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Seconding Sinai : the development of Mosaic discourse in Second Temple Judaism / by Hindy Najman.

Najman, Hindy. (Author).
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Subject: Moses (Biblical leader)
Bible. Pentateuch > Criticism, interpretation, etc., Jewish.
Moïse (Chef biblique)
Bible. A.T. Pentateuque > Critique, interprétation, etc. juives.
Bible. Pentateuch.
Bibel Pentateuch
Jubiläen Buch
Direct discourse in the Bible.
Jewish law > Interpretation and construction > History > To 1500.
Judaism > History > Post-exilic period, 586 B.C.-210 A.D.
Discours direct dans la Bible.
Judaïsme > Histoire > 586 av. J.-C.-210 (Période postexilique)
Droit juif > Enseignement biblique.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 1417597593
  • ISBN: 9781417597598
  • ISBN: 9004115420
  • ISBN: 9789004115422
  • ISBN: 9047400283
  • ISBN: 9789047400288
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 176 pages).
  • Publisher: Leiden ; Brill, 2003.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 139-161) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: General Abbreviations; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter One: Mosaic Discourse; Chapter Two: Rewriting Rewritten: Jubilees and 11QTemple as Participants in Mosaic Discourse; Chapter Three: Copying Nature, Copying Moses; Chapter Four: Constructing Continuities and the Dangers of Anachronism; Bibliography; Index of Authors; Subject Index; Index of Primary Texts.
Summary: This work criticizes the terms "Pseudepigraphy" and "Rewritten Bible", which presuppose conceptions of textual fidelity foreign to ancient Judaism. It develops the concept of a discourse whose creativity and authority depend on repeated returns to the exemplary figure of a founder.
Language Note: Text in English; quotations in Hebrew.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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