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Bibil Identifier bibil:202800
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Jüdische oder römische Perspektive? Neue Studien zum römisch dominierten Judäa - Ein kritischer Literaturbericht
Author Bormann, Lukas
Journal Zeitschrift für Religions- und Geistesgeschichte (Volume: 61, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2009
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2009
Year (Copyright) 2009
Year (Reference) 2009
Language German
Pages 105-123 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This article reports on the most important results of recent studies published in German that deal with Roman-dominated Judea/Palestine and contextualizes them within international research. Publications by Monika Bernett, Werner Eck, Linda-Marie Günther, Achim Lichtenberger and Julia Wilker offer an equally intense examination of the sources, but significantly differ in their perspectives. The question behind the examination asks whether this region has developed in a particular manner that has been shaped and created by Jewish religion and culture, or whether it was a "normal" Roman province with a history shaped by the same circumstances and events as other parts of the Roman Empire. In the case of Judea, the findings of historical research are simultaneously at the center of contemporary legitimizing discourses. The discussion pleads for a cultural comparative historical investigation that critically questions the binary opposition of Jewish versus pagan.
DOI DOI:10.1163/157007309787838863
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : History of Canaan-Israel : Periods : Roman Period (from 63 BCE)
Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Graeco-Roman World : History and Civilization : Empire
Genres Research History
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