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Function Of Scripture In Early Jewi : Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement (Hardcover) - ;Sanders, Evans

Function Of Scripture In Early Jewi

Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement (Hardcover)

Hardcover Published: 1st February 1998
ISBN: 9781850758303
Number Of Pages: 352

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The studies that make up this book explore in what ways Israel's sacred tradition developed into canonical scripture and in what ways this sacred tradition was interpreted in early Judaism and Christianity. This collection will stimulate continuing investigation into the growth and interpretation of scripture in the context of the Jewish and Christian communities of faith, and will serve well as a reader for graduate courses with its focus on early exegesis and intertextuality.

Prefacep. 7
Abbreviationsp. 9
List of Contributorsp. 13
Introductionp. 15
Formation of Sacred Tradition in the First Temple Period
Incredulity, Faith, and Textual Purposes: Post-biblical Responses to the Laughter of Abraham and Sarahp. 22
Lot in Sodom: The Post-Mortem of a City and the Afterlife of a Biblical Textp. 34
Abraham and Sarah: Literary Text and the Rhetorics of Reflectionp. 45
The Singular Prophet and Ideals of Torah: Miriam, Aaron, and Moses in Early Rabbinic Textsp. 78
Isaianic Midrash and the Exodusp. 89
Biblical Interpretation in the Second Temple Period
Nehemiah 9 and the Scripturalization of Prayer in the Second Temple Periodp. 112
The Decalogue in Early Judaism and Christianityp. 124
A Retelling of the Song at the Sea in Wisdom 10.20-21p. 142
The Family as Scriptural and Social Construct in Tobitp. 166
A More Complete Semitic Background for [actual symbol not reproducible] 'Son of Man'p. 176
The Vilification of Jehoiakim (a.k.a. Eliakim and Joiakim) in Early Judaismp. 190
Interpretation in the Rabbinic and Patristic Period
Sanctification of the (Divine) Name: Targum Neofiti's 'Translation' of Genesis 38.25-26p. 206
Hannah's Later Songs: A Study in Comparative Methods of Interpretationp. 241
What Does Ruth Have to Do with Rahab? Midrash Ruth Rabbah and the Matthean Genealogy of Jesusp. 262
[actual symbol not reproducible]: The Influence of Palestinian Jewish Exegesis on the Interpretation of Exodus 12.5 in Origen's Peri Paschap. 285
Paul and the Persian Sage: Some Observations on Aphrahat's Use of the Pauline Corpusp. 312
Index of Referencesp. 332
Index of Authorsp. 346
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ISBN: 9781850758303
ISBN-10: 1850758301
Series: Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement (Hardcover)
Audience: BAC
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 1st February 1998
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.0 x 16.0  x 2.49
Weight (kg): 0.67
Edition Number: 1

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