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Israel in the wilderness [electronic resource] : interpretations of the biblical narratives in Jewish and Christian traditions / edited by Kenneth E. Pomykala.

Contributor(s): Pomykala, Kenneth.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Themes in biblical narrative: v. 10.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008Description: 1 online resource (xii, 246 p.).ISBN: 9789047432494 (electronic bk.); 9047432495 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible. O.T. Pentateuch -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600 -- Congresses | Bible. Pentateuch -- Criticism, interpretation, etc., Jewish -- History -- To 1500 -- Congresses | Moses (Biblical leader) -- Congresses | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Old Testament | Altes Testament | Christentum | JudentumGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Israel in the wilderness.DDC classification: 222/.1064 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Editorial Statement; Introduction (Kenneth E. Pomykala); The Concept of the Wilderness in the Pentateuch (Won W. Lee); The Covenant with Phinehas in Ben Sira (Sirach 45:23-26; 50:22-24) (Kenneth E. Pomykala); The Wilderness Motif in the Dead Sea Scrolls (Alison Schofield); Philo's Interpretation of Korah (Louis H. Feldman); Is it the Serpent that Heals? An Ancient Jewish Theologoumenon and the Developing Faith in Jesus (Marc Turnage); Josephus' View of the Amalekites (Louis H. Feldman).
Summary: Examines how stories from the biblical narrative of Israel in the Wilderness (Exodus 16-Deuteronomy 34) were interpreted by later Jewish and Christian writers (ca 400 BCE-500 CE).
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"All of the essays were written in conjunction with the Scripture in Early Judaism and Christianity Section of the Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature"--Introd.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Editorial Statement; Introduction (Kenneth E. Pomykala); The Concept of the Wilderness in the Pentateuch (Won W. Lee); The Covenant with Phinehas in Ben Sira (Sirach 45:23-26; 50:22-24) (Kenneth E. Pomykala); The Wilderness Motif in the Dead Sea Scrolls (Alison Schofield); Philo's Interpretation of Korah (Louis H. Feldman); Is it the Serpent that Heals? An Ancient Jewish Theologoumenon and the Developing Faith in Jesus (Marc Turnage); Josephus' View of the Amalekites (Louis H. Feldman).

Examines how stories from the biblical narrative of Israel in the Wilderness (Exodus 16-Deuteronomy 34) were interpreted by later Jewish and Christian writers (ca 400 BCE-500 CE).

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