Studies in Bible I (Scripta...

Publication of the Hebrew University, Jerusalem



Studies in Bible I (Scripta Hierosolymitana VIII)


About Book Studies in Bible I (Scripta Hierosolymitana VIII)

Front Matter Title Page Copyright Page Table of Contents EDITOR'S PREFACEContent ANCIENT JUDAEAN WEIGHTS AND THE DATE OF THE SAMARIA OSTRACAII . THE MARKED DOME-SHAPED ANCIENT WEIGHTSNOTES TO THE TABLE ON P. 2III . THE DATE OF THE SAMARIA OSTRACAPROLEGOMENA TO A CRITICAL EDITION OF THE PESHITTATHE COMPOSITION OF THE PENTATEUCHA FRESH EXAMINATIONI . INTRODUCTORYII . THE DOCUMENTARY THEORYIII. THE ALLEGED REVELATION OF THE NAME YHWHa) The Revelation of the Name in E.b) The Revelation of the Name in PIV . THE ANALYSIS OF THE PENTATEUCH AND ITS CRITERIAV. THE USE OF THE DIVINE NAMES INNARRATIVES OUTSIDE THE PENTATEUCHVI . THE LINGUISTIC AND IDEOLOGICAL CRITERIAa) The Criterion of Vocabularyb) The Criterion of Stylec) The Criterion of IdeologyVII . THE METHOD OF THE COMPILERSVIII . RESULT OF THE CRITIQUE: REJECTION OF THE THEORYAND A CHANGE OF METHODIX . THE THEME OF THE PENTATEUCHX. GENESIS a) Sources of the Bookb) Authorship of the Book; Duplicates and AnachronismsXI. EXODUS Authorship of the BookXII. LEVITICUS Authorship of the BookXIII . NUMBERSAuthorship of the BookXIV . DEUTERONOMYAuthorship of the BookXV. CONCLUSIONBREAK-UP OF STEREOTYPE PHRASESAS AN ARTISTIC DEVICE IN BIBLICAL POETRYI . DIVINE NAMESII . PLACE NAMES III . NAMES OF LIVING CREATURESIV. FURTHER HENDIADYSV. COMPOUND NOUNSVI. MAN THE SON OF MAN MAN (???? ?? ???) VII . SUMMARYA CONTRIBUTION TO THE UNDERSTANDING OF ISAIAH i-xiiCH. ICH. IICH. IIICH. IVCH. VCH. VICH. VIICH. VIIICH. IXCH. XCH. XICH. XIIKORAH, DATHAN AND ABIRAMIII.VII.VIII.CAMPAIGNS OF AMENHOTEP II AND THUTMOSE IV TO CANAAN: (A discussion of possible epigraphic evidence from Palestine)I . THE TAANACH LETTERS AND THECAMPAIGNS OF AMENHOTEP II.ABBREVIATIONSII . THE GEZER LETTER AND THE CAMPAIGNS OF THUTMOSE IVAZRIYAU OF YAUDI: Benno Landsberger SeptuagenarioI . THE QUEST FOR AZRIYAUII . THE POLITICAL STRUCTURE OF THE SYRIAN STATES IN THE IX-VIII CENTURIES B.C.E.III . ISRAEL AND JUDAH AFTER THE DEATH OF JEROBOAM II (748)IV. THE CHRONOLOGY OF THE YEARS 743-738CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE OF THE YEARS7 748-732NOTES TO THE TABLEV. THE WORD OF Y H W H IN THE LAND OF HADRACH THE COMPLEX OF RITUAL ACTS PERFORMED INSIDE THE TABERNACLEINTRODUCTORY: SHRINE AND PRECINCT. RITUAL OF TAMIDRITES PERFORMED WITH APPURTENANCESINSIDE THE TABERNACLEPRIESTLY VESTMENTS AND THEIR RITUAL USEUNITY OF THE COMPLEX OF INNER RITESSYMBOLICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF THE INNER RITUAL COMPLEXITS PRE-ISRAELITE ORIGINFURTHER COROLLARIESTRADITIONS CONCERNING EARLY ISRAELITEHISTORY IN CANAANI . WHEN WAS THE LAND CONQUERED?II. THREE TYPES OF WARa) Wars of Conquestb) The Wars of Liberationc) The Wars of Empired) The Last War of ConquestIII . THE LIST OF GAPS IN THE CONQUEST. THE WARS OF TRIBUTE.IV. THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE WARS OF TRIBUTEV. THE FOUR CANAANITE WARSa) The Conquest of Laishb) The War in the Valley of Esdraelonc) Shechemd) The Conquest of Jebus and Gezere) The Canaanites in the Land after the Wars of Tributef) The End of the Canaanite FrontVI . THREE PERIODSVII . THE LINE OF DEMARCATION IN THE BOOK OF JUDGESVIII .THE REJECTION OF THE NARRATIVE OF THE BOOK OF JOSHUAI X . THEORIES ON THE CONQUESTX. THERE WAS NO PEACEFUL SETTLEMENTXI . THERE WERE NO WARS OF CONQUEST IN THE TIME OF THE JUDGES AND KINGSX I I . THERE WAS NEITHER GENERALIZATION NOR NATIONALIZATION SYNONYMOUS READINGS IN THE TEXTUAL TRADITIONS OF THE OLD TESTAMENTETYMOLOGICAL MISCELLANEASPECIAL ABBREVIATIONSADDITIONAL NOTESBack Matter Title Page
studies bible scripta hierosolymitana page https publishersrow ebookshuk books jewish hebrew ebooks publication university jerusalem
eBookshuk Books

