Publication year: 2009
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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.
Robert Alan Kraft
These essays focus on interfaces between "scripturesque" Jewish materials and the worlds in which they were transmitted and/or perceived, especially in the period prior to (or apart from) the development of an exclusivistic canonical consciousness in some Jewish and Christian circles.
Edited by Reimund Bieringer, Florentino García Martínez, Didier Pollefeyt & Peter J. Tomson
This book brings together the contributions of the foremost specialists on the relationship of the New Testament and Rabbinic Literature. They present the history of scholarship and deal with the main methodological issues, and analyze both legal and literary problems.
by Sandra Gambetti
An imperial adjudication against the Jews prompted the riots of 38 CE in Alexandria. The Roman prefect and the Alexandrian citizenry acted within their institutional roles to the effect that most of the Jews lost their legal residence for good.
Edité par Christophe Batsch et Mădălina Vârtejanu-Joubert
An accurate picture of ancient religious studies: all papers stress historiography, anthropological history, and philology. Topics range from Mesopotamia to Christianism and rabbinic Judaism. The result is to offer an ambitious and comparatist status quaestionis for today.
Rachel A. Anisfeld
Through close textual analysis as well as a study of historical and literary context, this book shows how the amoraic midrashic collection Pesikta deRav Kahana developed a new homiletical language in an age of religious outreach and persuasion.
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 Anders Klostergaard Petersen, Torleif Elgvin, Cecilia Wassen, Hanne von Weissenberg, Mikael Winninge, and assistant editor Martin Ehrensvärd
This book originates from a series of conferences held by the Nordic Qumran Network, established 2003. The volume includes some of the best contributions presented at the four symposia held in Helsinki 2003, Oslo 2004, Jerusalem 2005, and Copenhagen 2006.
Daniel A. Machiela
As part of a resurgent scholarly interest in the Genesis Apocryphon, this volume presents a fresh transcription and translation of the scroll, along with exstenive textual notes. In addition, a detailed analysis of columns 13-15 highlights several distinctive features of the Apocryphon.
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