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The Book of the Covenant [electronic resource] : a literary approach / Joe M. Sprinkle.

By: Sprinkle, Joe M.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Journal for the study of the Old TestamentSupplement series: 174.Publisher: Sheffield, England : JSOT Press, c1994Description: 1 online resource (224 p.).ISBN: 9780567588395 (electronic bk.); 0567588394 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Book of the Covenant -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Jewish law | Law (Theology) -- Biblical teaching | Bible. Exodus | Law (Theology) | Bible. A.T. Exode. XX, 22-XXIII, 33 -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | Code de l'Alliance -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | Droit juif -- Enseignement biblique | Droit (Th�eologie) -- Enseignement biblique | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Old Testament | Bondsboek | Literaire structuur | Christianity ScripturesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Book of the Covenant.DDC classification: 222/.12066 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: This volume offers a synchronic, literary reading of the final form of the laws of Exodus 20.22-23.19 (commonly, though inaccurately labelled "The Book of the Covenant"), in contrast with primarily source- and form-critical approaches commonly utilized in the past. The work seeks to demonstrate that this literary unit is much more coherent, more integrated into its narrative context, less in need of the positing of corruptions, secondary insertions, rearrangements or the like than has usually been recognized. The approach instead seeks to find authorial purpose in each case where sch.
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A shortened version of the author's thesis (Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, 1990) under title: A literary approach to biblical law : Exodus 20:22-23:19.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [208]-214) and index.

This volume offers a synchronic, literary reading of the final form of the laws of Exodus 20.22-23.19 (commonly, though inaccurately labelled "The Book of the Covenant"), in contrast with primarily source- and form-critical approaches commonly utilized in the past. The work seeks to demonstrate that this literary unit is much more coherent, more integrated into its narrative context, less in need of the positing of corruptions, secondary insertions, rearrangements or the like than has usually been recognized. The approach instead seeks to find authorial purpose in each case where sch.

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