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The stranger in ancient and mediaeval Jewish tradition [electronic resource] : papers read at the first meeting of the JBSCE, Piliscsaba, 2009 / edited by G�eza G. Xeravits and Jan Du�sek.

By: Society of Jewish and Biblical Studies in Central Europe. International Conference (1st : 2009 : Piliscsaba, Hungary).
Contributor(s): Xeravits, G�eza G.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Deuterocanonical and cognate literature studies: v. 4.Publisher: Berlin ; New York : De Gruyter, 2010Description: 1 online resource (viii, 251 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9783110222043 (electronic bk.); 3110222043 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Strangers in the Bible -- Congresses | Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- Congresses | Strangers in rabbinical literature -- Congresses | Rabbinical literature -- History and criticism -- Congresses | Dead Sea scrolls -- Congresses | Jewish philosophy -- Congresses | Philosophy, Medieval -- Congresses | RELIGION -- Judaism -- Theology | Altes Testament | Fremdbild | Judentum | Israel <Altertum> | Philiscsaba <2009> | Juden | Geschichte 70-1500Genre/Form: Kongress. | Philiscsaba (2009)Additional physical formats: Print version:: Stranger in ancient and mediaeval Jewish tradition.DDC classification: 296.3/677 Other classification: BC 6970 | BC 7920 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Wem und wozu geh�orte Atarot? / Mikl�os K�oszeghy -- "Stranger to one another" : the motif of strangeness in the Jephthah-Cycle / Dolores Kamrada -- Some reflections on the foreigner in the dedicatory prayer of Solomon / David Benka -- Identit�at wahren : Integration f�ordern : �Uberlegungen auf dem Boden des Alten Testaments / Bernhard Klinger -- Der Fremde bei Ben Sira : Die Spannungen zwischen der sp�atalttestamentlichen und hellenistischen Weltauffassung / Friedrich V. Reiterer -- "Stranger in a strange land" : Tobiah's journey / G�eza G. Xeravits -- Le rapport au monde �etranger �a l'�epoque hell�enistique et ses changements dans le livre de Judith et dans les inscriptions historiques des Psaumes / Zsolt Czigl�anyi -- Die Beziehung der Makkab�aer zu fremden Nationen : die B�undnisse mit Rom und Sparta -- "Ein Bethaus : f�ur alle V�olker?" Tempel, V�olker und das prophetische Heilsuniversalismus im ersten Makkab�aerbuch / Zolt�an Kust�ar -- Women as strangers in Ancient Judaism : the harlot in 4Q184 / Ida Fr�ohlich -- "Strange prophet behind the scenes" : Balaam's anonym prophecies as key texts of the messianic ideas and biblical interpretation of the Qumran community / J�ozsef Zsengell�er -- The use of rhetoric in the creation of a "rabbinic" identity in the discourse of rabbinic literature / Eszter K. F�uzessy -- Identification with woman? The Hannah figure in the Babylonian Talmud / Susanne Plietzsch -- Jews and Romans as friends and foes according to Sefer Josippon / Dagmar B�orner-Klein.
Summary: This volume presents selected papers read at the first meeting of the Society for Jewish and Biblical Studies in Central Europe, in Piliscsaba, Hungary, 1-2 February, 2009. The papers investigate various aspects of the concept "Stranger" in Jewish tradition, from the Hebrew Bible to Mediaeval Jewish thought. The bulk of the material focuses on the Early Jewish literature, which mirrors an intensive interaction with the Hellenistic system of thought, and the development of concurring Jewish interpretations of traditional values and of identity.
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"Selected papers delivered at the First International Conference of the Society of Jewish and Biblical Studies in Central Europe (JBSCE), held at P�azm�any P�eter Catholic University, Piliscsaba, Hungary, 1-2 February, 2009"--Pref.

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Wem und wozu geh�orte Atarot? / Mikl�os K�oszeghy -- "Stranger to one another" : the motif of strangeness in the Jephthah-Cycle / Dolores Kamrada -- Some reflections on the foreigner in the dedicatory prayer of Solomon / David Benka -- Identit�at wahren : Integration f�ordern : �Uberlegungen auf dem Boden des Alten Testaments / Bernhard Klinger -- Der Fremde bei Ben Sira : Die Spannungen zwischen der sp�atalttestamentlichen und hellenistischen Weltauffassung / Friedrich V. Reiterer -- "Stranger in a strange land" : Tobiah's journey / G�eza G. Xeravits -- Le rapport au monde �etranger �a l'�epoque hell�enistique et ses changements dans le livre de Judith et dans les inscriptions historiques des Psaumes / Zsolt Czigl�anyi -- Die Beziehung der Makkab�aer zu fremden Nationen : die B�undnisse mit Rom und Sparta -- "Ein Bethaus : f�ur alle V�olker?" Tempel, V�olker und das prophetische Heilsuniversalismus im ersten Makkab�aerbuch / Zolt�an Kust�ar -- Women as strangers in Ancient Judaism : the harlot in 4Q184 / Ida Fr�ohlich -- "Strange prophet behind the scenes" : Balaam's anonym prophecies as key texts of the messianic ideas and biblical interpretation of the Qumran community / J�ozsef Zsengell�er -- The use of rhetoric in the creation of a "rabbinic" identity in the discourse of rabbinic literature / Eszter K. F�uzessy -- Identification with woman? The Hannah figure in the Babylonian Talmud / Susanne Plietzsch -- Jews and Romans as friends and foes according to Sefer Josippon / Dagmar B�orner-Klein.

Papers in English, French and German.

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This volume presents selected papers read at the first meeting of the Society for Jewish and Biblical Studies in Central Europe, in Piliscsaba, Hungary, 1-2 February, 2009. The papers investigate various aspects of the concept "Stranger" in Jewish tradition, from the Hebrew Bible to Mediaeval Jewish thought. The bulk of the material focuses on the Early Jewish literature, which mirrors an intensive interaction with the Hellenistic system of thought, and the development of concurring Jewish interpretations of traditional values and of identity.

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