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Author Najman, H
Title idea of biblical interpretation : Essays in honor of James L. Kugel
Imprint Leiden : BRILL, 2003
©2004
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Descript 1 online resource (626 pages)
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Note Intro -- Contents -- List of Contributors -- List of Publications -- Preface -- PART ONE: THE BIBLE AS IT WAS -- The Conversion of Abraham to Judaism, Christianity, and Islam -- The Alleged "Hidden Light" -- Golden Calf Stories: The Relationship of Exodus 32 and Deuteronomy 9-10 -- Plumbing the Depths: Genre Ambiguity and Theological Creativity in the Interpretation of Psalm 130 -- [Hebrew omitted] and the Evaluation of Qohelet's Wisdom in Qoh 12:13 or "The 'A is so, and What's More, B' Theology of Ecclesiastes" -- The Symbolic Significance of Writing in Ancient Judaism -- PART TWO: TRADITIONS OF THE BIBLE IN SECOND TEMPLE JUDAISM -- Seven Mysteries of Knowledge: Qumran E/Sotericism Recovered -- The Contribution of the Qumran Discoveries to the History of Early Biblical Interpretation -- Myth, History, and Mystery in the Copper Scroll -- The Concept of Covenant in the Qumran Scrolls and Rabbinic Literature -- Open and Closed Eyes in the Animal Apocalypse (1 Enoch 85-90) -- Before the Fall: The Earliest Interpretations of Adam and Eve -- The Democratization of Kingship in Wisdom of Solomon -- PART THREE: THE INTERPRETIVE LIFE OF BIBLICAL TEXTS FROM EARLY JUDAISM TO THE PRESENT -- Two Powers in Heaven -- or, The Making of a Heresy -- Iterated Quotation Formulae in Talmudic Narrative and Exegesis -- Moses and the Commandments: Can Hermeneutics, History, and Rhetoric Be Disentangled? -- The Alphabet of Ben Sira and the Early History of Parody in Jewish Literature -- Does Rashi's Torah Commentary Respond to Christianity? A Comparison of Rashi with Rashbam and Bekhor Shor -- Rashi and Ibn Ezra on the Hitpael: Peshat in the Medieval Disputes of Hebrew Grammar -- Paradise Lost and Traditional Exegesis -- A Nazi New Testament Professor Reads His Bible: The Strange Case of Gerhard Kittel
The Hermeneutical Significance of Emmanuel Levinas's Talmudic Readings -- Index of Sources -- Hebrew Bible -- Ancient Near Eastern Literature -- Second Temple Literature -- Targum -- Philo of Alexandria -- Flavius Josephus -- New Testament -- Greek and Latin Authors -- Early and Medieval Christian Literature -- Ancient and Medieval Rabbinic Literature -- Islamic Literature -- Renaissance Literature -- Modern Literature -- Index of Authors -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z
Biblical and literary scholars explore themes central to the work of Kugel (classical and modern Jewish and Hebrew literature, Harvard U. and Bible, Bar Ilan U., Israel), who enlarged the field of biblical studies from a narrow focus on the origins and prehistory of the biblical texts to encompass the emergence of Scripture and its role in shaping
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Najman, H. idea of biblical interpretation : Essays in honor of James L. Kugel Leiden : BRILL,c2003 9789004136304
Subject Bible. -- O.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.;Dead Sea scrolls.;Bible. -- O.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc., Jewish.;Rabbinical literature -- History and criticism
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Alt Author Newman, J.H
Newman, Judith H
Monahan, J. H
Witkam, Jan Just
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