Of Scribes and Scrolls: Studies on the Hebrew Bible, Intertestamental Judaism, and Christian Origins

Of Scribes and Scrolls: Studies on the Hebrew Bible, Intertestamental Judaism, and Christian Origins

by Harold W. Attridge, John J. Collins, Thomas H. Tobin
     
 

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The essays in this highly readable volume are dedicated to John Strugnell, the eminent theologian. Contents: New Qumran Readings for Genesis One, by James R. Davila; Early Emendations of the Scribes: The Tiqqun Sopherim in Zechariah 2:12, by Russell Fuller; Recensional Differences between the Masoretic Text and the Septuagint of Proverbs, by Emanual Tov

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The essays in this highly readable volume are dedicated to John Strugnell, the eminent theologian. Contents: New Qumran Readings for Genesis One, by James R. Davila; Early Emendations of the Scribes: The Tiqqun Sopherim in Zechariah 2:12, by Russell Fuller; Recensional Differences between the Masoretic Text and the Septuagint of Proverbs, by Emanual Tov; Observations on 'Wisdom Narratives' in Early Biblical Literature, by Lawrence M. Wills; The Beth Essentiae and the Permissive Meaning of the Hiphil (Aphel), by J.H. Charlesworth; The Meaning of 'the End' in the Book of Daniel, by John J. Collins; Jason's Gymnasion, by Robert Doran; Some Observations on Blessings of God in Texts from Qumran, by Eileen Schuller; 4Q185 and Jewish Wisdom Literature, by Thomas H. Tobin, S.J.; Two Notes on the Aramaic Levi Document, by Jonas C. Greenfield and Michael E. Stone; Daniel and the Historical Jesus, by Adela Yarbro Collins; Curse and Competition in the Ancient Circus, b G. Gager; The Original Language of the Acts of Thomas, by Harold W. Attridge; Two Enochic Manuscripts: Unstudied Evidence for Egyptian Christianity, by George W.E. Nickelsburg; Julian's Attempt to Rebuild the Temple: An Inventory of Ancient and Medieval Sources, by David Levenson. Co-published with the College Theology Society.

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Editorial Reviews

Religious Studies Review
The twenty-five papers collected in this volume to honor John Strugnell's work serve as eloquent testimony to his influence and skills. The contributors are a virtual Who's Who of contemporary scholarship in Early Judaism and Early Christianity. Recommended for research libraries.
— Archie W. England, MID-AMERICA THEOLOGICAL JOURNAL
Catholic Biblical Quarterly
...a remarkable variety of articles.
— Archie W. England, MID-AMERICA THEOLOGICAL JOURNAL
Hebrew Studies
The quality and variety of articles, which cover biblical, Qumran, and classical subjects, testify to the expertise of those whose scholarship has in some way been influenced by [Strugnell].
— Archie W. England, MID-AMERICA THEOLOGICAL JOURNAL
The Bible Today
The twenty-five chapters represent a veritable who's who of scholars who specialize in intertestamental literature.
— Archie W. England, MID-AMERICA THEOLOGICAL JOURNAL
The Society For Old Testament Studies
...[a] valuable collection.
— Archie W. England, MID-AMERICA THEOLOGICAL JOURNAL
Religious Studies Review - Archie W. England
...[a] valuable collection.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819179036
Publisher:
UPA
Publication date:
01/01/1991
Series:
College Theology Society Series
Pages:
298
Product dimensions:
6.48(w) x 8.86(h) x 0.69(d)

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