Studies in Bible II (Scripta...

The seventeen articles in this collection, present a true sense of the "Jerusalem School" of Biblical scholarship with its commitment to united the unique heritage of Jewish learning with the methodology and accomplishments of modern biblical research.



Studies in Bible II (Scripta Hierosolymitana, XXXI)


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Front Matter Title Page Copyright Page Table of Contents EDITOR'S FOREWORDContent MORE REFLECTIONS ON BIBLICAL CRIMINAL LAW: Moshe GreenbergMIDRASHIC AND LITERAL EXEGESISAND THE CRITICAL METHOD IN BIBLICAL RESEARCH: Menahem HaranVIIITHE TERM ????? ???? (EZEK 40:44) AND ITS PLACEIN THE CULTIC TERMINOLOGY OF THE TEMPLE: Avi HurvitzTHE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE LEGAL CORPORAIN THE PENTATEUCH IN LIGHT OF MANUMISSION LAWS: Sara JaphetVIIIRASHBAM'S CONCEPTION OF THE CREATIONIN LIGHT OF THE INTELLECTUAL CURRENTS OF HIS TIME: Sarah KaminON THE MEANING AND SYNTACTICAL STATUS OF . ??? IN BIBLICAL HEBREW: Simcha Kogut1. INTRODUCTION2. VARIOUS VIEWS3. ??? IN MODERN HEBREW 4. ??? IN BIBLICAL HEBREW 6. CONCLUSIONTHE HISTORY OF THE CITIES OF REFUGE IN BIBLICAL LAW: Alexander RofeA LITERARY STUDY OF THE SLAVE-GIRL PERICOPE -LEVITICUS 19:20-22: Baruch J. SchwartzMIDRASH ON SCRIPTURE AND MIDRASH WITHIN SCRIPTURE: Avigdor Shinan, Yair Zakovitch1. SOLVING CONTRADICTIONS2. JUXTAPOSITIONS (?????? ??????) 3. NAME DERIVATIONS4. AVOIDING ANONYMITYEMENDATION OF BIBLICAL TEXTSON THE BASIS OF UGARITIC PARALLELS: Shemaryahu TalmonLINGUISTIC DEVELOPMENT AND THE EVALUATION OFTRANSLATION TECHNIQUE IN THE SEPTUAGINT: Zipora TalshirTHE GROWTH OF THE BOOK OF JOSHUAIN THE LIGHT OF THE EVIDENCE OF THE LXX TRANSLATION: Emanuel Tov1. ADDITIONS OF MT WHOSE SECONDARY NATURE IS EVIDENT FROM THE CONTEXT2. ADDITIONS IN MT WHOSE SECONDARINESS IS EVIDENT FROM THEIR FORMULATION3. SMALL ELUCIDATIONS4. HARMONIZING ADDITIONS5. CONTEXTUAL ADDITIONS6. EMPHASIS7. SUBSTANTIAL ADDITIONS8. THEOLOGICAL CORRECTIONS9. INFLUENCE OF DEUTERONOMYTHE DAY OF THE LORD: ASPIRATIONS FOR THE KINGDOM OF GODIN THE BIBLE AND JEWISH LITURGY: Moshe WeinfeldTHE TERM DAT OF THE LORD THE DAT OF THE LORD IN JEWISH LITURGYTHE DAY OF THE LORD AS A DAY OF WARTHE DAY OF THE LORD AS THE DAY OF DIVINE REVELATIONTHE SANCTIFICATION OF THE DIVINE NAME AND THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THEDIVINE KINGDOMCOMING OF THE DAY OF THE LORD - SOON AND SPEEDILYCompare the following liturgical passagesCompare also the following verses from the Gospel of LukeTHE HOPE FOR SALVATIONTHE CONTRIBUTION OF LITERARY THEORYTO BIBLICAL RESEARCH ILLUSTRATED BY THE PROBLEM OF SHE'AR -YASHUB: Meir WeissTHE PROHIBITION ON RESTORATION OF MARRIAGEIN DEUTERONOMY 24:1-4: Raymond WestbrookBack Matter LIST OF ABBREVIATIONSQumran LiteratureRabbinic LiteratureBooks and PeriodicalsINDEX OF REFERENCESBIBLETitle Page
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