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Early Jewish Prayers in Greek.

Author: Pieter W Van der Horst; Judith H Newman
Publisher: Berlin : Walter de Gruyter, 2008.
Series: Commentaries on early Jewish literature.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During the past few decades a great amount of scholarly work has been done on the various prayer cultures of antiquity, both Graeco-Roman and Jewish and Christian. In Jewish studies this burgeoning research on ancient prayer has been stimulated particularly by the many new prayer texts found at Qumran, which have shed new light on several long-standing problems. The present volume intends to make a new contribution  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Prayers and devotions
Texts
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Pieter W Van der Horst; Judith H Newman
ISBN: 9783110211122 3110211122
OCLC Number: 476275718
Description: 1 online resource (316 pages).
Contents: Frontmatter; Table of contents; Preface; Abbreviations; I. The Hellenistic Synagogal Prayers in the Apostolic Constitutions; II. A Communal Prayer (Pap. Egerton 5); III. A Prayer for Protection against Unclean Spirits (Pap. Fouad 203); IV. A Prayer for Vengeance from Rheneia; V. The Prayer of Manasseh; VI. The Prayer of Azariah; VII. The Prayer of Jacob; VIII. Appendix: The Prayer of Joseph; Backmatter.
Series Title: Commentaries on early Jewish literature.
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In this book a series of 12 Jewish prayers, composed by Greek speaking communities, have been collected, translated, and provided with a historical and philological commentary.  Read more...

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"This is a most welcome addition to a series which has already proved its worth, and augurs well for its future."C. T. R. Hayward in: Book List - Society for Old Testament Study 2009 "This is a most Read more...

 
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