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The Resource Heavenly tablets : interpretation, identity and tradition in ancient Judaism, edited by Lynn LiDonnici, Andrea Lieber

Heavenly tablets : interpretation, identity and tradition in ancient Judaism, edited by Lynn LiDonnici, Andrea Lieber

Label
Heavenly tablets : interpretation, identity and tradition in ancient Judaism
Title
Heavenly tablets
Title remainder
interpretation, identity and tradition in ancient Judaism
Statement of responsibility
edited by Lynn LiDonnici, Andrea Lieber
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines Jewish ritual praxis in late antiquity, highlighting the ways in which text and ritual intersect in the process of interpretation. This book explores the rewriting of biblical stories in Hellenistic and later Jewish sources, and the ways that authors work through the tradition to reflect their realities and their hopes for the future
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
296.09014
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
BM176
LC item number
.H37 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • LiDonnici, Lynn R
  • Lieber, Andrea
Series statement
Supplements to the Journal for the study of Judaism
Series volume
v. 119
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Judaism
  • Halpern-Amaru, Betsy
  • Halpern-Amaru, Betsy
  • RELIGION
  • Hermeneutics
  • Judaism
  • Frühjudentum
  • Religiöse Identität
  • Religiöse Literatur
  • Interpretation
  • Identität
  • Judentum
  • Jodendom
  • Bijbel
  • Judentum
  • Hellenismus
  • Hellenistisch-jüdische Literatur
  • Diaspora
  • Ritus
Label
Heavenly tablets : interpretation, identity and tradition in ancient Judaism, edited by Lynn LiDonnici, Andrea Lieber
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-305) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Amulets and angels: visionary experience in the Testament of Job and the Hekhalot literature
  • Rebecca Lesses
  • Is the Prayer of Manasseh a Jewish work?
  • James R. Davila
  • "According to the Jews:" identified (and identifying) 'Jewish' elements in the Greek magical papyri
  • Lynn LiDonnici
  • pt. 2.
  • Mapping diaspora identities.
  • Imago mundi of the Genesis Apocryphon
  • Esther Eshel
  • Introduction
  • Jubilees in the Hellenistic context
  • Cana Werman
  • "Gather the dispersed of Judah:" seeking a return to the land as a factor in Jewish identity of late antiquity
  • Esther G. Chazon
  • Sectarian consciousness in the Dead Sea scrolls
  • John J. Collins
  • Between motherland and fatherland: diaspora, pilgrimage and the spiritualization of sacrifice in Philo of Alexandria
  • Andrea Lieber
  • pt. 3.
  • Rewriting tradition.
  • Lynn LiDonnici and Andrea Lieber
  • Case of the blasphemer (Lev. 24:10-16) according to Philo and Josephus
  • Louis H. Feldman
  • Chaste betrayals: women and men in the apocryphal novels
  • Adele Reinhartz
  • Damascus document's "Three nets of Belial:" a reference to the Aramaic Levi document?
  • Hanan Eshel
  • Why did Antiochus have to fall (II Maccabees 9:7)?
  • Daniel R. Schwartz
  • End of the matter? Jubilees 50:6-13 and the unity of the book
  • James C. VanderKam
  • pt. 1.
  • Interpreting ritual texts.
  • Three Jewish ritual practices in Aristeas [sections] 158-160
  • Benjamin G. Wright III
  • Prayers in Jubilees
  • John C. Endres
Control code
646789741
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 333 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281921574
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1163/ej.9789004158566.i-339
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)646789741
Label
Heavenly tablets : interpretation, identity and tradition in ancient Judaism, edited by Lynn LiDonnici, Andrea Lieber
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-305) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Amulets and angels: visionary experience in the Testament of Job and the Hekhalot literature
  • Rebecca Lesses
  • Is the Prayer of Manasseh a Jewish work?
  • James R. Davila
  • "According to the Jews:" identified (and identifying) 'Jewish' elements in the Greek magical papyri
  • Lynn LiDonnici
  • pt. 2.
  • Mapping diaspora identities.
  • Imago mundi of the Genesis Apocryphon
  • Esther Eshel
  • Introduction
  • Jubilees in the Hellenistic context
  • Cana Werman
  • "Gather the dispersed of Judah:" seeking a return to the land as a factor in Jewish identity of late antiquity
  • Esther G. Chazon
  • Sectarian consciousness in the Dead Sea scrolls
  • John J. Collins
  • Between motherland and fatherland: diaspora, pilgrimage and the spiritualization of sacrifice in Philo of Alexandria
  • Andrea Lieber
  • pt. 3.
  • Rewriting tradition.
  • Lynn LiDonnici and Andrea Lieber
  • Case of the blasphemer (Lev. 24:10-16) according to Philo and Josephus
  • Louis H. Feldman
  • Chaste betrayals: women and men in the apocryphal novels
  • Adele Reinhartz
  • Damascus document's "Three nets of Belial:" a reference to the Aramaic Levi document?
  • Hanan Eshel
  • Why did Antiochus have to fall (II Maccabees 9:7)?
  • Daniel R. Schwartz
  • End of the matter? Jubilees 50:6-13 and the unity of the book
  • James C. VanderKam
  • pt. 1.
  • Interpreting ritual texts.
  • Three Jewish ritual practices in Aristeas [sections] 158-160
  • Benjamin G. Wright III
  • Prayers in Jubilees
  • John C. Endres
Control code
646789741
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 333 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281921574
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1163/ej.9789004158566.i-339
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)646789741

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