Mikra: Text, Translation, Reading, and Interpretation of the Hebrew Bible in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity

Mikra: Text, Translation, Reading, and Interpretation of the Hebrew Bible in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity

by Martin J. Mulder
     
 

This expansive volume elucidates the many translations and interpretations of the texts from the formation of the canon, through the Greek and Aramaic translations, the Samaritans, the Rabbis, the New Testament writers, the Latin translations, and the early Christian fathers.See more details below

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This expansive volume elucidates the many translations and interpretations of the texts from the formation of the canon, through the Greek and Aramaic translations, the Samaritans, the Rabbis, the New Testament writers, the Latin translations, and the early Christian fathers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801047237
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Publication date:
03/01/2004
Pages:
960
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Ch. 1Writing in ancient Israel and early Judaism1
Ch. 2Formation of the Hebrew Bible39
Ch. 3The transmission of the biblical text87
Ch. 4The reading of the Bible in the ancient synagogue137
Ch. 5The Septuagint161
Ch. 6The Samaritan Targum of the Pentateuch189
Ch. 7Jewish Aramaic translations of Hebrew scriptures217
Ch. 8The Old Testament Peshitta255
Ch. 9The Latin translations299
Ch. 10Use, authority and interpretation of Mikra at Qumran339
Ch. 11Use and itnerpretation of Mikra in the apocrypha and pseudepigrapha379
Ch. 12Authority and interpretation of scripture in the writings of Philo421
Ch. 13Use, authority and exegesis of Mikra in the writings of Josephus455
Ch. 14The interpretation of the Bible by the minor Hellenistic Jewish authors519
Ch. 15The interpretation of scripture in rabbinic literature547
Ch. 16Use, authority and exegesis of Mikra in the Samaritan tradition595
Ch. 17Use, authority and exegesis of Mikra in gnostic literature635
Ch. 18The Old Testament canon in the early church653
Ch. 19Biblical interpretation in the New Testament church691
Ch. 20Old Testament interpretation in the writings of the church fathers727

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