II Maccabees (Anchor Bible Commentaries)

II Maccabees (Anchor Bible Commentaries)

by JGoldstein (Author)


Examines the critical issues raised by "II Maccabees". Examining its language and style, its Hellenic yet Jewish flavor, its comparison and relationship to "I Maccabees", its use of sacred writings, its historical context, and the role of the miraculous, this volume elucidates this powerful account of a pivotal period in Jewish history.



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Format: Paperback
Pages: 624
Publisher: Yale University Press
Published: 03 Dec 2007

ISBN 10: 0300139977
ISBN 13: 9780300139976