccabees in the multi-cultural city / Tessa Rajak -- Rome and Alexandria : why was there no Jewish Politeuma in Rome? / Daniel R. Schwartz -- From text to community : methodological problems of reconstructing communities behind texts / Jörg Frey -- Lycaonian Christianity under Roman rule and their Jewish-Christian tradition / Cilliers Breytenbach -- The Jewish community in Egypt before and after 177 CE in light of old and new papyri / Tal Ilan -- Jewish communities in the Roman diaspora : why Salo Baron still matters? / Seth Schwartz -- "You are a chosen stock..." : the use of Israel epithets for the addressees of First Peter / Lutz Doering.
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