A Catalog of Biblical Passages in the Dead Sea Scrolls by David L. Washburn

By David L. Washburn

Fabric from the lifeless Sea Scrolls looks in lots of guides. whereas a lot of the corpus has now seemed within the Discoveries within the Judaean wilderness sequence, there are nonetheless fragments buried in imprecise journals and books that may be nearly very unlikely to discover. This publication identifies the entire passages within the Qumran files that comprise biblical textual content, either within the biblical and non-biblical scrolls. It offers particular bibliographic info, in canonical order, for finding each one passage within the released scrolls and compares every one to the traditional Hebrew and Greek models of the Hebrew Bible, noting either similarities and transformations. it really is designed to assist those that are looking to paintings with manuscripts and types to find the unique textual content of the Hebrew Bible. This paintings will attract scholars of Qumran, and either students and nonspecialists attracted to textual feedback of the Hebrew Bible. Paperback variation is out there from the Society of Biblical Literature (www.sbl-site.org).

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Daughter Zion: Her Portrait, Her Response by Mark J. Boda, Carol J. Dempsey, LeAnn Snow Flesher

By Mark J. Boda, Carol J. Dempsey, LeAnn Snow Flesher

This quantity showcases fresh exploration of the portrait of Daughter Zion as she appears to be like in biblical Hebrew poetry. utilizing Carleen Mandolfos Daughter Zion Talks again to the Prophets (Society of Biblical Literature, 2007) as some degree of departure, the members to this quantity discover clone of Daughter Zion in its many dimensions in quite a few texts within the Hebrew Bible. methods used variety from poetic, rhetorical, and linguistic to sociological and ideological. To carry the dialog complete circle, Carleen Mandolfo engages in a dialogic reaction along with her interlocutors.

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Understanding Participant-Reference Shifts in the Book of by Oliver Glanz

By Oliver Glanz

In prophetic and poetic literature of the outdated testomony references to textual individuals are inconsistent with reference to their gender, quantity and individual features. Oliver Glanz for the 1st time offers a scientific examine of the phenomenon of participant-reference shifts. The learn is particular to the booklet of Jeremiah and displays upon the methodological stipulations that are supposed to advisor the research of participant-reference shifts.
Focusing on machine assisted development attractiveness the study means that Jeremiah's participant-reference shifts shouldn't be understood from a diachronic standpoint. realizing the starting place and serve as of participant-reference shifts relatively from the point of view of syntax, textual content grammar and rhetorics proves to be extra in line with the textual facts. With this perception participant-reference shifts not need to distort textual coherence.

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Hemingway's Short Stories by James L. Roberts

By James L. Roberts

The unique CliffsNotes learn courses provide specialist observation on significant subject matters, plots, characters, literary units, and old heritage. the newest new release of titles during this sequence additionally function glossaries and visible components that supplement the vintage, standard format.

C liffsNotes on Hemingway's brief tales covers the easiest of Ernest Hemingway’s short-story output. the 1st author to outline a surprisingly American literature, Hemingway wrote himself into such a lot of his fiction. A man's guy, Hemingway writes of adventures in Africa and the realm Wars, in addition to grand searching and fishing expeditions. either severely winning and well known, ''Papa'' Hemingway paints an American panorama with phrases, developing masterpieces of fashion and voice for his readers.

With CliffsNotes on Hemingway's brief tales, you get summaries, statement, severe essays, personality reports, and examine assistance on the next 12 stories:

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  • The healthcare professional and the Doctor's spouse
  • the top of anything
  • The Three-Day Blow
  • The Killers
  • a fashion you are going to by no means Be
  • abroad
  • great Two-Hearted River — components I & II
  • the quick chuffed lifetime of Francis Macomber
  • Hills Like White Elephants
  • A fresh, Well-Lighted position
  • The Snows of Kilimanjaro

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Moses by Gerhard Von Rad

By Gerhard Von Rad

During this new version of Gerhard von Rad's vintage paintings at the Moses traditions, the reader is supplied with a extra polished textual content, cross-references to von Rad's different works, an up-to-date bibliography, Scripture index, and a brand new foreword by way of Walter Brueggemann. A German Lutheran pastor, college professor and a prolific outdated testomony student, Gerhard von Rad sought a revival of previous testomony appreciation from a readership disheartened by way of international wars. Hanson brings this significant paintings to the current iteration within the hopes of frightening an identical response.

