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The place of the law in the religion of ancient Israel [electronic resource] / by Moshe Weinfeld.

By: Weinfeld, Moshe.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Supplements to Vetus Testamentum: v. 100.; Supplements to Vetus TestamentumFormation and interpretation of Old Testament literature: 4.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2004Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 157 p.).ISBN: 9047402952; 9789047402954; 1423714105 (electronic bk.); 9781423714101 (electronic bk.); 9789004137493 (alk. paper); 9004137491 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Wellhausen, Julius, 1844-1918. Prolegomena zur Geschichte Israels | Jews -- History -- To 70 A.D | Judaism -- History -- To 70 A.D | Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | P document (Biblical criticism) | Wellhausen, Julius, 1844-1918 | Wellhausen, Julius, 1844-1918. Prolegomena zur Geschichte Israels | Bible. A.T. -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | Juifs -- Histoire -- Jusqu'�a 70 | Juda�isme -- Histoire -- Jusqu'�a 70 | Document P (Critique biblique) | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Old Testament | Prolegomena zur Geschichte Israels (Wellhausen) | Oude Testament | Jodendom | Priestercodex | Wetgeving | Wellhausen, Julius | Pentateuch | Priesterschrift | Gesetz <Theologie> | Literarkritik | RechtGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Place of the law in the religion of ancient Israel.DDC classification: 222/.106 Other classification: 11.43 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The basic prejudice of the Prolegomena -- Wellhausen's literary criticism and its fallacy -- Social and cultic institutions in the priestly source against their ancient Near Eastern background -- Wellhausen in light of his contemporaries -- Theological currents in the pentateuchal literature -- God the creator in the priestly source and Deutero-Isaiah -- Concerning the Sabbath and circumcision in P.
Summary: Over a hundred years ago, Wellhausen attempted to prove that the Priestly legal sections of the Pentateuch reflect postexilic Judaism and must be considered a deviation from the prophetic religion preceding it. In this study, Weinfeld points out the fallacies in Wellhausen's thesis, making a case for the antiquity of the Priestly Code. Particular a.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [125]-137) and indexes.

The basic prejudice of the Prolegomena -- Wellhausen's literary criticism and its fallacy -- Social and cultic institutions in the priestly source against their ancient Near Eastern background -- Wellhausen in light of his contemporaries -- Theological currents in the pentateuchal literature -- God the creator in the priestly source and Deutero-Isaiah -- Concerning the Sabbath and circumcision in P.

Over a hundred years ago, Wellhausen attempted to prove that the Priestly legal sections of the Pentateuch reflect postexilic Judaism and must be considered a deviation from the prophetic religion preceding it. In this study, Weinfeld points out the fallacies in Wellhausen's thesis, making a case for the antiquity of the Priestly Code. Particular a.

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