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Interpretations of the Flood

Interpretations of the Flood

by Gerard P. Luttikhuizen
     
 

This volume brings together interpretations of the story of Noach and the Flood in diverse ancient Jewish and Christian traditions (including the Dead Sea Scrolls, Gnostic mythology, rabbinical tradition). It opens with an analysis of the biblical story within its ancient oriental context and ends with essays by a historian of science and a psycho-analyst.

Overview

This volume brings together interpretations of the story of Noach and the Flood in diverse ancient Jewish and Christian traditions (including the Dead Sea Scrolls, Gnostic mythology, rabbinical tradition). It opens with an analysis of the biblical story within its ancient oriental context and ends with essays by a historian of science and a psycho-analyst.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
'...a stimulating collection of high quality essays which illustrate well the development of the interpretation of the story of the flood both inside and outside the Bible.'
P.J. Harland, Bibliotheca Orientalis, 2000.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004112537
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/29/1999
Series:
Themes in Biblical Narrative Series, #1
Pages:
204
Product dimensions:
6.58(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.72(d)

Meet the Author

Florentino García Martínez is Professor at the University of Groningen where he heads the Qumran Institute. He has written numerous articles and books, including Qumran and Apocalyptic, The Dead Sea Scrolls Translated and The Dead Sea Scrolls Study Edition (all published by Brill).
Gerard P. Luttikhuizen is Professor of Early Christian Literature and New Testament Studies at the University of Groningen. He has published on early Christian Judaism, including The Revelation of Elchasai, and on Coptic Gnostic Literature.

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