A History of the Jewish People During the Babylonian, Persian and Greek Periods

A History of the Jewish People During the Babylonian, Persian and Greek Periods

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By (author) Charles Foster Kent

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  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing Co
  • Format: Paperback | 408 pages
  • Dimensions: 152mm x 224mm x 28mm | 590g
  • Publication date: 30 July 2004
  • Publication City/Country: Kila, MT
  • ISBN 10: 1417938382
  • ISBN 13: 9781417938384

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This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. 1917. With maps and chart. Contents Part I The Babylonian Period of Jewish History: The Historical Sources and Literature of the Period; The Dispersion of the Jews; The Character and Condition of the Jews in Palestine and Egypt; The Jewish Exiles in Babylon; Personality and Work of the Priest-Prophet Ezekiel; The Literary Activity of the Exile; The Closing Years of the Babylonian Rule; The Message of the Great Prophet of the Exile; The Political and Religious Significance of the Babylonian Exile. Part II. The Persian Period of Jewish History; The Historical Sources and Literature of the Period; The Conquest of Babylon and the Policy of Cyrus; The Revival of the Jewish Community in Palestine; The Rebuilding of the Temple and the Sermons of Haggai; The Hopes and Discouragement of the Temple-Builders; The Seventy Years of Silence Following the Building of the Temple; The Rebuilding of the Walls Under Nehemiah; Preliminary Reform Measures; The Date and Character of Ezra's Expedition; The Institution of the Priestly Law; The Samaritan Temple on Mount Gerizim; The Last Century of Persian Rule; The Origin and Organization of Pre-Hellenistic Judaism; The Inner Life and Faith of Judaism. Part III. The Greek Period of Jewish History: The Historical Sources and Literature of the Period; The Conquests of Alexander and the Rule of the Ptolemies and Seleucids; Jewish Life in Egypt and Palestine; Different Currents of Jewish Though; The Supreme Crisis of Judaism; and the Great Victory of Judaism. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.

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