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By Michael Fishbane

First released in hardback in August 1985, Professor Fishbane's booklet deals the 1st entire research of the phenomenon of textual research in historic Israel. It explores the wealthy culture of exegesis ahead of the advance of biblical interpretation in early classical Judaism and the earliest Christian groups, and examines 4 major different types of exegesis: scribal, felony, aggadic, and mantological. In learning this topic, it emerges that the Hebrew Bible isn't just the root record for the exegetical tradition of Judaism and Christianity, yet an exegetical paintings in its personal correct. Professor Fishbane, who has further new fabric in appendices to this paperback variation, has been offered 3 significant prizes for this paintings: the nationwide Jewish booklet Award 1986, the Biblical Archaeological Society 1986 book Award, and the Kenneth B. Smilen Literary Award.

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1Q ap Gen. xix. 14–xx. 34. See the text edition and commentary of J. Fitzmyer, The Genesis Apocryphon of Qumran Cave I2 (Biblica et Orientalia, 18a; Rome: Biblical Institute Press, 1971), 58–67, 110–44. 33 The work of A. v. ‘Littéraires (genres)’, and in the conference résumé written in ETL 30 (1954), 283. INTRODUCTION 13 uncharacteristic of many scholars who have sought to identify instances of anthologized reuses of older ‘scriptures’, or of citations or adaptations from older historical and prophetic sources, S.

80 M. Weinfeld, Deuteronomy and the Deuteronomic School (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1971), 161, n. 3, has proposed ‘transmitted’, comparing the Hebrew verb with Akk. šūtuqu (from etēqu ; see CAD, E, pp. 390–1), while the sense ‘transcribed’ occurs in LXX ἐξɛγράψαντο and rabbinic sources. Cf. L. Zunz, ‘ “verfassen und übersetzen” hebräisch ausgedrückt’, ZDMG 25 (1871), 447. 81 See H. Junker, “Die Enstehungszeit des Ps 78 und das Deuteronomium', Bib. 34 (1953), 346 n. 1. On the contemporary Near Eastern situation, note W.

Abātu ). Since the comparable Akk. noun ṣibittu is used to indicate a teaching (which is ‘held’) in nearly contemporary Sargonid inscriptions (see S. Paul, ‘Sargon's Administrative Diction in 2 Kng. 17:27’, JBL 88 (1969), 73–4), it is possible that tōpśê hattôrāh means ‘teachers of the Torah’. This terminological clarification does not, unfortunately, clarify the relationship of these teachers to the priests.

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