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Law in Religious Communities in the Roman Period

The Debate over Torah and Nomos in Post-Biblical Judaism and Early Christianity

by Peter Richardson; Albert I. Baumgarten; Cecilia Wassén; Michael Pettem & Stephen Westerholm

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The role and function of law in religious communities in the Roman period—especially in Judaism—has been a key issue among scholars in recent years. This thought-provoking work is the first full-scale attempt to write a historical assessment of the scholarly debate concerning this question, focussing on two closely related religious communities, Judaism and Christianity. By juxtaposing the two religions, a clearer understanding of the developments with respect to torah and nomos in Judaism and early Christianity emerges.

This insightful work, placing emphasis on the major figures and both the scholarly lines of development and the appropriate lines for future research, will set the debate in a clearer and more and succinct manner. It will serve as a critical point of reference for further discussion.

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Peter Richardson's poems have appeared in many Canadian and American publications. His first book, A Tinkers' Picnic (Signal Editions/Véhicule), was nominated for the Gerald Lampert Award in 1999. For over twenty-four years Peter Richardson has been employed as an airport ramp worker, first at Mirabel, and then Dorval. He lives in Montreal.

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Peter Richardson's poems have appeared in many Canadian and American publications. His first book, A Tinkers' Picnic (Signal Editions/Véhicule), was nominated for the Gerald Lampert Award in 1999. For over twenty-four years Peter Richardson has been employed as an airport ramp worker, first at Mirabel, and then Dorval. He lives in Montreal.

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Peter Richardson's poems have appeared in many Canadian and American publications. His first book, A Tinkers' Picnic (Signal Editions/Véhicule), was nominated for the Gerald Lampert Award in 1999. For over twenty-four years Peter Richardson has been employed as an airport ramp worker, first at Mirabel, and then Dorval. He lives in Montreal.

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Peter Richardson's poems have appeared in many Canadian and American publications. His first book, A Tinkers' Picnic (Signal Editions/Véhicule), was nominated for the Gerald Lampert Award in 1999. For over twenty-four years Peter Richardson has been employed as an airport ramp worker, first at Mirabel, and then Dorval. He lives in Montreal.

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Stephen Westerholm is Associate Professor of Religious Studies at McMaster University.

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''This work is characterized by comprehensiveness and clarity of presentation.... The book is presented as an insightful work, one which will serve as a critical point of reference for further discussion.''

— The Catholic Biblical Quarterly

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