The Samaritan Pentateuch : an introduction to its origin, history, and significance for biblical studies / by Robert T. Anderson and Terry Giles.

By: Anderson, Robert T, 1928- [author.]Contributor(s): Giles, Terry [author.]Series: Resources for biblical study ; number 72.Publisher: Atlanta : Society of Biblical Literature, [2012]Copyright date: 2012Description: ix, 225 p. : ill. ; 23 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1589836995; 9781589836990Subject(s): Bible. O.T. Pentateuch -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Samaritan literature -- History and criticismSummary: "The Samaritan Pentateuch (SP) is the sacred scripture of the Samaritans, a tenacious religious community made famous by Jesus' Good Samaritan story that persists to this day. Not so widely known is the impact of the SP outside the Samaritan community. Recently there has been a resurgence of interest in this scripture, as evidenced by several translations of the SP as well as reference in Qumran scroll studies to the SP or an SP-like tradition in an effort to describe some of the textual evidence present in the scrolls. This volume presents a general introduction to and overview of the SP, suitable for a course text and as a reference tool for the professional scholar"--Back cover.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-211) and indexes.

"The Samaritan Pentateuch (SP) is the sacred scripture of the Samaritans, a tenacious religious community made famous by Jesus' Good Samaritan story that persists to this day. Not so widely known is the impact of the SP outside the Samaritan community. Recently there has been a resurgence of interest in this scripture, as evidenced by several translations of the SP as well as reference in Qumran scroll studies to the SP or an SP-like tradition in an effort to describe some of the textual evidence present in the scrolls. This volume presents a general introduction to and overview of the SP, suitable for a course text and as a reference tool for the professional scholar"--Back cover.