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Do You Not Remember? Scripture, Sto : Scripture, Story and Exegesis in the Rewritten Bible of Pseudo-Philo - Fisk

Do You Not Remember? Scripture, Sto

Scripture, Story and Exegesis in the Rewritten Bible of Pseudo-Philo

By: Fisk

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Published: 1st June 2001
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Fisk builds on intertextual studies to show how and why the author has created these episodes in pursuit of his strategy of rewriting the canonical story. The Liber Antiquitatum Biblicarum, a 'rewritten Bible' that follows the broad contours of Genesis to Samuel, includes numerous secondary, or out-of-sequence, episodes, and frequently juxtaposes unrelated biblical characters. The subtlety and significance of these inner-biblical linkages has up to now not been fully appreciated. Building on recent studies in intertextuality, Fisk shows how Pseudo-Philo is often guided by intertextual links and themes present within the canonical precursor, that he is heavily indebted to post-biblical midrashic traditions, and that 'secondary scripture' is a strategic means by which Israel's traditions are reconfigured in this enigmatic text.

Prefacep. 7
Abbreviationsp. 11
Pseudo-Philo and Scripture: Recent Developments and a New Directionp. 13
Exegesis, Echoes and Intertextuality: Three Models for Reading Jewish Exegetical Literaturep. 54
Composition and Hermeneutics: An Eclectic Approach to the Narrative Exegesis of Pseudo-Philop. 109
Taming the Rebels: The Domesticating Role of Secondary Scripture in Liber Antiquitatum Biblicarum 12p. 136
Defending the Covenant: Secondary Scripture as Cultural Critique in Liber Antiquitatum Biblicarum 15-18p. 191
Restoring Children to their Fathers: Secondary Scripture and the Paradigmatic Function of Israel's Past in Liber Antiquitatum Biblicarum 19-23p. 264
Scripture Transforming Scripture in Liber Antiquitatum Biblicarum: Summary and Assessmentp. 314
Bibliographyp. 332
Index of Ancient Sourcesp. 350
Index of Modern Authorsp. 371
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ISBN: 9781841272078
ISBN-10: 1841272078
Series: Library of Second Temple Studies
Audience: BAC
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Published: 1st June 2001
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 15.88  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1