Wednesday, February 12, 2020

The sun god in late-antique Judaism and Christianity

THE ANXIOUS BENCH: The Sun God in the Synagogue (Philip Jenkins).
As so often, it is very difficult to tell the story of early Christianity without getting quite deep into the Judaism of the same era.
For past PaleoJudaica posts on representations of Helios, the Greek sun god, in late-antique synagogues and Jewish literature, see here, here, here, here, and here.

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