Esther's Plea
A facinated exploration of the tie-in between hallachic decision making process and politics through the analysis of the disputes of R. Yehoshua and R. Elazar haModi'in in Tractate Megillah.

The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 12
A monumental work which laid the foundation of Jewish scholarship in America. Written by more then 400 contributors from all over the world—many considered founding “fathers” of their respective disciplines—this massive 12-volume Encyclopedia remains unsurpassed in many areas. Each of its 12 volumes was re-created by craftsmen of Varda Graphics, Inc. to look as close to the original as possible, while allowing the reader to take advantage of the latest computer technology.

Meeting of Cultures and Clash of Cultures


The Path of the Upright: Mesillat Yesharim
The Path of the Upright, Rabbi Moshe Hayyim Luzzatto's guide to the perfection of human soul, stands on its own as one of the most influential and inspirational ethical works in Judaism. In this work, the author probes every aspect of the human personality and offers advice on ways to overcome its weaknesses. The Path of the Upright: Messillat Yesharim is a bilingual edition in Hebrew and English.

The End of Time
A stunning departure from the polemics and social criticism that have made Horowitz one of our most controversial public intellectuals, The End of Time is a wide ranging, unflinching and lyrical meditation on subjects ranging from what parents inadvertently teach us in their deaths, to the forbidding reality of the cancer ward and the way in which figures like Mohammed Atta use death to become gods of their own mad creation.

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): DEUTERONOMY
Electronic edition of one of the author's finest achievements.

History of the Jews, Vol. 2: From the Reign of Hyrcanus (135 B.C.E.) to the Completion of the Babylonian Talmud (500 C.E.)
A condensed reproduction of the first comprehensive attempt to write the history of the Jews as the history of a living people and from a Jewish point of view. The second volume covers the period from the reign of Hyrcanus to the completion of the Babylonian Talmud.

Mekhilta de-Rabbi Ishmael (3 vols.)
An electronic edition of JPS's original 3-volume set, based on manuscript and early editions.

The Jews of Egypt: From Ramses II to Emperor Hadrian
This is the story of the adventures and misadventures of the Jewish people in the land of Egypt – shrouded in the mists of biblical history under the Pharaohs; the strange intermezzo of the Jewish mercenary detachment on the island of Elephantine on the upper Nile; the apogee of Jewish culture under the Ptolemies; and, finally, the Jewish community's rapid decline and catastrophic disappearance under Roman rule.

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): Psalms (in 2 volumes)
asdf

Studies in Bible II (Scripta Hierosolymitana, XXXI)
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.

Treatise Ta anit of the Babylonian Talmud: Critically Edited and Provided With A Translation and Notes
This book presents the first critical edition of the Talmudic text based on a minute collation of all the existing manuscripts and early editions of the Talmud itself, as well as of the Mishnah, Tosefta, the numerous halakic and haggadic Midrashim, the Yerushalmi, and the so-called Minor Tractates. The text is translated and elucidated for the benefit of a wider circle of readers, who are not in a position to study the original.

Volume 7, The Universal Jewish Encyclopedia
Created by Reform Rabbis and Jewish Scholars, many of whom escaped from Nazi Germany, the Encyclopedia exhibits a unique sensitivity to all forms of anti-Semitic agitation and malice and makes every effort to find allies among others, especially Christians, to forge a shield for Jewish people in the face of the coming catastrophe.

