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Did Moses speak Attic? [electronic resource] : Jewish historiography and scripture in the Hellenistic period / edited by Lester L. Grabbe.

Contributor(s): Grabbe, Lester L.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Journal for the study of the Old TestamentSupplement series: 317.; European seminar in historical methodology: 3.Publisher: Sheffield, England : Sheffield Academic Press, c2001Description: 1 online resource (352 p.).ISBN: 9780567417381 (electronic bk.); 0567417387 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible. Old Testament -- Historiography | Jews -- History -- To 70 A.D. -- Historiography | Hellenism | Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Jews | Bible. A.T. -- Historiographie | Juifs -- Histoire -- Jusqu'�a 70 -- Historiographie | RELIGION -- Biblical Criticism & Interpretation -- Old Testament | Oude Testament | Geschiedschrijving | HellenismeGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Did Moses speak Attic?.DDC classification: 221.6/6 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction / Lester L. Grabbe -- An end to the confusion? : why the Old Testament cannot be a Hellenistic book! / Rainer Albertz -- Deuteronomists, Persians, Greeks, and the dating of the Israelite tradition / Hans M. Barstad -- The Hellenistic period and ancient Israel : three preliminary statements / Bob Becking -- Jewgreek Greekjew : the Hebrew Bible is all Greek to me : reflections on the problematics of dating the origins of the Bible in relation to contemporary discussions of biblical historiography / Robert P. Carroll -- Judaeans in Egypt : Hebrew and Greek stories / Philip R. Davies -- Jewish historiography and scripture in the Hellenistic period / Lester L. Grabbe -- Who were the first real historians? : on the origins of critical historiography / Lester L. Grabbe -- The myth of Israel : between present and past / David M. Gunn -- How does one date an expression of mental history? : the Old Testament and Hellenism / Niels Peter Lemche -- A jigsaw without a model? : the date of Chronicles / Kai Peltonen -- The Bible and Hellenism : a response / Thomas L. Thompson -- The Old Testament : a Hellenistic book? / Niels Peter Lemche -- Reflections on the discussion / Lester L. Grabbe.
Summary: Is the Bible a Hellenistic book? The essays in this volume respond to that challenging question, formulated by Niels Peter Lemche, and offer everything from qualified agreement to vociferous opposition. In so doing, they debate and illuminate the many features of Jewish writing in the Second Temple period, including not only the scriptures themselves and their own history, but the non-canonized literature of the late Second-Temple period. As with all the volumes in this pioneering series, the editor, Lester Grabbe, introduces and reflects upon the discussion and its implications for one of the.
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Introduction / Lester L. Grabbe -- An end to the confusion? : why the Old Testament cannot be a Hellenistic book! / Rainer Albertz -- Deuteronomists, Persians, Greeks, and the dating of the Israelite tradition / Hans M. Barstad -- The Hellenistic period and ancient Israel : three preliminary statements / Bob Becking -- Jewgreek Greekjew : the Hebrew Bible is all Greek to me : reflections on the problematics of dating the origins of the Bible in relation to contemporary discussions of biblical historiography / Robert P. Carroll -- Judaeans in Egypt : Hebrew and Greek stories / Philip R. Davies -- Jewish historiography and scripture in the Hellenistic period / Lester L. Grabbe -- Who were the first real historians? : on the origins of critical historiography / Lester L. Grabbe -- The myth of Israel : between present and past / David M. Gunn -- How does one date an expression of mental history? : the Old Testament and Hellenism / Niels Peter Lemche -- A jigsaw without a model? : the date of Chronicles / Kai Peltonen -- The Bible and Hellenism : a response / Thomas L. Thompson -- The Old Testament : a Hellenistic book? / Niels Peter Lemche -- Reflections on the discussion / Lester L. Grabbe.

Is the Bible a Hellenistic book? The essays in this volume respond to that challenging question, formulated by Niels Peter Lemche, and offer everything from qualified agreement to vociferous opposition. In so doing, they debate and illuminate the many features of Jewish writing in the Second Temple period, including not only the scriptures themselves and their own history, but the non-canonized literature of the late Second-Temple period. As with all the volumes in this pioneering series, the editor, Lester Grabbe, introduces and reflects upon the discussion and its implications for one of the.

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