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[Reading] ➼ Apocalypse against Empire By Anathea E. Portier-Young – Nessville.me A fresh and daring take on ancient apocalyptic books The year 167 BCE marked the beginning of a period of intense persecution for the people of Judea as Seleucid emperor Antiochus IV Epiphanes attempt[Reading] Apocalypse against Empire By Anathea E. Portier Young Nessville.me A fresh and daring take on ancient apocalyptic books The year 167 BCE marked the beginning of a period of intense persecution for the people of Judea as Seleucid emperor Antiochus IV Epiphanes attempt A fresh and daring take on ancient apocalyptic books The year BCE marked the beginning of a period of intense persecution for the people of Judea as Apocalypse against ePUB Seleuc.

Id emperor Antiochus IV Epiphanes attempted forcibly and brutally to eradicate traditional Jewish religious practices In Apocalypse against Empire Anathea Portier Young reconstructs the historical events and key players in this traumatic episode in Jewish history and provides a sophisticated treatment of resistance in early Judaism Building on a solid contextual foundation Portier Young argues that the first Jewish apocalypses emerged as a literature of resistance to Hellenistic imperial rule She m.

apocalypse epub against mobile empire book Apocalypse against kindle Apocalypse against Empire PDFId emperor Antiochus IV Epiphanes attempted forcibly and brutally to eradicate traditional Jewish religious practices In Apocalypse against Empire Anathea Portier Young reconstructs the historical events and key players in this traumatic episode in Jewish history and provides a sophisticated treatment of resistance in early Judaism Building on a solid contextual foundation Portier Young argues that the first Jewish apocalypses emerged as a literature of resistance to Hellenistic imperial rule She m.

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    Apocalypse against Empire Kindle ↠ Apocalypse apocalypse epub, against mobile, empire book, Apocalypse against kindle, Apocalypse against Empire PDFApocalypse against Empire discusses Jewish resistance against Seleucid imperial rule at the beginning of the 2nd century BCE written down in three of the earliest Jewish apocalyptic documents the book Daniel of the Hebrew Bible and two parts of the Jewish pseudepigraphical book 1 Enoch the Apocalypse of Weeks and the Book of DreamsThe first part of this book theorizes on resistance with a clear description of domination and hegemony the latter being the ‘softer’ less tangible component of imperial rule and the introduction of the attractive ‘state terror’ notion The


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    Apocalypse against Empire Kindle ↠ Apocalypse apocalypse epub, against mobile, empire book, Apocalypse against kindle, Apocalypse against Empire PDFThis book has two halves The first half tries to explain why assuming that the account in the Book of Maccabees is factually correct Antiochus the king of the Syria based Selucid Empire oppressed the Jews leading to the Maccabees' revolt and of course the story of Chanukah arising from the revolt's success The second half addresses the books of Daniel and Enoch two books which according to the authors may have been Jewish responses to Selucid oppressionTo begin with even before Antiochus ascended the throne his empire was fiscally stressed because of a nasty habit of making war against the neighboring Egyptian empire So when various Jews sought to buy the Jewish high priesthood from the empire Selucid officials were all ears The last of these crooked priests Menelaus was unable to pay the promised bribe


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