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Drawing on the shared mythic narratives of the Pseudepigrapha, Pirqe de-Rabbi Eliezer is understood as a revolutionary midrashic text, both in form and content, taking motifs from cosmogony and recapitulating them in a vision of the End of Days.
by Greg Schmidt Goering
By interpreting the theme of election in the book of Sirach, this monograph offers an alternative to the dualistic interpretation of Ben Sira and suggests a reading of this pivotal figure that accounts both for his particularism and his universalism.
The first detailed investigation of the Greek translation of the Hebrew verbs in Chronicles, this book looks at the contribution of the translation to our understanding of the Hebrew verbal system in the Hellenistic period and the literalizing approach to translation.
Edited by André Lemaire
This volume presents all the main lectures of the XIXth Congress of the International Organization for the Study of the Old Testament held in Ljubljana (july 2007). The thirty-one authors represent a very good sample of the main trends and progress of current biblical research.
Edited by Zuleika Rodgers with Margaret Daly-Denton and Anne Fitzpatrick McKinley
Reflecting the wide-ranging research interests of Seán Freyne, the essays in this volume address issues related to the study of Judaism from the Persian period to the Cairo Geniza, and from the development of the Christian movement to the early modern mapping of Galilee.
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 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 ...
This re-examination of the War Scroll (1QM) suggests it is a Hellenistic composition describing an eschatological, two-stage, conquest of the world, subsequently updated in order to fit the new historical realities faced by the Qumran sectarians under Roman rule.
by Bénédicte Lemmelijn
Presenting the extant textual material of the ‘Plagues Narrative’ in Exodus 7:14–11:10 in a complete synopsis, this book offers a full registration/description and detailed text-critical evaluation of all text-critical variants in MT, LXX, SamP, 4QpaleoExodm, 4QpaleoGen-Exodl, 2QExoda, 4QExodc, ...
These essays explore ancient Jewish Bible interpretation preserved in the Aramaic Targums, bringing it into conversation with Rabbinic and Christian scriptural exegesis, and setting it in the larger world of ancient translations of the Bible.
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