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Pursuing the text [electronic resource] : studies in honor of Ben Zion Wacholder on the occasion of his seventieth birthday / edited by John C. Reeves & John Kampen.

Contributor(s): Reeves, John C | Kampen, John | Wacholder, Ben Zion.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Journal for the study of the Old TestamentSupplement series: 184.Publisher: Sheffield : Sheffield Academic Press, c1994Description: 1 online resource (434 p.) : port.ISBN: 9780567181329 (electronic bk.); 0567181324 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc., Jewish | Bible. Old Testament -- Theology | Dead Sea scrolls -- Relation to the Old Testament | Rabbinical literature -- History and criticism | Judaism -- History -- Post-exilic period, 586 B.C.-210 A.D | Dead Sea scrolls -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Wacholder, Ben Zion | Bible. A.T. -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | Manuscrits de la mer Morte -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | Juda�isme -- Histoire -- 10-425 (P�eriode talmudique) | RELIGION -- Biblical Criticism & Interpretation -- Old Testament | Jodendom | Bible. A.T. -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | Juda�isme -- 10-425 (p�eriode talmudique) | Manuscrit de la Mer Morte | Altes Testament | Bibelwissenschaft | Judaism ScripturesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Pursuing the text.DDC classification: 221.6 Other classification: 11.20 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Creation, philosophy and spirituality: aspects of Jewish interpretation of Psalm 19 / Alan Cooper -- 'Break in the middle of a verse': some observations on a Massoretic feature / David B. Weisberg -- Putting them in their place: geography as an evaluative tool / James C. VanderKam -- The 'Damascus' sect and Judaism / Philip R. Davies -- The eschatological temple(s) of 11Qt / John Kampen -- Second thoughts on [dvk] and the Qumran synchronistic calendars / Michael O. Wise -- The deuteronomic character of 4Q252 / George J. Brooke -- 4Q471: a case of mistaken identity? / Martin G. Abegg, Jr. -- Kann man als Jude auch Grieche sein? Erw�agungen zur j�udisch-hellenistischen Pseudepigraphie / Nikolaus Walter -- Sirach research since 1965: progress and questions / Daniel J. Harrington -- Josephus's portrait of Ehud / Louis H. Feldman -- Josephus's use of Greek sources for biblical history / James E. Bowley -- Philo, Grammatik�e, and the narrative Aggada / Adam Kamesar -- The 'Antiochenes in Jerusalem', again / Getzel M. Cohen -- An Enochic citation in Barnabas 4.3 and the Oracles of Hystaspes / John C. Reeves -- Is 'proselyte baptism' mentioned in the Mishnah? The interpretation of M. Pesahim 8.8 (= M. Eduyot 5.2) / Shaye J.D. Cohen -- Did the Amoraim see Christianity as something new? / Robert Goldenberg -- What 'the rabbis' thought: a method and a result: one statement on prophecy in rabbinic Judaism / Jacob Neusner -- Ad verbum or ad sensum: the Christianization of a Latin translation formula in the fourth century / William Adler -- Dates in Sepher Yosippon / Steven Bowman -- Responsa and rhetoric: on law, literature and the rabbinic decision / Mark Washofsky -- Bibliography of works by Ben Zion Wacholder / Ida Cohen Selavan and Laurel S. Wolfson.
Summary: The themes of this volume encompass the lifelong interests of one of the most eminent and learned Jewish scholars of our time: Qumran, Hellenism, Rabbinics and chronography. The contributors, leading scholars in these fields, have produced what is a benchmark of modern scholarship of Judaism in the Graeco-Roman period.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [410]-412) and indexes.

Creation, philosophy and spirituality: aspects of Jewish interpretation of Psalm 19 / Alan Cooper -- 'Break in the middle of a verse': some observations on a Massoretic feature / David B. Weisberg -- Putting them in their place: geography as an evaluative tool / James C. VanderKam -- The 'Damascus' sect and Judaism / Philip R. Davies -- The eschatological temple(s) of 11Qt / John Kampen -- Second thoughts on [dvk] and the Qumran synchronistic calendars / Michael O. Wise -- The deuteronomic character of 4Q252 / George J. Brooke -- 4Q471: a case of mistaken identity? / Martin G. Abegg, Jr. -- Kann man als Jude auch Grieche sein? Erw�agungen zur j�udisch-hellenistischen Pseudepigraphie / Nikolaus Walter -- Sirach research since 1965: progress and questions / Daniel J. Harrington -- Josephus's portrait of Ehud / Louis H. Feldman -- Josephus's use of Greek sources for biblical history / James E. Bowley -- Philo, Grammatik�e, and the narrative Aggada / Adam Kamesar -- The 'Antiochenes in Jerusalem', again / Getzel M. Cohen -- An Enochic citation in Barnabas 4.3 and the Oracles of Hystaspes / John C. Reeves -- Is 'proselyte baptism' mentioned in the Mishnah? The interpretation of M. Pesahim 8.8 (= M. Eduyot 5.2) / Shaye J.D. Cohen -- Did the Amoraim see Christianity as something new? / Robert Goldenberg -- What 'the rabbis' thought: a method and a result: one statement on prophecy in rabbinic Judaism / Jacob Neusner -- Ad verbum or ad sensum: the Christianization of a Latin translation formula in the fourth century / William Adler -- Dates in Sepher Yosippon / Steven Bowman -- Responsa and rhetoric: on law, literature and the rabbinic decision / Mark Washofsky -- Bibliography of works by Ben Zion Wacholder / Ida Cohen Selavan and Laurel S. Wolfson.

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The themes of this volume encompass the lifelong interests of one of the most eminent and learned Jewish scholars of our time: Qumran, Hellenism, Rabbinics and chronography. The contributors, leading scholars in these fields, have produced what is a benchmark of modern scholarship of Judaism in the Graeco-Roman period.

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