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Prayer in Josephus [electronic resource] / by Tessel M. Jonqui�ere.

By: Jonqui�ere, Tessel M. (Tessel Marina), 1973-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Arbeiten zur Geschichte des antiken Judentums und des Urchristentums: v. 70.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 314 p.).ISBN: 9789047419617 (electronic bk.); 9047419618 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Prayer -- Judaism -- History | Josephus, Flavius | HISTORY -- Ancient -- General | GebedenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Prayer in Josephus.DDC classification: 933.05092 Other classification: 11.29 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction; Chapter One What is Prayer?; Chapter Two Josephus on Prayer; Chapter Three The Prayers; Chapter Four The Functions of the Prayers in the Text; Chapter Five A Difference between Theory and Practice?; Chapter Six Josephus' Idea of God; General Conclusion; Appendix One: List of Prayers; Appendix Two: List of Prayer Subjects; Bibliography; Indexes.
Summary: Presents an analysis of prayer in the works of Flavius Josephus, comprising a study of Josephus' own views and an analysis of 32 prayer texts within his narrative. This book sheds light on his historiographic method and his theology. It indicates the significance of Josephus' use of terminology derived from the Graeco-Roman world.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-296) and indexes.

Introduction; Chapter One What is Prayer?; Chapter Two Josephus on Prayer; Chapter Three The Prayers; Chapter Four The Functions of the Prayers in the Text; Chapter Five A Difference between Theory and Practice?; Chapter Six Josephus' Idea of God; General Conclusion; Appendix One: List of Prayers; Appendix Two: List of Prayer Subjects; Bibliography; Indexes.

Presents an analysis of prayer in the works of Flavius Josephus, comprising a study of Josephus' own views and an analysis of 32 prayer texts within his narrative. This book sheds light on his historiographic method and his theology. It indicates the significance of Josephus' use of terminology derived from the Graeco-Roman world.

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