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Bibil Identifier bibil:247119
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Various Forms of Ancient Judaism According to Their Attitude towards Hellenism
Author Wojciechowski, Michał
Journal Biblische Notizen (Volume: 171)
Year (Publication) 2016
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2016
Year (Copyright) 2016
Year (Reference) 2016
Language English
Pages 65-74 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Various currents of ancient Judaism could be classified according to their attitude to Hellenism in the spheres of politics, religion and culture. There were six attitudes: 1. Rejection of the Greek world on all levels (e.g. Qumran). 2. Political opposition and religious conservatism, associated with some cultural assimilation (e.g. Maccabees). 3. Armed resistance with a disregard towards religion and culture (e.g. Zealots). 4. Political submission, religious conservatism and cultural isolation (e.g. Pharisees). 5. Political submission, religious conservatism and some degree of cultural assimilation (e.g. Sadducees, diaspora). 6. Full assimilation.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Ancient Judaism : Relationship with Other Religious or Philosophical Movements
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