Book of Ezra

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an Old Testament book telling of a rabbi's efforts in the 5th century BC to reconstitute Jewish law and worship in Jerusalem after the Babylonian Captivity

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While several studies have suggested that the date of Ezra and Nehemiah consequently should be pushed into the Hellenistic period, Lee's work pushes back against this trend by trying to establish the historical plausibility of key components of Ezra's mission.
Judaism, the First Phase looks at Jewish origins by tracing the legacy of Ezra and Nehemiah.
Third Isaiah's perspective did not, however, prevail against the ethnocentric strategy of Ezra and Nehemiah.
Whatever these criteria were, numerous works written after Ezra and Nehemiah, that we know as the apocrypha, were included in the Alexandrian canon.
It is this attitude that accounted for the relative unimportance of the house of David in the work of Ezra and Nehemiah.
Centaur used InnoLogic's ESP-CV to functionally verify all types of custom designs including memories (single and multi-port), adders, comparators, data shifters, and PLAs in various combinations for the VIA C3 processor cores, Ezra and Nehemiah.
It covers Josephus' account of Ezra and Nehemiah, of Esther, and of the later Persian period.
The Bible, at least through the era of Ezra and Nehemiah, had no knowledge of the etrog.
The topics include notes on divine presence in the Books of Ezra and Nehemiah, converging metaphors in family religion in ancient Israel and the Levant, the theme of divine disfavor in the biblical prophetic books, reflections on the biblical evidence for how comprehensible divine silence can be, and the eloquent silence of God in Esther.
These papers and books were left behind, probably in a Baghdad synagogue, by Jews as they fled Iraq; the majority120,000departed in 1950-51, in the mass migration called "Operation Ezra and Nehemiah," which was facilitated by an Israeli airlift.
Judaism: The First Phase: The Place of Ezra and Nehemiah in the Origins of Judaism.
In fact, this openness to marriages with others is one of the most significant differences between the Chronicler and the author of the books of Ezra and Nehemiah.
Moreover, during these three centuries, between Ezra and Nehemiah on the one hand and the Hasmoneans on the other, a number of practices and literary works evolved that clearly expressed this particularistic social and religious thrust.
Worlds That Could Not Be: Utopia in Chronicles, Ezra and Nehemiah
Batten, International Critical Commentary: The Books of Ezra and Nehemiah (Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1980) p.