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Scribal culture and the making of the Hebrew Bible [electronic resource] / Karel van der Toorn.

By: Toorn, K. van der.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2009Edition: 1st Harvard University Press pbk. ed.Description: 1 online resource (x, 401 p.).ISBN: 9780674044586 (electronic bk.); 0674044584 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible. Old Testament -- History | RELIGION -- Biblical Criticism & Interpretation -- Old TestamentGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Scribal culture and the making of the Hebrew Bible.DDC classification: 221.6/6 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Books that are not books: writing in the world of the Bible -- Authorship in antiquity: practice and perception -- In search of the scribes, I: comparative evidence -- In search of the scribes, II: the biblical evidence -- Making books: scribal modes of text production -- The teaching of Moses: scribal culture in the mirror of Deuteronomy -- Manufacturing the prophets: the book of Jeremiah as scribal artifact -- Inventing revelation: the scribal construct of holy writ -- Constructing the canon: the closure of the Hebrew Bible.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 367-392) and index.

Books that are not books: writing in the world of the Bible -- Authorship in antiquity: practice and perception -- In search of the scribes, I: comparative evidence -- In search of the scribes, II: the biblical evidence -- Making books: scribal modes of text production -- The teaching of Moses: scribal culture in the mirror of Deuteronomy -- Manufacturing the prophets: the book of Jeremiah as scribal artifact -- Inventing revelation: the scribal construct of holy writ -- Constructing the canon: the closure of the Hebrew Bible.

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