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The Jewish-Christian’s Move From Jerusalem As A Pragmatic Choice
The theory of a Jewish-Christian surrender to the Roman forces during the spring of 68 C.E. allows us to draw several conclusions. First, it must be stated that the migration to Pella did not lead toExpand
The Holders of the “Word of Truth”: The Pharisees in Pseudo-Clementine Recognitions 1.27–71
Abstract: There is general scholarly agreement that Recognitions 1.27–71 constitutes a discrete literary unit based on a Jewish-Christian document from the mid-to late second century c.e.,Expand
The Destruction of the Samaritan Temple by John Hyrcanus: A Reconsideration
The destruction of the Samaritan temple on Mount Gerizim by John Hyrcanus (ca. 112/111 BCE) is often regarded as the decisive cause of the final breach between Jews and Samaritans. This action isExpand
The Samaritans during the Hasmonean Period: The Affirmation of a Discrete Identity?
The Hasmonean period (167–63 BCE) is increasingly seen in current scholarship as formative for Samaritan identity and, in particular, as the moment when the Samaritans emerged as a self-containedExpand