Biblical Interpretation at Qumran Paperback

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Biblical Interpretation at Qumran

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The Dead Sea Scrolls are an invaluable source of information about Jewish biblical interpretation in antiquity. This volume by preeminent scholars in the field examines central aspects of scriptural interpretation as it was practiced at Qumran and discusses their implications for understanding the biblical tradition. While many of the forms of biblical interpretation found in the Scrolls have parallels elsewhere in Jewish literature, other kinds are original to the Scrolls and were unknown prior to the discovery of the caves. These chapters explore examples of biblical interpretation unique to Qumran, including legal exegesis and the Pesher. Readers will also find discussion of such fascinating subjects as the "rewritten Bible," views on the creation of humanity, the "Pseudo-Ezekiel" texts, the pesharim, and the prophet David. Contributors: Moshe J. Bernstein Shani Berrin Monica Brady George J. Brooke John J. Collins Peter W. Flint Matthias Henze Shlomo A. Koyfman Michael Segal James C. VanderKam

Biblical Interpretation at Qumran by Matthias Henze was published by Eerdmans Publishing Company in April 2005 and is our 62010th best seller. The ISBN for Biblical Interpretation at Qumran is 9780802839374.

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Details for Biblical Interpretation at Qumran

Author / Artist
Book Formatpaperback
PublisherEerdmans Publishing Company (April 2005)
EditorMatthias Henze
Number of Pages228
Thickness13 mm
Height234 mm
Width162 mm
Product Code99510
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