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The Idea of Biblical Interpretation: Essays in Honor of James L. Kugel

edited by Hindy Najman and Judith H. Newman
Format
Book
Published
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2004.
Language
English
Series
Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism
ISBN
9004136304 (cloth : alk. paper)
Contents
  • pt. 1. Bible as it was. Conversion of Abraham to Judaism, Christianity, and Islam / Jon D. Levenson
  • Alleged "hidden light" / Jacob Milgrom
  • Golden calf stories: the relationship of Exodus 32 and Deuteronomy 9-10 / Christine E. Hayes
  • Plumbing the depths: genre ambiguity and theological creativity in the interpretation of Psalm 130 / Harry P. Nasuti
  • [Kol ha-adam] and the evaluation of Qohelet's Wisdom in Qoh 12:13, or, "The 'A is so, and what's more, B': theology of Ecclesiastes" / Peter Enns
  • Symbolic significance of writing in ancient Judaism / Hindy Najman
  • pt. 2. Traditions of the Bible in Second Temple Judaism. Seven mysteries of knowledge: Qumran E/sotericism recovered / Elliot R. Wolfson
  • Contribution of the Qumran discoveries to the history of early biblical interpretation / Moshe J. Bernstein
  • Myth, history, and mystery in the Copper scroll / Steven P. Weitzman
  • Concept of covenant in the Qumran scrolls and rabbinic literature / Lawrence H. Schiffman
  • Open and closed eyes in the Animal apocalypse (1 Enoch 85-90) / James C. VanderKam
  • Before the fall: the earliest interpretations of Adam and Eve / John J. Collins
  • Democratization of kingship in Wisdom of Solomon / Judith H. Newman
  • pt. 3. Interpretive life of biblical texts from early Judaism to the present. Two powers in heaven; or, The making of a heresy / Daniel Boyarin
  • Iterated quotation formulae in Talmudic narrative and exegesis / Bernard Septimus
  • Moses and the commandments: can hermeneutics, history, and rhetoric be disentangled? / Steven D. Fraade
  • Alphabet of Ben Sira and the early history of parody in Jewish literature / David Stern
  • Does Rashi's Torah commentary respond to Christianity? A comparison of Rashi with Rashbam and Bekhor Shor / Shaye J.D. Cohen
  • Rashi and Ibn Ezra on the Hitpael: Peshat in the medieval disputes of Hebrew grammar / Isaiah Teshima
  • Paradise lost and traditional exegesis / Lawrence F. Rhu
  • A Nazi New Testament professor reads his Bible: the strange case of Gerhard Kittel / Wayne A. Meeks
  • Hermeneutical significance of Emmanuel Levinas's Talmudic readings / Gerald L. Bruns.
Description
xx, 604 p. : 1 port. ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Statement
Supplements to the Journal for the study of Judaism, 0169-9717 ; v. 83
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