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Jewish Messiahs in a Christian Empire

A History of the Book of Zerubbabel

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$42.00 • £33.95 • €38.00

ISBN 9780674057623

Publication Date: 02/20/2017

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232 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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  • Introduction
  • 1. Text and Context
  • 2. The Mother of the Messiah
  • 3. The Messiah Son of David and the Suffering Servant
  • 4. The Servant-Messiah beyond Sefer Zerubbabel
  • 5. The Dying Messiah Son of Joseph
  • 6. Sefer Zerubbabel after Islam
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix: Translation of Sefer Zerubbabel according to the Sefer Hazikhronot Manuscript
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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