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Pseudo-Philo: Rewriting the Bible

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This is a literary and theological study of the Biblical Antiquities of Pseudo-Philo--a long, well-written reinterpretation of the Hebrew Bible written by a Palestinian Jew of the first century C.E. Using the methodologies of redaction and literary criticism, Murphy provides an analysis of the whole of the Biblical Antiquities. After a chapter-by-chapter analysis, Murphy addresses several topics more generally--major characters, major themes, and the historical context of the work. Full concordances to the Latin text are provided to assist future research on Pseudo-Philo. This book will prove an important resource for students of Jewish interpretation of the Bible at the end of the Second Temple period. It also sheds light on Jewish thought of the period regarding covenant, leadership in Israel, women in Israel, relations with Gentiles, divine providence, divine retribution, eschatology, and many other subjects. Furnishing a broad interpretive context for future work on the Biblical Antiquities, this study gives students of the Bible access to an important literary and religious product of first-century Judaism.

Synopsis:

This is a systematic literary treatment of Pseudo-Philo DS, which is a reinterpretation of the Hebrew Bible by a Palestinian Jew of the 1st century AD, and an important source of information about Jews of that period. The volume includes a concordance of the original Latin text.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780195076226
Author:
Murphy, Frederick James
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Author:
null, Frederick J.
Author:
Murphy, Frederick J.
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Antiquities & Archaeology
Subject:
Historiography
Subject:
Bible - Criticism Interpretation - Old Testament
Subject:
Pseudo-Philo
Subject:
Biblical Criticism & Interpretation - Old Testament
Subject:
Theology | Biblical Studies | Old Testament/Hebrew Bible
Subject:
Religion and Theology | Biblical Studies | Old Testament/Hebrew Bible
Subject:
Religion & Theology | Biblical Studies | Old Testament/Hebrew Bible
Subject:
Christianity-Biblical Criticism
Edition Number:
revised
Publication Date:
19931131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, w illus., 9 maps, 2 figs.
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
9.30x6.38x1.06 in. 1.56 lbs.
Age Level:
02-05

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"Synopsis" by , This is a systematic literary treatment of Pseudo-Philo DS, which is a reinterpretation of the Hebrew Bible by a Palestinian Jew of the 1st century AD, and an important source of information about Jews of that period. The volume includes a concordance of the original Latin text.
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