Art in Ancient Palestine
The books deals with various aspects of art in ancient Palestine: conquest of the East by Hellenism, Leda sarcophagus, general problems of reconstruction of the past through archaelogy.

The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 7
A monumental work which laid the foundation of Jewish scholarship in America. Written by more then 400 contributors from all over the world—many considered founding “fathers” of their respective disciplines—this massive 12-volume Encyclopedia remains unsurpassed in many areas. Each of its 12 volumes was re-created by craftsmen of Varda Graphics, Inc. to look as close to the original as possible, while allowing the reader to take advantage of the latest computer technology.

Volume 8, The Universal Jewish Encyclopedia
Created by Reform Rabbis and Jewish Scholars, many of whom escaped from Nazi Germany, the Encyclopedia exhibits a unique sensitivity to all forms of anti-Semitic agitation and malice and makes every effort to find allies among others, especially Christians, to forge a shield for Jewish people in the face of the coming catastrophe.

A Separate Republic
Based on the Libro Grande, which is included in this volume, this authoritative analysis of the Venetian Jewish community of the 17th century gives a snapshot of the political and social structure of the Jews of Venice as they related to the general population of the Venetian Republic of that period and to the ethnic,economic, and religious diversity within their own community.

Jews, Pagans and Christians In Conflict
A fresh look at the propaganda wars between Jews and Pagans as well as Christians and Pagans during the first centuries of the common era.

JPS Torah Commentary: Genesis
The JPS Torah Commentary series guides readers through the words and ideas of the Torah. Each volume is the work of a scholar who stands at the pinnacle of his field.

Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics Vol. 4
The most comprehensive work in its class; includes articles on all religions, ethical systems and movements, religious beliefs and customs, philosophical ideas, moral practices, as well as related subjects in anthropology, mythology, folklore, relevant areas of biology, psychology, economics and sociology.

The Goddess Anath
A major contribution to Ugaritic scholarship, The Goddess Anath--Cassuto's work on Canaanite Epics of the Patriarchal Age--is a classic authored by one of the greatest Bible scholars.

Tanna Debe Eliyyahu: The Lore of the School of Elijah
Tanna debe Eliyyahu is a midrashic work thought to have been composed between the third and the tenth centuries. Unlike all the other Midrashim, it is a unified work shaped with a character of its own. This work has never before been translated from the original Hebrew.

Islam Unveiled
In Islam Unveiled, Robert Spencer dares to face the hard questions about what the Islamic religion actually teaches — and the potentially ominous implications of those teachings for the future of both the Muslim world and the West.

Zionism at the UN: A Diary of the First Days
This book records in diary form the events the author was involved in as an emissary of the Political Department of the Jewish Agency for Palestine to the United Nations Conference, meeting in San Francisco in the late spring and early summer of 1945. The demand for a Jewish state on the official level was first made clear at this conference.

The Third Pillar
Through slow and difficult years of impassioned creative effort, the author has summed up, distilled, symbolized the incomparable tragedy of Jewish people into an essentially poetic form that is clear with a great intellectual clarity, as well as majestic with the grandeur of the theme he treats.

A Commentary on the Book of Genesis (Part I): from Adam to Noah
One of the greatest masterpieces of Jewish Biblical scholarship directed against the Documentary Hypothesis or so-called Higher Critisism.

Volume 1, The Universal Jewish Encyclopedia
Created by Reform Rabbis and Jewish Scholars, many of whom escaped from Nazi Germany, the Encyclopedia exhibits a unique sensitivity to all forms of anti-Semitic agitation and malice and makes every effort to find allies among others, especially Christians, to forge a shield for Jewish people in the face of the coming catastrophe.

Louis Ginzberg: Keeper of the Law
First published in 1966, Louis Ginzberg: Keeper of the Law is an unusual biography. It was written by a son about his father, by an interpreter of economics about an interpreter of rabbinics. It is done with obvious charm, with deep affection for the subject, and yet with surprising objectivity.

The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 6
A monumental work which laid the foundation of Jewish scholarship in America. Written by more then 400 contributors from all over the world—many considered founding “fathers” of their respective disciplines—this massive 12-volume Encyclopedia remains unsurpassed in many areas. Each of its 12 volumes was re-created by craftsmen of Varda Graphics, Inc. to look as close to the original as possible, while allowing the reader to take advantage of the latest computer technology.

Selected Religious Poems of Solomon Ibn Gabirol
Solomon Ibn Gabirol was not only a great poet, but also a great philosopher. His vision was broad and his penetration keen. This volume of translations from this rare singer of the Ghetto limits itself to such of his poems as have been incorporated in or designed for the liturgy of the Synagogue.

