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Exploring the scripturesque [electronic resource] : Jewish texts and their Christian contexts / by Robert Alan Kraft.

By: Kraft, Robert A.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Supplements to the Journal for the study of Judaism: v. 137.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009Description: 1 online resource (ix, 313 p.).ISBN: 9789004190726 (electronic bk.); 9004190724 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Apocryphal books (Old Testament) -- Relation to the New Testament | Bible. New Testament -- Relation to the Old Testament | Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Bible. New Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Judaism -- Relations -- Christianity | Christianity and other religions -- Judaism | Judaism -- History -- Post-exilic period, 586 B.C.-210 A.D | Christianity -- Origin | Judaism -- Controversial literature -- History and criticism | Apocryphal books (Old Testament) | Bible | Christianity | Christianity and other religions | Controversial literature | Criticism, interpretation, etc | History | History and criticism | Judaism | N.T | O.T | Origin | Post-exilic period, 586 B.C.-210 A.D | Relation to the New Testament | Relation to the Old Testament | Relations | Religion | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies | Altes Testament | Pseudepigraphen | Literatur | Fr�uhchristentum | Christentum | Fr�uhjudentumGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Exploring the scripturesque.DDC classification: 229/.9061 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
General context and methodology. The pseudepigrapha in Christianity ; The pseudepigrapha and Christianity, revisited : setting the stage and framing some central questions ; Christian transmission of Greek Jewish scriptures : a methodological probe ; The weighing of the parts : pivots and pitfalls in the study of early Judaisms and their early Christian offspring ; Combined review : The Old Testament pseudepigrapha, edited by James H. Charlesworth; The apocryphal Old Testament, edited by H.F.D. Sparks -- Selected specific studies. Reassessing the "recensional problem" in Testament of Abraham ; "Ezra" materials in Judaism and Christianity ; Towards assessing the Latin text of "5 Ezra" : the Christian connection ; Enoch and written authorities in Testaments of the 12 patriarchs ; The Dialogue of Timothy and Aquila and its echoes of Judaism -- Some related studies. Pliny on Essenes, Pliny on Jews ; Philo on Seth, Philo on Enoch ; Philo's treatment of the number seven in On creation ; Philo and the Sabbath crisis : Alexandrian Jewish politics and the dating of Philo's works ; Tiberius Julius Alexander and the crisis in Alexandria according to Josephus.
Summary: These essays focus on interfaces between "scripturesque" Jewish materials and the worlds in which they were transmitted and/or perceived, especially in the period prior to (or apart from) the development of an exclusivistic canonical consciousness in some Jewish and Christian circles.
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General context and methodology. The pseudepigrapha in Christianity ; The pseudepigrapha and Christianity, revisited : setting the stage and framing some central questions ; Christian transmission of Greek Jewish scriptures : a methodological probe ; The weighing of the parts : pivots and pitfalls in the study of early Judaisms and their early Christian offspring ; Combined review : The Old Testament pseudepigrapha, edited by James H. Charlesworth; The apocryphal Old Testament, edited by H.F.D. Sparks -- Selected specific studies. Reassessing the "recensional problem" in Testament of Abraham ; "Ezra" materials in Judaism and Christianity ; Towards assessing the Latin text of "5 Ezra" : the Christian connection ; Enoch and written authorities in Testaments of the 12 patriarchs ; The Dialogue of Timothy and Aquila and its echoes of Judaism -- Some related studies. Pliny on Essenes, Pliny on Jews ; Philo on Seth, Philo on Enoch ; Philo's treatment of the number seven in On creation ; Philo and the Sabbath crisis : Alexandrian Jewish politics and the dating of Philo's works ; Tiberius Julius Alexander and the crisis in Alexandria according to Josephus.

These essays focus on interfaces between "scripturesque" Jewish materials and the worlds in which they were transmitted and/or perceived, especially in the period prior to (or apart from) the development of an exclusivistic canonical consciousness in some Jewish and Christian circles.

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