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The self as symbolic space [electronic resource] : constructing identity and community at Qumran / by Carol A. Newsom.

By: Newsom, Carol A. (Carol Ann), 1950-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Studies on the texts of the desert of Judah: v. 52.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2004Description: 1 online resource (x, 376 p.).ISBN: 1429414820 (electronic bk.); 9781429414821 (electronic bk.); 9789004138032 (hardback : alk. paper); 900413803X (hardback : alk. paper).Subject(s): Thanksgiving Psalms | Manual of discipline | Qumran community | Hebrew language -- Discourse analysis | Hebrew language -- Religious aspects -- Judaism | Electronic books | Manuscrit des hymnes d'action de gr�aces | Manuel de discipline | Communaut�e de Qumr�an | H�ebreu (Langue) -- Analyse du discours | H�ebreu (Langue) -- Aspect religieux -- Juda�isme | RELIGION -- Judaism -- Sacred Writings | Essenen | Identiteit | Dode-Zeerollen | H�od�aj�ot <Qumrantexte> | Qumransekte | Religi�ose Identit�at | QumranGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Self as symbolic space.DDC classification: 296.1/55 Other classification: 11.26 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Communities of discourse -- Torah, knowledge, and symbolic power: strategies of discourse in Second Temple Judaism -- Knowing as doing: the social symbolics of knowledge in the two spirits treatise of the Serek ha-Yahad -- How to make a sectarian: formation of language, self and community in the Serek ha-Yahad -- What do Hodayot do? Language and the construction of the self in sectarian prayer -- The Hodayot of the leader and the needs of sectarian community -- Conclusions.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [353]-364) and indexes.

Communities of discourse -- Torah, knowledge, and symbolic power: strategies of discourse in Second Temple Judaism -- Knowing as doing: the social symbolics of knowledge in the two spirits treatise of the Serek ha-Yahad -- How to make a sectarian: formation of language, self and community in the Serek ha-Yahad -- What do Hodayot do? Language and the construction of the self in sectarian prayer -- The Hodayot of the leader and the needs of sectarian community -- Conclusions.

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