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Edited by Rolf Rendtorff and Robert A. Kugler, with the assistance of Sarah Smith Bartel
This collection of essays examines Leviticus in its compositional and literary context, issues of cult and sacrifice in Leviticus, Leviticus on the priesthood, and Leviticus in translation and interpretation. The volume will serve biblical studies well long into the future.
Edited by A. Lemaire
This publication of the main lectures of the eighteenth Congress of the International Organization for the Study of the Old Testament (Basel, 2001) presents a state of the art of the current exegesis of the Hebrew Bible.
This work presents a detailed analysis of Haggai in its socio-political context. Special attention is paid to the text’s distinctive perspectives regarding Persian rule, inclusion in the community, the ongoing relevance of prophecy, and the use of religious traditions.
The book begins with a critical evaluation of the various scholarly assessments of the historical setting and development of the Pentateuchal murmuring theme and the Priestly School's contribution thereto. It goes on to analyze four major priestly texts: the manna story (Exodus 16); the story of ...
W. Boyd Barrick
This book presents new examinations of the reports of Josiah’s reform in 2 Kgs. 23:4-20 + 24 and 2 Chron. 34:3-7 and related biblical passages (especially 1 Kgs. 12:33-13:32), concentrating on the likely compositional history of this material and its usefulness as a source for reconstructing the ...
Nancy C. Lee
The author analyzes the poetic songs of Lamentations in the Bible using an oral-poetic folkloric method for the first time with surprising results. Contemporary lament poems are compared then from recent post-war Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina about suffering in cities under siege.
Géza G. Xeravits
This book is the most recent examination of all those passages of the Qumran Library that are interested in the activity of persons appointed by God to play important role in the fulfillment of the eschatological events.
This study involves a detailed analysis of Psalms 7, 17, 18, 26, and 44 (text, philology, exegesis). It presents a new hypothesis with respect to the interpretation of the psalmists’ claims regarding their upright behaviour towards God or men.
Edited by John Kaltner and Steven L. McKenzie
This book presents introductions and overviews of the following languages that are significant for the study of the Hebrew Bible: Biblical and inscriptional Hebrew; Akkadian; Northwest Semitic dialects (Ammonite, Edomite, and Moabite); Arabic; Aramaic; Egyptian; Hittite; Phoenician; ...
A quantitative analysis of translation technique in the Peshitta to Jeremiah, defining the areas of literalness, and of non-literal where the translator and later editors allowed themselves some freedom, notably to vary lexical equivalent and to wake additions in pursuit of precision.
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