Essays and Studies Presented to Stanley Arthur Cook: In Celebration of his Seventy-Fifth Birthday

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This volume of contributions by members of the faculties of Divinity and Oriental Languages at Cambridge was converted from a presentation into a memorial by the death of Professor Cook on 15th June, 1949. Not the least valuable feature in it is the select bibliography of S. A. Cook's work over fifty-three years of unremitting activity. The historical development of modern humane studies should be an essential feature of any learned work; if it is neglected, old discarded views are raised from the dead, and ...

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Overview

This volume of contributions by members of the faculties of Divinity and Oriental Languages at Cambridge was converted from a presentation into a memorial by the death of Professor Cook on 15th June, 1949. Not the least valuable feature in it is the select bibliography of S. A. Cook's work over fifty-three years of unremitting activity. The historical development of modern humane studies should be an essential feature of any learned work; if it is neglected, old discarded views are raised from the dead, and rejection of current views may be based on ignorance of the original discussion. The bibliography is a guide to the period between the first acceptance of Wellhausen's critical ideas in this country and the present, when Old Testament criticism is taking a different direction owing to new knowledge.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521087001
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 12/11/2008
  • Pages: 140
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Select Bibliography of the writings of Stanley Arthur Cook; 2. Prophetic Influences in the Sixth Century BC W. A. L. Elmslie; 3. 'All Israel' in the Deuteronomic Writers J. N. Schofield; 4. Early Hebrew Script versus Square Hebrew Script D. Dringer; 5. Ostraca XIX-XXI from tell Ed-Duweir (Lachish) D. Winton Thomas; 6. Notes on a Demotic Papyrus from Thebes (B.M.10026) S. R. K. Glanville; 7. Some Notes on Late-Babylonian Orthography C. P. T. Winckworth; 8. An Examination of some Nestorian Kephalaia A. E. Goodman; 9. Laws of Reason and Laws of Religion: A Conflict in Toledo Jewry in the Fourteenth Century J. L. Teicher; 10. Edward Lively: Cambridge Hebraist E. I. J Rosenthal; 11. Shahrastani on Pre Islamic Arabia A. J. Arberry; 12. A Persian Solomon R. Levy; 13. A Problem of the Kharosthi Script H. W. Bailey.

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