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Benjamin G. Wright III
This collection of articles is representative of my work over the last decade. It centers on the interrelated themes of translation, social location, and transmission of tradition in a wide range of early Jewish texts.
Karina Martin Hogan
Drawing together two divergent approaches to 4 Ezra, this book combines a fresh analysis of the dialogues as a wisdom debate with a literary-psychological interpretation of the book, arguing that the author’s theological solution is found in the symbolic visions.
Liv Ingeborg Lied
Inspired by the perspective of Critical Spatial Theory, this book offers a fresh interpretation of the conception of the Land of Israel in the early second century CE apocalypse 2 Baruch.
Edited by Géza G. Xeravits and József Zsengellér
The volume publishes the papers read at an international conference on the Book of Ben Sira, held at the Shime'on Centre, Pápa, Hungary. Renowned specialists of the field treat among others various questions of early Jewish wisdom thought, the interpretation of history, and canon forming.
Edited by Anssi Voitila and Jutta Jokiranta
This collection of 46 essays in honour of Raija Sollamo illuminates the dynamic nature of scripture in the Second Temple Period. The Septuagint as the first biblical translation, the living traditions in the Hebrew scriptures, and the Dead Sea Scrolls are investigated to enrich our knowledge of ...
Samuel L. Adams
This volume considers a major shift among Jewish sages during the Second Temple period, from an earthly to an otherworldly focus. It compares the perspectives of figures like Qoheleth and Ben Sira with the eschatological vision of 4QInstruction.
The book offers a syntactic and narrative analysis of the divine character’s appearances in the Pentateuch–his speeches and their interpretations, his actions, perceptions, and emotions–in order to reveal the stance of the text towards its representations of divinity.
Ashley S. Crane
A textual comparative methodology, which permits each manuscript to be heard in its own right, is applied on both micro and macro levels to Ezekiel 36-39 revealing exegetical interaction behind many textual variants concerning the restoration of Israel.
Federico G. Villanueva
Seeking to advance the scholarship on the sudden change of mood, this book presents the other movements in the Psalter – the reverse movement from praise to lament, return to lament after praise and alternation between the two.
This book analyzes the pivotal role of the oath in biblical narrative as a literary device in character and plot development. It examines the significance of deviations from standard oath formulae and offers an in-depth analysis of the oaths in the Saul and David narratives.
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