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

By: Najman, Hindy.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Supplements to the Journal for the study of Judaism: v. 77.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2003Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 176 p.).ISBN: 1417597593 (electronic bk.); 9781417597598 (electronic bk.); 9004115420 (alk. paper); 9789004115422 (alk. paper); 9047400283; 9789047400288.Subject(s): Moses (Biblical leader) | Direct discourse in the Bible | Bible. Pentateuch -- Criticism, interpretation, etc., Jewish | Jewish law -- Interpretation and construction -- History -- To 1500 | Judaism -- History -- Post-exilic period, 586 B.C.-210 A.D | Moses, (Biblical leader) | Electronic books | Mo�ise (Chef biblique) | Bible. A.T. Pentateuque -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc. juives | Discours direct dans la Bible | Juda�isme -- Histoire -- 586 av. J.-C.-210 (P�eriode postexilique) | Droit juif -- Enseignement biblique | RELIGION -- Judaism -- History | Tora | Receptie | Mose | Pentateuch | Jubil�aen <Buch>Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Seconding Sinai.DDC classification: 296/.09/014 Other classification: 11.26 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
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.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [139]-161) and indexes.

Text in English; quotations in Hebrew.

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.

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.

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