By Stefan C. Reif,Renate Egger-Wenzel
Given the hot curiosity within the feelings presupposed in early non secular literature, it's been suggestion precious to ascertain during this quantity how the Jews and early Christians expressed their emotions in the prayers recorded in a few of their literature. experts of their fields from educational associations around the globe have analysed vital texts on the subject of this total subject and to what's published in regards to such varied subject matters as kin with God, exegesis, schooling, prophecy, linguistic expression, feminism, happiness, grief, cult, suicide, non-Jews, Hellenism, Qumran and Jerusalem. The texts mentioned are in Greek, Hebrew and Aramaic and are vital for a systematic figuring out of ways Rabbinic Judaism and Early Christianity built their techniques to worship, to the development in their theology and to the sentiments that lay in the back of their spiritual principles and practices. The articles give a contribution considerably to an ancient realizing of the way Jews maintained their prior traditions but in addition got here to phrases with the ideology of the dominant Hellenistic tradition that surrounded them.
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Ancient Jewish Prayers and Emotions: Emotions associated with Jewish prayer in and around the Second Temple period (Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature Studies) by Stefan C. Reif,Renate Egger-Wenzel