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Biblical interpretation in ancient Israel / Michael Fishbane.

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Subject: Bible. Old Testament > Criticism, interpretation, etc., Jewish.
Bible. Old Testament > Theology.
Bible. Old Testament > Criticism, interpretation, etc. > Israel > History.
Bible. A.T. > Critique, interprétation, etc. juives.
Bible. A.T. > Théologie.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780191520358
  • ISBN: 0191520357
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 617 pages)
  • Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; ©1985.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 545-558)-and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Part I. Scribal comments and corrections -- Introduction: the role of scribes in the transmission of biblical literature -- Lexical and explicative comments -- Pious revisions and theological addenda -- Conclusions -- Part II. Legal exegesis -- Introduction: the scope and content of biblical law as a factor in the emergence of exegesis -- Legal exegesis with verbatim, paraphrastic, or pseudo-citations in historical sources -- Legal exegesis with covert citations in historical sources -- Legal exegesis and explication in the pentateuchal legal corpora -- Conclusions --- Part III. Aggadic exegesis -- Introduction: preliminary considerations -- Aggadic exegesis of legal traditions in the prophetic literature -- Aggadic transformations of non-legal pentateuchal traditions -- Aggadic exegesis in the historiographical literature -- Conclusions -- Part IV. Mantological exegesis. Introduction: the shape and nature of mantological material as factors for exegesis -- The mantological exegesis of dreams, visions, and omens -- The mantological exegesis of oracles -- Generic transformations -- Conclusions.
Summary, etc.: An award-winning study which analyzes the phenomenon of textual analysis in ancient Israel, exploring the tradition of exegesis prior to the development of biblical interpretation in early classical Judaism and the earliest Christian communities.
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