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Comparison of the worldviews and worlds of Proverbs and Qoheleth, with theological implications in mind. Examining the aims and methods of their quests, their epistemologies, theologies, cosmologies, anthropological and social views, the study looks for the causes of their differences.
Ka Leung Wong
After a brief review of recent literature on retribution in the Old Testament, the book seeks to demonstrate that underlying Ezekiel are three principles of retribution: covenant, the disposal of impurity, and poetic justice.
John L. McLaughlin
Analysis of all extra-biblical marzēaḥ references identifies the consistent features present throughout the 3000-year history of this Semitic drinking feast. These features provide criteria for evaluating possible allusions to the marzēaḥ in Amos, Hosea, Isaiah and Ezekiel.
Jan A. Wagenaar
This detailed study of Micah 2-5 presents a status questionis of much of the previous research on the composition and redaction of the Book of Micah and offers a new depiction of the redaction history of the book.
Edited by John J. Collins and Peter W. Flint
This is the second volume to appear (following Writing and Reading the Scroll of Isaiah. Studies of an Interpretative Tradition) in the collection The Formation and Interpretation of Old Testament Literature, part of the series Supplements to Vetus Testamentum. Further volumes in preparation on ...
Edited by James M. Scott
These seminal essays, written by an international group of eminent scholars, introduce the reader to the subject of restoration in a roughly chronological approach, beginning with the formative period (the Old Testament), followed by the Greco-Roman period, formative Judaism, and early Christianity.
Edited by Johannes C. de Moor
Who were the prophets of Israel? Historically spoken the prophets have become elusive personalities. In this volume they are rediscovered as literary characters drawn by the gifted artists and theologians who shaped the prophetic books of the Old Testament.
Eibert J.C. Tigchelaar
This book suggests a reconstruction of the fragmentary Qumran sapiential text 4QInstruction. In addition it discusses a few cosmological, eschatological and sacerdotal fragments, as well as the relation of the composition to the Community Rule and the Thanksgiving Psalms (Hodayot).
The book offers a restoration of 4QSama, the Samuel scroll from Qumran, and justification, line by line, word by word, for the choice of the text to be used to fill the space indicated by the fragments. Reference is made to ancient Greek versions of the Bible and 4QSamc.
Crispin H.T. Fletcher-Louis
Through a detailed examination of key Dead Sea Scroll texts this is a fresh study of the role of temple worship and cosmology in the formation of the ancient Jewish belief in true humanity’s transcendence of mortality, likeness to the angels and divinity.
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