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Prayer in Jewish Life of the First Century as Background to Early Christianity

Asher Finkel, Seton Hall University

Abstract

This article explores the dynamics affecting the phenomenon of prayer in Jewish life of the First Century, as reflected in the early sources of the Second Temple Period.

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Suggested Citation

Asher Finkel, "Prayer in Jewish Life of the First Century as Background to Early Christianity." In Into God's Presence: Prayer in the New Testament, edited by Richard Longenecker, 43-65. Grand Rapids: W.B. Eerdmans, 2001. Available at: http://works.bepress.com/asher_finkel/31

Reprinted by permission of the publisher, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company; all rights reserved. Please visit Eerdmans webpage for the complete book at http://www.eerdmans.com/Products/4883/into-god39s-presence.aspx.