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Reading the present in the Qumran library [electronic resource] : the perception of the contemporary by means of scriptural interpretations / edited by Kristin De Troyer and Armin Lange ; with the assistance of Katie M. Goetz and Susan Bond.

Contributor(s): De Troyer, Kristin | Lange, Armin, 1961-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Symposium series (Society of Biblical Literature): no. 30.Publisher: Atlanta : Society of Biblical Literature, c2005Description: 1 online resource (viii, 236 p.).ISBN: 1429410981 (electronic bk.); 9781429410984 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Dead Sea scrolls | Bible. O.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc., Jewish | Bible. O.T. -- Influence | Bible. O.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Contemporary, The | RELIGION -- Biblical Criticism & Interpretation -- Old Testament | Dode-Zeerollen | Oude Testament | InterpretatieGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Reading the present in the Qumran library.DDC classification: 221.6/09/01 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Is it true? Hermeneutical reading of the present / Christine Helmer -- Pesharim: a mirror of self-understanding / Jutta Jokiranta -- Contemporizing Halakic exegesis in the Dead Sea scrolls / Lawrence H. Schiffman -- Jeremiah and the "Diaspora Letters" in ancient Judaism: Epistolary communication with the Golah as medium for dealing with the present / Lutz Doering -- Justifying deviance: the place of Scripture in converting to a Qumran self-understanding / George J. Brooke -- "Reading the present" in the animal apocalypse (1 Enoch 85-90) / Loren T. Stuckenbruck -- Why has Daniel's prophecy not been fulfilled? The question of political peace and independence in the additions to Daniel? / Ulrike Mittmann-Richert -- Reading Deuteronomy in the Second Temple period / Sidnie White Crawford -- Building the altar and reading the law: the journeys of Joshua 8:30-35 / Kristin De Troyer -- Interpreting the exile: the experience of the destruction of the temple and devastation of the land as reflected within the nonpentateuchal biblical Abraham tradition / Beate Ego -- Reding the decline of prophecy / Armin Lange -- Linking the past, the present, and the future in Hebrew Bible and the Dead Sea scrolls / Kristin De Troyer.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-217) and indexes.

INTRODUCTION -- Is it true? Hermeneutical reading of the present / Christine Helmer -- PART 1: DEAD SEA SCROLLS -- Pesharim: a mirror of self-understanding / Jutta Jokiranta -- Contemporizing Halakic exegesis in the Dead Sea scrolls / Lawrence H. Schiffman -- Jeremiah and the "Diaspora Letters" in ancient Judaism: Epistolary communication with the Golah as medium for dealing with the present / Lutz Doering -- Justifying deviance: the place of Scripture in converting to a Qumran self-understanding / George J. Brooke -- PART 2: ANCIENT JUDAISM -- "Reading the present" in the animal apocalypse (1 Enoch 85-90) / Loren T. Stuckenbruck -- Why has Daniel's prophecy not been fulfilled? The question of political peace and independence in the additions to Daniel? / Ulrike Mittmann-Richert -- PART 3: THE TEXTUAL TRADITION OF THE HEBREW AND GREEK BIBLE -- Reading Deuteronomy in the Second Temple period / Sidnie White Crawford -- Building the altar and reading the law: the journeys of Joshua 8:30-35 / Kristin De Troyer -- PART 4: AUTHORITATIVE LITERATURE IN ANCIENT ISRAEL AND JUDAH -- Interpreting the exile: the experience of the destruction of the temple and devastation of the land as reflected within the nonpentateuchal biblical Abraham tradition / Beate Ego -- Reding the decline of prophecy / Armin Lange -- Conclusions -- Linking the past, the present, and the future in Hebrew Bible and the Dead Sea scrolls / Kristin De Troyer.

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