The Jewish Temple: A Non-Biblical Sourcebook by Robert HaywardThe Jewish Temple: A Non-Biblical Sourcebook by Robert Hayward

The Jewish Temple: A Non-Biblical Sourcebook

byRobert HaywardEditorRobert Hayward

Paperback | December 16, 1996

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Robert Hayward offers a careful analysis of surviving accounts of the Temple and its service. All the central texts are provided in translation, with a detailed commentary. While descriptions of the Temple and its service are available, discussions of the meaning of these things are less easily found. This study clearly illustrates how the Temple was seen as a meeting point between heaven and earth, its service being an earthly representation of heavenly reality. Jews regarded the Temple service therefore as having significance for the whole created world.The Jewish Templeoffers a valuable collection of materials both for those looking for an introduction to the topic and for the scholar interested in grasping the meanings beyond those texts.
Title:The Jewish Temple: A Non-Biblical SourcebookFormat:PaperbackDimensions:232 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.7 inPublished:December 16, 1996Publisher:Taylor and Francis

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ISBN - 10:0415102405

ISBN - 13:9780415102407

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"Hayward offers a helpful introduction explaining his principles of selection and offering a general account of certain basic themes that are woven throughout the primary sources
."
-"Religious Studies Review