By Daniel R. Schwartz
In writing in English concerning the classical period, is it extra acceptable to consult “Jews” or to “Judeans”? What distinction does it make? at the present time, many students think of “Judeans” the extra genuine time period, and “Jews” and “Judaism” simply anachronisms.
In Judeans and Jews, Daniel R. Schwartz argues that we'd like either phrases with the intention to mirror the dichotomy among the developments of these, no matter if in Judea or within the Disapora, whose id used to be in accordance with the country and the land (Judeans), and people whose identification was once in accordance with a faith and tradition (Jews).
Presenting the second one Temple period as an age of transition among a territorial earlier and an exilic and non secular destiny, Judeans and Jews not in simple terms sharpens our figuring out of this significant period but in addition sheds vital mild at the revolution in Jewish id attributable to the construction of the trendy country of Israel.
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Judeans and Jews: Four Faces of Dichotomy in Ancient Jewish History (The Kenneth Michael Tanenbaum Series in Jewish Studies) by Daniel R. Schwartz