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the southern part of ancient Palestine succeeding the kingdom of Judah

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Goodman argues that the extreme violence of Rome's response to the Judean revolt was not born of a desire for racial extermination, rather the need to present the new Emperor, Vespasian, as a convincing victor over a threatening foreign enemy.
22] It is no accident that the citizens of Sodom reveal their homicidal cruelty in their inability to accept difference for, as we will see, the ability to integrate difference into the national texture is the lesson that Ruth teaches the Judean society of her time.
3) Anticipating the Judean envoys' response, that they will put their trust in the Lord, he asks whether this is not the same God whom Hezekiah has surely offended by abolishing the local places of worship in favor of one altar in Jerusalem.
In the final essay of part one, Fulton notes an important similarity between Persian-era genealogies in Achaemenid and Judean texts: the kings and priests often appealed to distant past times to legitimize their present authority.
She said conditions of the Judean desert aided in the preservation of the mask.
This discovery verifies the assumption that the refugees of the revolt fled to caves in the center of a populated area in addition to the caves found in more isolated areas of the Judean Desert," said Prof.
The story focuses on five solitaries in the Judean desert, one of them Jesus.
When Christians pray the words of Psalm 46, "There is a river whose streams make glad the city of God, the holy habitation of the Most high," they think of the Church, not the city located on the edge of the Judean desert.
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Additionally, the cabinet minister in charge of the Israel Antiquities Authority, along with a number of scholars, believes that there are undiscovered scrolls that are being found by looters in caves in the Judean Desert.
Chapter 3 deals with "urban society" by examining three data sets: eighth-century strata at five Israelite sites, eighth-century strata at six Judean sites, and seventh-century strata at four Judean sites.
The theme of the gathering was the transmission, use, or interpretation of biblical traditions in the Scrolls from the Judean Desert.
10) Since Josephus was himself Judean, however, it is plausible that historically, some Judeans in the first century CE felt the way he did about Samaritans and that the conflict Josephus describes also reflects historical tensions within Judea and Jerusalem.
For instance, while the term "Dead Sea Scrolls" might well seem to many persons to be synonymous with the Qumran scrolls, the entries actually address the broader understanding of all the collections of texts found along the Dead Sea; that is, those texts often referred to as Judean Desert texts.
The Israeli campus, which consists of dorms, eating facilities and classrooms, is located at Moshav Yad HaShmonah, an Israeli settlement located in the Judean Hills outside of Jerusalem.