The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 3
A monumental work which laid the foundation of Jewish scholarship in America. Written by more then 400 contributors from all over the world—many considered founding “fathers” of their respective disciplines—this massive 12-volume Encyclopedia remains unsurpassed in many areas. Each of its 12 volumes was re-created by craftsmen of Varda Graphics, Inc. to look as close to the original as possible, while allowing the reader to take advantage of the latest computer technology.

Literary Studies In The Hebrew Bible Form And Content
This volume focuses on some major issues in biblical research. In the studies collected in this volume, the author aims at highlighting salient literary modes which can be identified the books of the Hebrew Bible.

Hanukkah: The Feast of Lights
There is a glamour and mystery about the Feast of Lights. Miss Solis-Cohen takes up the challenge of Hanukkah to the modern Jew and tries to explain it. The book will appeal to adults and to children, to those who seek knowledge on the holiday's origin and history.

Jews, Arabs, Turks
Select essays on Middle Eastern history dealing with Israel, Egypt and Turkey with a focus on politics and cultural relations of Jews, Arabs, and Turks.

Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics Vol. 7
The most comprehensive work in its class; includes articles on all religions, ethical systems and movements, religious beliefs and customs, philosophical ideas, moral practices, as well as related subjects in anthropology, mythology, folklore, relevant areas of biology, psychology, economics and sociology.

The Mystical Element in Judaism
An alternative to Gershom Scholem's view of Kabbalah by one of the greatest Jewish thinkers; a succinct yet much revealing introduction to Jewish mysticism.

JPS Torah Commentary: Leviticus
Levine ably brings modern scholarship as well as rabbinic commentary to bear when discussing the text in this third book in JPS Torah Commentary series.

Volume 6, The Universal Jewish Encyclopedia
Created by Reform Rabbis and Jewish Scholars, many of whom escaped from Nazi Germany, the Encyclopedia exhibits a unique sensitivity to all forms of anti-Semitic agitation and malice and makes every effort to find allies among others, especially Christians, to forge a shield for Jewish people in the face of the coming catastrophe.

Studia Biblica et Ecclesiastica, in 5 volumes
This five-volume set represents the finest work of the late nineteenth century Biblical scholarship.

Encounter with Emancipation: The German Jews in the United States, 1830-1914
This superbly documented study, enriched by anecdotes and illustrations, portrays the first genuine encounter of Jewish society with emancipation.

Luah HaShanah 5776
sdfg

Does God Belong in the Bedroom?
In Does God Belong in the Bedroom? Rabbi Michael Gold turns to the Torah, the wisdom of the rabbis of the Talmud, the Midrash, and other classic Jewish sources. More than a study of texts, the book presents readers with a frank and honest approach to sexual ethics.

Early History of the Alphabet
A most enjoyable and informative book. . . an excellent introduction to epigraphy and paleography of ancient Semitic languages . . . contains a wealth of information compiled into a simple to understand format.

A Grammar of Mishnaic Hebrew
More than any other, this book makes the subject is accessible to scholars who are not fluent in modern Hebrew.

Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics Vol. 2
The most comprehensive work in its class; includes articles on all religions, ethical systems and movements, religious beliefs and customs, philosophical ideas, moral practices, as well as related subjects in anthropology, mythology, folklore, relevant areas of biology, psychology, economics and sociology.

Tanakh: Interactive Hebrew Bible
Cross-platform, interactive, new electronic edition of the Leningrad Codex, the oldest complete manuscript of the Hebrew Bible.

Studia Biblica et Ecclesiastica Vol. 4
asdf

Historisch-kritisches Lehrgebäude der hebräischen Sprache (in drei Bänden)
This is the largest compilation of grammatical material for Hebrew Bible.

Jews in the Hungarian Economy 1760-1945
In the sixteen essays in this volume, scholars from three continents explore dispassionately various facets of the Jewish presence in the Hungarian economy over a span of two centuries. (Two of the articles deal with Vienna which had quite a sizeable contingent of Hungarian Jews.) The topics range from pure economic history dealing with entrepreneurship and occupational structure, to related fields such as demography, urbanization and nutrition. Several studies discuss the interaction of both

The Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon (Complete and Unabridged Electronic Edition)
This is the complete and unabridged electronic edition of the twentieth century finest and most comprehensive Hebrew lexicon available to the English-speaking student of the Hebrew Scriptures.