Jonathan A. Goldstein

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Jonathan A. Goldstein
Born 1929
Died 2004
Iowa City, Iowa
Nationality American
Occupation Academic
Academic background
Education Jewish Theological Seminary, Harvard University
Alma mater Columbia University (Ph.D.)
Academic work
Discipline Biblical studies
Institutions Columbia University
University of Iowa
Notable works I Maccabees, II Maccabees (AYB)

Jonathan A. Goldstein (1929–2004) was a biblical scholar and author who wrote for the Anchor Bible Series. He was the author of books on I Maccabees and II Maccabees, as well as a book about competing religions in the ancient world.

Goldstein studied at the Jewish Theological Seminary and earned a bachelor's degree and masters degree at Harvard University. He then earned a doctorate from Columbia University and taught history there for two years. He then taught at the University of Iowa from 1962 to 1997, and lived in Iowa City until his death in 2004.


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