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Seconding Sinai : the development of Mosaic discourse in Second Temple Judaism

Author: Hindy Najman
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2003.
Series: Supplements to the Journal for the study of Judaism, v. 77.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work criticizes the terms "Pseudepigraphy" and "Rewritten Bible", which presuppose conceptions of textual fidelity foreign to ancient Judaism. It develops the concept of a discourse whose creativity and authority depend on repeated returns to the exemplary figure of a founder.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Najman, Hindy.
Seconding Sinai.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2003
(DLC) 2002038453
(OCoLC)51003787
Named Person: Moses, (Biblical leader); Moïse, (Chef biblique); Moses, (Biblical leader); Mose.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hindy Najman
ISBN: 1417597593 9781417597598 9004115420 9789004115422 9047400283 9789047400288
OCLC Number: 60582660
Language Note: Text in English; quotations in Hebrew.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 176 pages)
Contents: General Abbreviations; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter One: Mosaic Discourse; Chapter Two: Rewriting Rewritten: Jubilees and 11QTemple as Participants in Mosaic Discourse; Chapter Three: Copying Nature, Copying Moses; Chapter Four: Constructing Continuities and the Dangers of Anachronism; Bibliography; Index of Authors; Subject Index; Index of Primary Texts.
Series Title: Supplements to the Journal for the study of Judaism, v. 77.
Responsibility: by Hindy Najman.

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This book studies authority and authorship in ancient Judaism, focusing on Moses, as a central figure to whom authoritative scripture is ascribed in ancient Judaism. Non-anachronistic consideration  Read more...

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