maccabees, syrian, jewish, judas, greek, hasmonean dynasty, israel, jerusalem, jews, priesthood, temple, alexander, antiochus, hellenizers
Bible Study; Lecture; Sermon Prep
The author sketches briefly the History of Israel two centuries before Christ and indicates the varied viewpoints toward and interpretations of that history that are recorded in the books of First and Second Maccabees.
Laity; Ministers; Scholars
Nickelsburg, George W.
"1 and 2 Maccabees-Same Story, Different Meaning,"
Concordia Theological Monthly: Vol. 42, Article 53.
Available at: https://scholar.csl.edu/ctm/vol42/iss1/53