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Scribal practice, text and canon in the Dead Sea scrolls : essays in memory of Peter W. Flint / edited by John J. Collins, Ananda Geyser-Fouché.

Publication:
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2019]
Format/Description:
Book
xvii, 392 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series:
Studies on the texts of the desert of Judah ; v. 130.
Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 0169-9962 ; volume 130
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Subjects:
Dead Sea scrolls -- Criticism, Textual.
Dead Sea scrolls -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Dead Sea scrolls.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Summary:
"This volume contains 17 essays on the subjects of text, canon, and scribal practice. The volume is introduced by an overview of the Qumran evidence for text and canon of the Bible. Most of the text critical studies deal with texts from the Dead Sea Scrolls, including sectarian as well as canonical texts. Two essays shed light on the formation of authoritative literature. Scribal practice is illustrated in various ways, again mostly from the Dead Sea Scrolls. One essay deals with diachronic change in Qumran Hebrew. Rounding out the volume are two thematic studies, a wide-ranging study of the "ambiguous oracle" of Josephus, which he identifies as Balaam's oracle, and a review of the use of female metaphors for Wisdom"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Introduction : Peter Flint in memoriam / Ananda Geyser-Fouché, John J. Collins
Part 1: Text and canon. Qumran evidence for the text and canon of the Bible / Eugene Ulrich
Part 2. Text-critical studies. Hebrew Bible textual criticism and the Dead Sea scrolls : what not to expect of the Pesher Habakkuk (1QpHab) / Gert T.M. Prinsloo
4QLXXNum and a text-critical examination of a debated Hebrew term in Numbers 4 / Gideon R. Kotzé
The Ezekiel manuscripts from the Dead Sea, the ancient versions, and the textual history of Ezekiel / Herrie van Rooy
On "true" editions: pluriformity and authority between Psalms and Serekh / James Nati
A textual analysis of Pseudo-Ezekiel (4Q385 and 4Q386) : rewritten or merely copies of each other / Jana Coetzee
Nebuchadnezzar found and forgotten : a new fragment of 4Q385a (4QApocryphon of Jeremiah Cª) 18 i / Eibert Tigchelaar
Part 3. Canon and authority. Uses of earlier literature in some Second Temple texts / James C. VanderKam
An examination of the Songs of Ascents and Psalm 119 in 11QPsª / Nancy L. deClaissé-Walford
Part 4. Scribal practice. Qumran scribal practice: won moor thyme / Martin Abegg
The grain of the Kittim in the Habakkuk Pesher: a new reading of [Hebrew text] (1QpHab 6:5) / Timothy H. Lim
The vistas of variant readings : towards an understanding of scribal transmission as reception in the Qumran fragments of Aramaic Daniel / Andrew B. Perrin
Exegesis of the Bible enriched by the Dead Sea scrolls / Emanuel Tov
The excerpted manuscripts from Qumran, with special attention to 4QReworked Pentateuch D and 4QReworked Pentateuch E / Sidnie White Crawford
Part 5. Language. Trajectories of diachronic change in Qumran Hebrew : evidence from the negative existential in post-predicate position / Jacobus A. Naudé, Cynthia L. Miller-Naudé, and Daniel J. Wilson
Part 6. Thematic studies. The star of Balaam and the prophecy of Josephus concerning Vespasian / Craig A. Evans
Lady metaphors in Judaic wisdom literature / Ananda Geyser-Fouché.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contributor:
Flint, Peter W., honouree.
Collins, John J. (John James), 1938- editor.
Geyser-Fouché, Ananda, editor.
Other format:
Online version: Scribal practice, text and canon in the Dead Sea scrolls
ISBN:
9789004410725
9004410724
9789004410732
OCLC:
1109880474