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The Literary Imagination in Jewish Antiquity

ISBN : 9780190886080

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¥4,609
Author: 
Eva Mroczek
Pages
284 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
157 x 235 mm
Pub date
Apr 2018
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How did Jews understand sacred writing before the concepts of Bible and book emerged? The Literary Imagination in Jewish Antiquity challenges anachronistic categories to reveal new aspects of how ancient Jews imagined written revelation-a wildly varied collection stretching back to the dawn of time, with new discoveries always around the corner.

Index: 

Acknowledgements
Introduction: Beyond Bible and Book
1. The Mirage of the Bible: The Case of the Book of Psalms
2. The Sweetest Voice: the Poetics of Attribution
3. Like A Canal from a River: Scribal Products and Projects
4. Shapes of Scriptures: The Non-Biblical Library of Early Judaism
5. Outside the Number: Counting, Canons, and the Boundaries of Revelation
Conclusion
Bibliography
Index

About the author: 

Eva Mroczek is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at the University of California, Davis. She holds a PhD in the Study of Religion from the University of Toronto.

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