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Sacred history, sacred literature [electronic resource] : essays on ancient Israel, the Bible, and religion in honor of R.E. Friedman on his sixtieth birthday / edited by Shawna Dolansky.

Contributor(s): Friedman, Richard Elliott | Dolansky, Shawna.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Winona Lake, Ind. : Eisenbrauns, c2008Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 348 p.) : ill., 1 map.ISBN: 9781575065953 (electronic bk.); 1575065959 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Judaism -- History | RELIGION / Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / Old TestamentGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Sacred history, sacred literature.DDC classification: 221.6 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Richard Elliott Friedman : an appreciation / William H.C. Propp -- Introduction / Shawna Dolansky -- Ezekiel and the Levites / Jacob Milgrom -- Framing Aaron : incense altar and lamp oil in the tabernacle texts / Carol Meyers -- Necromancy and 1 Samuel 19:22 / W. Randall Garr -- A tale of the prophet and the courtier : a responsive reading of the Nathan texts / Herbert Bardwell Huffmon -- A forgotten cultic reform? : 2 Kings 3:2b / Andr�e Lemaire -- Scribal error and the transmission of 2 Kings 18-20 and Isaiah 36-39 / Bradley Root -- Empirical taxonomy and the Hebrew Bible / A. Dean Forbes -- Place-names as superlatives in classical Hebrew / H.G.M. Williamson -- The real formal full personal name of the God of Israel / David Noel Freedman -- Leitwort style and literary structure in the J primeval narrative / Ronald Hendel -- How Moses gained and lost the reputation of being the Torah's author : higher criticism prior to Julius Wellhausen / Michael M. Homan -- How was the Bible written? : reflections on sources and authors in the book of Kings / Robert R. Wilson -- The "biblical" origins of Passover / Jeffrey C. Geoghegan -- "Plowing with a heifer" in Judges 14:18 : tracing a sexual euphemism / Shalom M. Paul -- Aramean skin care : a new perspective on Naaman's leprosy / Laura M. Zucconi -- Abraham and Damascus in some Greek and Latin texts of the Hellenistic period / John A. Emerton -- Rethinking sectarian Judaism : the centrality of the priesthood in the Second Temple period / Risa Levitt Kohn and Rebecca Moore -- In defense of forgery / Baruch Halpern -- Can archaeology serve as a tool in textual criticism of the Hebrew Bible? / William G. Dever -- "You shall make for yourself no molten gods" : some thoughts on archaeology and Edomite ethnic identity / Thomas E. Levy -- Female infanticide in Iron II Israel and Judah / Beth Alpert Nakhai -- Elements of popular piety in late medieval and early modern Jewish Psalms commentary / Alan Cooper -- The biblical icon / Stephen Cox -- Walter Rauschenbusch, the Social Gospel movement, and how Julius Wellhausen unwittingly helped create American progressivism in the twentieth century / Steven Cassedy -- "Starving" the patient : a Jewish perspective on Terry Schiavo and the feeding tube controversy / Randy Linda Sturman.
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Richard Elliott Friedman : an appreciation / William H.C. Propp -- Introduction / Shawna Dolansky -- Ezekiel and the Levites / Jacob Milgrom -- Framing Aaron : incense altar and lamp oil in the tabernacle texts / Carol Meyers -- Necromancy and 1 Samuel 19:22 / W. Randall Garr -- A tale of the prophet and the courtier : a responsive reading of the Nathan texts / Herbert Bardwell Huffmon -- A forgotten cultic reform? : 2 Kings 3:2b / Andr�e Lemaire -- Scribal error and the transmission of 2 Kings 18-20 and Isaiah 36-39 / Bradley Root -- Empirical taxonomy and the Hebrew Bible / A. Dean Forbes -- Place-names as superlatives in classical Hebrew / H.G.M. Williamson -- The real formal full personal name of the God of Israel / David Noel Freedman -- Leitwort style and literary structure in the J primeval narrative / Ronald Hendel -- How Moses gained and lost the reputation of being the Torah's author : higher criticism prior to Julius Wellhausen / Michael M. Homan -- How was the Bible written? : reflections on sources and authors in the book of Kings / Robert R. Wilson -- The "biblical" origins of Passover / Jeffrey C. Geoghegan -- "Plowing with a heifer" in Judges 14:18 : tracing a sexual euphemism / Shalom M. Paul -- Aramean skin care : a new perspective on Naaman's leprosy / Laura M. Zucconi -- Abraham and Damascus in some Greek and Latin texts of the Hellenistic period / John A. Emerton -- Rethinking sectarian Judaism : the centrality of the priesthood in the Second Temple period / Risa Levitt Kohn and Rebecca Moore -- In defense of forgery / Baruch Halpern -- Can archaeology serve as a tool in textual criticism of the Hebrew Bible? / William G. Dever -- "You shall make for yourself no molten gods" : some thoughts on archaeology and Edomite ethnic identity / Thomas E. Levy -- Female infanticide in Iron II Israel and Judah / Beth Alpert Nakhai -- Elements of popular piety in late medieval and early modern Jewish Psalms commentary / Alan Cooper -- The biblical icon / Stephen Cox -- Walter Rauschenbusch, the Social Gospel movement, and how Julius Wellhausen unwittingly helped create American progressivism in the twentieth century / Steven Cassedy -- "Starving" the patient : a Jewish perspective on Terry Schiavo and the feeding tube controversy / Randy Linda Sturman.

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