God wanted the world to know what the Maccabees
had achieved and made it a clarion call for generations.
After the great nationalist hero Judah the Maccabee
secured victory, 2 Maccabees
reports how he collects money to be sent to the Temple for a sin-offering for those who had fallen in heroic battle.
"And I'm quite sure we could've all made albums on our own in the time, maybe two each, but it wouldn't be a Maccabees
record if that were the case.
He argues The Maccabees
film, which was supposed to be a Jewish Braveheart, was scrapped because the script was poor, he insists it is a story he still wants to tell.
Abstract: Considered authoritative and useful by the sixteenth-century Anabaptists, 1 and 2 Maccabees
played an important role in scripting the performance of defenseless resistance to their Protestant and Catholic persecutors.
Dying for the faith, killing for the faith; Old-Testament faith-warriors (1 and 2 Maccabees
) in historical perspective.
, 02 Academy, Newcastle BRIGHTON favourites The Maccabees
proved their formula for perfect indie pop is timeless.
INDIE band THE MACCABEES
have greeted the new year with a new album Given To The Wild - which is a lot more mature than their previous two.
But barely a week into the new year, The Maccabees
have unveiled an album, recorded in Wales, will almost certainly be a contender.
"It would be a travesty to have the story of the Maccabees
told by one who has no respect and sensitivity for other people's religious views.
will headline the Shockwaves NME Awards Tour 2010 which arrives in Cardiff next month.
Gignac, Studies in the Greek Bible (CBQ monograph series 44; The Catholic Biblical Association of America, $18.00) contains 13 essays, three on the Greek text of Genesis, three on deutero-canonical books (Daniel, Judith, and Maccabees
), four on NT texts, and three linguistic studies.