Christian Memories of the Maccabean Martyrs, Hardback Book

Christian Memories of the Maccabean Martyrs Hardback

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This book examines texts and materials, ranging from the eastern Mediterranean to northwestern Europe, related to the Maccabean martyrs.

Joslyn-Siemiatkoski demonstrates that Christian thinkers constructed memories of the Maccabean martyrs that simultaneously appropriated Jewish traditions and obscured the Jewish origins of Christianity.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 251 pages, XII, 251 p.
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: History of religion
  • ISBN: 9780230602793

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