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E20: Jewish Identity and Rebuilding after Exile

The Great Courses Presents: Reading Biblical Literature - Genesis to Revelation

What did it mean to be Jewish after the Babylonian Exile? Professor Koester examines biblical books that offer differing perspectives. On one end: Ezra and Nehemiah, which define Israel by the temple, Jewish law, and Jerusalem. On the other: Jonah, where