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A Critical Engagement: Essays on the Hebrew Bible in Honour by David J. A. Clines, Ellen Van Wolde

By David J. A. Clines, Ellen Van Wolde

This quantity honours the designated contribution to Hebrew Bible stories over 4 many years by way of Cheryl Exum, Professor Emerita of religious study within the collage of Sheffield. Her particular pursuits have lain, first, within the smooth literary feedback of the Hebrew Bible, the place her key paintings used to be Tragedy and Biblical Narrative: Arrows of the Almighty. Asecond sector has been feminist feedback of the Hebrew Bible; right here her remarkable contributions have been Fragmented girls: Feminist (Sub)versions of Biblical Narratives and Plotted, Shot, and Painted: Cultural Representations of Biblical girls. a more moderen, and now nearly favorite, topic is the Bible and cultural reports, specially the Bible and paintings. Key works right here were a chain of edited volumes, resembling past the Biblical Horizon: The Bible and the humanities, and The Bible in movie / The Bible and movie. Her fourth sector of constant curiosity has been the track of Songs, with many articles culminating in her perceptive remark within the previous testomony Library sequence. during this wealthy quantity, 25 of her acquaintances and co-workers provide her papers on some of these issues. a number of are on or round the tune of Songs (Graeme Auld, Fiona Black, David Clines, Sara Japhet, Martti Nissinen, Yair Zakovitch), and themes of feminist curiosity (Yairah Amit, Athalya Brenner, Claudia Camp, Hugh Pyper, Jack Sasson). Cultural reports are represented through Alice Bach, Hans Barstad, Andrew Davies, David Gunn, Martin O'Kane, John Sawyer and Ellen van Wolde, and literary feedback via Michael Fox, Edwin strong, Norman Gottwald, Edward Greenstein, Francis Landy, Burke lengthy and Hugh Williamson.

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Understanding Josephus: Seven Perspectives by Steve Mason

By Steve Mason

Josephus's thirty volumes (more consulted than learn) are thought of the last word reference paintings for Judaism within the Graeco-Roman interval. Even the extra sceptical, who would want to learn among the traces, needs to usually lodge to arbitrary options since it isn't obvious the place the 'lines' are. This quantity of essays via seven renowned scholars-John Barclay, in line with Bilde, Steve Mason, Tessa Rajak, Joseph Sievers, Paul Spilsbury and Gregory E. Sterling-is one other step within the attempt to alter the way in which we glance at this such a lot famous/notorious historic Jewish historian. It introduces him as a rational being, a first-century writer, and a philosopher, together with his personal literary and social contexts-on the basis that he's worthy attempting to comprehend. 3 essays take care of his Jewish Antiquities, with opposed to Apion, and with the bigger subject matters of afterlife and apocalyptic in his writings. An up to date evaluation of Josephus and his sleek scholarly interpreters, for professional and non-expert alike.>

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Genesis: Procreation and the Politics of Identity (Old by Mark G. Brett

By Mark G. Brett

Combining insights from social and literary thought in addition to conventional old experiences, Mark Brett argues that the 1st ebook of the Bible should be learn as resistance literature.Placing the theological textual content firmly inside its socio-political context, he indicates that the editors of Genesis have been at once engaged with modern concerns, specifically the character of an actual neighborhood, and that the publication was once designed to undermine the ethnocentism of the imperial governors of the Persian interval (fifth century BCE).

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