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Pursuing the text : studies in honor of Ben Zion Wacholder on the occasion of his seventieth birthday / edited by John C. Reeves & John Kampen.

Reeves, John C. (Added Author). Kampen, John. (Added Author). Wacholder, Ben Zion. (Added Author).
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Subject: Bible. Old Testament > Criticism, interpretation, etc., Jewish.
Bible. Old Testament > Theology.
Dead Sea scrolls > Relation to the Old Testament.
Dead Sea scrolls > Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Wacholder, Ben Zion.
Bible. A.T. > Critique, interprétation, etc.
Manuscrits de la mer Morte > Critique, interprétation, etc.
Rabbinical literature > History and criticism.
Judaism > History > Post-exilic period, 586 B.C.-210 A.D.
Judaïsme > Histoire > 10-425 (Période talmudique)
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780567181329
  • ISBN: 0567181324
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (434 pages) : portrait.
  • Publisher: Sheffield : Sheffield Academic Press, ©1994.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 410-412) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Creation, philosophy and spirituality: aspects of Jewish interpretation of Psalm 19 /. Alan Cooper --. 'Break in the middle of a verse': some observations on a Massoretic feature /. David B. Weisberg --. Putting them in their place: geography as an evaluative tool /. James C. VanderKam --. The 'Damascus' sect and Judaism /. Philip R. Davies --. The eschatological temple(s) of 11Qt /. John Kampen --. Second thoughts on [dvk] and the Qumran synchronistic calendars /. Michael O. Wise --. The deuteronomic character of 4Q252 /. George J. Brooke --. 4Q471: a case of mistaken identity? /. Martin G. Abegg, Jr. --. Kann man als Jude auch Grieche sein? Erwägungen zur jüdisch-hellenistischen Pseudepigraphie /. Nikolaus Walter --. Sirach research since 1965: progress and questions /. Daniel J. Harrington --. Josephus's portrait of Ehud /. Louis H. Feldman --. Josephus's use of Greek sources for biblical history /. James E. Bowley --. Philo, Grammatikē, and the narrative Aggada /. Adam Kamesar --. The 'Antiochenes in Jerusalem', again /. Getzel M. Cohen --. An Enochic citation in Barnabas 4.3 and the Oracles of Hystaspes /. John C. Reeves --. Is 'proselyte baptism' mentioned in the Mishnah? The interpretation of M. Pesahim 8.8 (= M. Eduyot 5.2) /. Shaye J.D. Cohen --. Did the Amoraim see Christianity as something new? /. Robert Goldenberg --. What 'the rabbis' thought: a method and a result: one statement on prophecy in rabbinic Judaism /. Jacob Neusner --. Ad verbum or ad sensum: the Christianization of a Latin translation formula in the fourth century /. William Adler --. Dates in Sepher Yosippon /. Steven Bowman --. Responsa and rhetoric: on law, literature and the rabbinic decision /. Mark Washofsky --. Bibliography of works by Ben Zion Wacholder /. Ida Cohen Selavan and Laurel S. Wolfson.
Summary: The themes of this volume encompass the lifelong interests of one of the most eminent and learned Jewish scholars of our time: Qumran, Hellenism, Rabbinics and chronography. The contributors, leading scholars in these fields, have produced what is a benchmark of modern scholarship of Judaism in the Graeco-Roman period.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction.. [S.l.] :. HathiTrust Digital Library,. 2010.
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