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Jacques T.A.G.M van Ruiten, University of Groningen
In Abraham in the Book of Jubilees Jacques van Ruiten offers a systematic analysis of one of the most important and extensive Second Temple Jewish treatments of the figure of Abraham (Jub. 11:14-23:8).
Edited by Philippe Hugo and Adrian Schenker
Considering the literary dimension of the earliest text history of Samuel, this volume asks the question if the comparative analysis of the textual witnesses permit proving the existence of distinct literary editions and identifying the ideological motives that governed the possible modification ...
Edited by Anssi Voitila and Jutta Jokiranta
This collection of 46 essays in honour of Raija Sollamo illuminates the dynamic nature of scripture in the Second Temple Period. The Septuagint as the first biblical translation, the living traditions in the Hebrew scriptures, and the Dead Sea Scrolls are investigated to enrich our knowledge of ...
Edited by Jacques van Ruiten and J. Cornelis de Vos
This book deals with many aspects of the land of Israel; not only with texts speaking directly about the land of Israel in the Hebrew and Greek Bible but also with the reception of those texts, with theological-hermeneutical implications of taking the land traditions of the Bible seriously, and ...
Edited by Géza G. Xeravits and József Zsengellér
The volume contains essays on various problems of the early Jewish works: the Books of the Maccabees. Authors include renowned international specialists in the literature and thinking of early Judaism.
In light of numerous contradictions between passages in Jubilees, this study proposes a new, literary-critical method to understand the development of the book. This analysis is significant for the interpretation of the diverse ideological and theological viewpoints found in Jubilees.
John Sietze Bergsma
Beginning with the historical origins of the jubilee in ancient Israel, this book traces the reinterpretation of the jubilee through the Old Testament, Second Temple literature, and Qumran documents, demonstrating a tendency toward eschatological re-readings with the passage of time.
Edited by Robert Rezetko, Timothy H. Lim and W. Brian Aucker
This volume of thirty articles covering a wide range of subjects related to Old Testament study is written by colleagues, friends and students of A. Graeme Auld to honour the occasion of his sixty-fifth birthday.
Gregory T.K. Wong
This volume represents an inductive, literary/rhetorical analysis of the book of Judges in which possible rhetorical links connecting the book's three major sections are examined in detail to show that the book may have been a unified composition rather than a composite work as many assume.
With a rigorous use of the sources, the book throws new light on the High Priesthood (301-152 BCE). Setting this institution in the widest contest of the interaction between the Judaic and Hellenistic world, it gives a valid contribution to the international research in this field.
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