Episode 105: Second Temple Judaism (Part 1) with Dr. Jonathan Kaplan

The Abbey at St. David's
The Abbey at St. David's
Episode 105: Second Temple Judaism (Part 1) with Dr. Jonathan Kaplan
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Dr. Jonathan Kaplan is Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible and Ancient Judaism in the Department of Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. His research and teaching focus on the study of the Hebrew Bible and the history of its interpretation in the Second Temple and early Rabbinic periods. He is the author of My Perfect One: Typology and Early Rabbinic Interpretation of Song of Songs (Oxford University Press, 2015).

In this episode, Dr. Kaplan looks at the history of the two Temples: the First Temple build under King Solomon and the Second Temple built after the return from the Babylonian exile.

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