Early Judaism

As I've worked through my dissertation, which frequently deals with fuzzy second-level categories, I keep coming across a common problem: So much scholarship seems to have an exceedingly difficult time handling the concept of decentralized but common identity. We have categories for (essentialist) top-down hierarchies and their...

Jim Davila has called attention to a large number of LCL volumes that are now public domain and available in PDF form. The ones most relevant for studies of early Judaism and Christianity are listed by author here, while you can download a .zip file...

I'm presenting a paper at this year's SECSOR in Atlanta that deals tangentially with the Tetragrammaton in first century Judaism, most notably in how it might have been translated and/or pronounced when incorporated into a Greek text (i.e. κύριος, transliteration, or something else?). Anyone out...