Friday, November 26, 2021

The ideologies of 1 and 2 Maccabees?

HANUKKAH IS COMING: Judea versus Judaism: Between 1 and 2 Maccabees (Prof. Daniel R. Schwartz,
Ancient tensions between Judaism and the Jewish state can be seen by comparing 1 Maccabees, a book that serves the interest of the Hasmonean dynasty, and 2 Maccabees, a work of the diaspora whose focus is on Judaism.

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