A companion to biblical interpretation in early Judaism / edited by Matthias Henze.

Contributor(s): Henze, MatthiasPublication details: Grand Rapids, Mich. : William B. Eerdmans, 2012Description: xv, 568 p. ; 24 cmISBN: 9780802803887 (pbk.); 0802803881 (pbk.)Subject(s): Bible. O.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc., Jewish -- History -- To 1500DDC classification: 221.6 LOC classification: BS1186 | .C66 2012
Contents:
The beginnings of biblical interpretation / James L. Kugel -- Inner-biblical interpretation / Yair Zakovitch -- Translators as interpreters: scriptural interpretation in the Septuagint / Martin Rösel -- The interpretation of the Hebrew Bible in the targums / Edward M. Cook -- Biblical interpretation in the book of Jubilees: the case of the early Abram (Jub. 11:4-12:15) / Jacques van Ruiten -- The Genesis apocryphon: compositional and interpretive perspectives / Moshe J. Bernstein -- Biblical interpretation in Pseudo-Philo's Liber antiquarian biblicarum / Howard Jacobson -- The use of scripture in the Community rule / Shani Tzoref -- Prophetic interpretation in the Pesharim / George J. Brooke -- Biblical Interpretation in the Hodayot / Sarah J. Tanzer -- The use of scripture in the book of Daniel / Matthias Henze -- How to make sense of pseudonymous attribution: the cases of 4 Ezra and 2 Baruch / Hindy Najman (with Itamar Manoff and Eva Mroczek) -- The Testaments of the twelve patriarchs: a not-so-ambiguous witness to early Jewish interpretive practices / Robert Kugler -- Biblical interpretation in the book of Bin Sira / Benjamin G. Wright III -- Pseudo-Solomon and his scripture: biblical interpretation in the wisdom of Solomon / Peter Enns -- The interpreter of Moses: Philo of Alexandria and the biblical text / Gregory E. Sterling -- Josephus's biblical interpretation / Zuleika Rodgers -- Biblical exegesis and interpretation from Qumran to the rabbis / Aharon Shemesh.
Summary: Presents eighteen commissioned articles on biblical exegesis in early Judaism, covering the period after the Hebrew Bible was written and before the beginning of rabbinic Judaism. --from publisher description
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 492-527) and indexes.

The beginnings of biblical interpretation / James L. Kugel -- Inner-biblical interpretation / Yair Zakovitch -- Translators as interpreters: scriptural interpretation in the Septuagint / Martin Rösel -- The interpretation of the Hebrew Bible in the targums / Edward M. Cook -- Biblical interpretation in the book of Jubilees: the case of the early Abram (Jub. 11:4-12:15) / Jacques van Ruiten -- The Genesis apocryphon: compositional and interpretive perspectives / Moshe J. Bernstein -- Biblical interpretation in Pseudo-Philo's Liber antiquarian biblicarum / Howard Jacobson -- The use of scripture in the Community rule / Shani Tzoref -- Prophetic interpretation in the Pesharim / George J. Brooke -- Biblical Interpretation in the Hodayot / Sarah J. Tanzer -- The use of scripture in the book of Daniel / Matthias Henze -- How to make sense of pseudonymous attribution: the cases of 4 Ezra and 2 Baruch / Hindy Najman (with Itamar Manoff and Eva Mroczek) -- The Testaments of the twelve patriarchs: a not-so-ambiguous witness to early Jewish interpretive practices / Robert Kugler -- Biblical interpretation in the book of Bin Sira / Benjamin G. Wright III -- Pseudo-Solomon and his scripture: biblical interpretation in the wisdom of Solomon / Peter Enns -- The interpreter of Moses: Philo of Alexandria and the biblical text / Gregory E. Sterling -- Josephus's biblical interpretation / Zuleika Rodgers -- Biblical exegesis and interpretation from Qumran to the rabbis / Aharon Shemesh.

Presents eighteen commissioned articles on biblical exegesis in early Judaism, covering the period after the Hebrew Bible was written and before the beginning of rabbinic Judaism. --from publisher description