Publication year: 2008
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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 ...
Federico G. Villanueva
Seeking to advance the scholarship on the sudden change of mood, this book presents the other movements in the Psalter – the reverse movement from praise to lament, return to lament after praise and alternation between the two.
Christopher A. Beetham
The introduction of literary intertextuality into biblical studies has led to both discovery and dilemma. This study proposes new definitions of ‘allusion’ and ‘echo’ and a methodology on how to detect them, using the neglected letter of Colossians as a test case.
Geoff R. Webb
Drawing on the popular literature of the ancient world, this book offers a fresh look at issues surrounding Markan characterisation, and also calls for scholars to think more openly and flexibly about Markan genre.
Reading Luke-Acts through the lens of Greco-Roman physiognomics, this is a study of the use of physical descriptions in characterization in the biblical texts. Specifically, this work studies blindness as characterization and, ultimately, as an interpretive guide to Luke-Acts.
Kasper Bro Larsen
Recognizing the Stranger is the first monographic study of recognition type-scenes and motifs (anagnōrisis) in the Gospel of John. The book shows how the Gospel employs and transforms contemporary genre conventions in its portrait of Jesus as the divine stranger.
Douglas C. Estes
By redefining narrative temporality in light of modern physics, this book advances a unique and innovative approach to the deep-seated temporalities within the Gospel of John—and challenges the implicit assumptions of textual brokenness that run throughout Johannine scholarship.
Lawrence H. Schiffman, edited by Florentino García Martínez
Already before its publication, it was clear that the Temple Scroll represented a major contribution to the history of Jewish law in Late Antiquity. The present volume brings together the author’s studies on this important scroll. He has sought to uncover the hermeneutics of the ...
Exploring the link between German biblical interpretation and anti-Semitism, this book is a fresh, comprehensive study of leading German exegetes, concluding that although Nazism brought anti-Semitic exegesis to a head, age-old thought structures provided powerful legitimation for oppression.
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