Legal Revision and Religious Renewal in Ancient Israel

Legal Revision and Religious Renewal in Ancient Israel

by Bernard M. Levinson
     
 

This book examines the problem of divine transgenerational punishment and the writers who confronted it.See more details below

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This book examines the problem of divine transgenerational punishment and the writers who confronted it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521513449
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/28/2010
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. Biblical studies as the meeting point of the humanities; 2. Rethinking the relation between 'canon' and 'exegesis'; 3. The problem of innovation within the formative canon; 4. The reworking of the principle of transgenerational punishment: four case studies; 5. The canon as sponsor of innovation; 6. The phenomenon of rewriting within the Hebrew Bible: a bibliographic essay on 'inner-biblical exegesis' in the history of scholarship.

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