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Series: Cambridge Commentaries on Writings of the Jewish and Christian World

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Jews in the Hellenistic world : Josephus, Aristeas, the Sibylline oracles, Eupolemus by John R. Bartlett1.1
Jews in the Hellenistic World: Philo (Cambridge Commentaries on Writings of the Jewish and Christian World) by Ronald Williamson1.2
The Qumran community by Michael A. Knibb2
Early Rabbinic Writings (Cambridge Commentaries on Writings of the Jewish and Christian World) by Hyam Maccoby3
Outside the Old Testament by M. de Jonge4
Outside the New Testament (Cambridge Commentaries on Writings of the Jewish and Christian World) by Graham N. Stanton5
Jews and Christians : Graeco-Roman views by Molly Whittaker6
The Jewish and Christian world, 200 B.C. to A.D. 200 by A. R. C. Leaney7

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  3. Introduction to the New Testament, Volume 1: History, Culture and Religion of the Hellenistic Age by Helmut Koester (1980)
  4. The Dead Sea Scrolls and the First Christians: Essays and Translations by Robert Eisenman (1996)
  5. The Literature of the Sages, Part One: Oral Torah, Halakha, Mishna, Tosefta, Talmud, External Tractates (Compendia Rerum Iudaicarum Ad Novum Testamentum) by Shemuel Safrai (1987)
  6. Philo of Alexandria: On the Creation of the Cosmos According to Moses (Philo of Alexandria Commentary Series, 1) by David T. Runia (2001)
  7. The Dead Sea Scrolls Today by James C. VanderKam (1994)
  8. The Paradox of Salvation: Luke's Theology of the Cross (Society for New Testament Studies Monograph Series) by Peter Doble (1996)
  9. The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Christian Myth by John Allegro (1979)
  10. Conversion: The Old and the New in Religion from Alexander the Great to Augustine of Hippo by Arthur Darby Nock (1933)
  11. Theios aner in Hellenistic-Judaism : a critique of the use of this category in New Testament Christology by Carl R. Holladay (1977)
  12. Jews, Greeks, and Barbarians: Aspects of the Hellenization of Judaism in the Pre-Christian Period by Martin Hengel (1802)
  13. Women, Class, and Society in Early Christianity: Models from Luke-Acts by James Malcolm Arlandson (1994)
  14. The Gentiles and the Gentile Mission in Luke-Acts (Society for New Testament Studies Monograph Series) by Stephen G. Wilson (1973)
  15. Jesus and the Dead Sea Scrolls (Anchor Bible Reference) by James H. Charlesworth (1992)

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