Early Judaism Tag

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 pleased to report that I have officially advanced to the rank of Ph.D. Candidate. I had my oral defense yesterday (following a nightmare of a week with four prelims in five days last week) and was a bit surprised afterwards to have been awarded...