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By Stefan C. Reif,Renate Egger-Wenzel

Given the hot curiosity within the feelings presupposed in early non secular literature, it's been suggestion valuable to envision during this quantity how the Jews and early Christians expressed their emotions in the prayers recorded in a few of their literature. experts of their fields from educational associations around the globe have analysed vital texts when it comes to this total subject matter and to what's printed with reference to such different subject matters as kinfolk with God, exegesis, schooling, prophecy, linguistic expression, feminism, happiness, grief, cult, suicide, non-Jews, Hellenism, Qumran and Jerusalem. The texts mentioned are in Greek, Hebrew and Aramaic and are very important for a systematic realizing of the way Rabbinic Judaism and Early Christianity built their ways to worship, to the development in their theology and to the sentiments that lay in the back of their non secular rules and practices. The articles give a contribution considerably to an ancient realizing of the way Jews maintained their previous traditions but in addition got here to phrases with the ideology of the dominant Hellenistic tradition that surrounded them.

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