Ezra's Marriage Reform: Israel Redefined

@article{Bossman1979EzrasMR,
  title={Ezra's Marriage Reform: Israel Redefined},
  author={David M. Bossman},
  journal={Biblical Theology Bulletin: A Journal of Bible and Theology},
  year={1979},
  volume={9},
  pages={32 - 38}
}
  • D. Bossman
  • Published 1 February 1979
  • History
  • Biblical Theology Bulletin: A Journal of Bible and Theology
The books of Ezra and Nehemiah witness the crucial transition during the period of the return from Babylonian Exile in the fifth century B.C. Many authors see the origins of Judaism during this period, a time when a new understanding of the law of Moses grew out of the experience of separation from the land and subsequent reentry into a new socioreligious environment. Drawing upon the rich traditions of Israel’s past, the men of this period forged a new and genuinely creative application of… 

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