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James C. , it was transmitted from antiquity in Hebrew. If he is correct, then this supports our view that it reached the Book of Asaph the Physician in some context lying out side the "conventional" channels of transmission. See Chapter 2, 45,167-69. 57. Such examples are discussed, in different dimensions, by John C. Reeves in a series of writings, such as Tracing the Threads; "Some Explorations of the Intertwining of Bible and Qur'an"; his important book, Jewish Lore in Manichaean Cosmogony; and others.
53. See note 36 above. 20 Our Perception of Origins ded in later works, themselves transmitted by copying and printing; (3) writings and artefacts discovered archaeologically relating to the Land of Israel or adjoining cultures or the Jewish Diaspora. " In the perspective of "preorthodox" antiquity (as far as that can be ascertained), the subsequently dominant tradition or its protogenitor might have been minor. E. " We can no longer speak of the sudden disappearance of all Judaism but that of the rabbis (together, perhaps, with an associated mystical trend, of which people speak in undertones) on the one hand and the clear hegemony of "or thodox" Christianity at the expense of Gnosticism and other so-called "sec tarian" trends on the other.
P. Sanders, for one, has grappled with a number of these issues in Judaism: Practice and Belief'63 BCE-66 CE. 81. " See further below, 92, on this dimension of apocalyptic literature. 29 Ancient Judaism Certain of these writings have been found to be indubitably Jewish com positions, for instance, the Apocrypha and the generally recognized Pseud epigrapha. Others are under greater debate, while still others are clearly Christian reworkings of writings based on Jewish traditional material, oral or written.
Ancient Judaism: New Visions and Views by Michael E. Stone