Before the Bible: the liturgical body and the formation of scriptures in early Judaism

This text reveals the landscape of scripture in an era prior to the crystallization of the Tanakh, the Jewish Bible, and before the canonization of the Christian Bible. Most accounts of the formation of the Hebrew Bible trace the origins of scripture through source-critical excavation of the archaeo...

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Main Author: Newman, Judith H. 1961-
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: New York, NY Oxford University Press 2018
Reviews:[Rezension von: Newman, Judith H., 1961-, Before the bible] (2020) (Krause, Andrew)
[Rezension von: Newman, Judith H., 1961-, Before the bible] (2020) (Stinchcomb, Jillian)
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Masoretic text / Text genesis / Canon / Early Judaism
Further subjects:B Prayer Judaism
B Prayer ; Judaism
B Bible. Old Testament Canon
B Bible ; Old Testament ; Canon
Online Access: Volltext (Resolving-System; OUP)
Parallel Edition:Non-electronic
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Summary:This text reveals the landscape of scripture in an era prior to the crystallization of the Tanakh, the Jewish Bible, and before the canonization of the Christian Bible. Most accounts of the formation of the Hebrew Bible trace the origins of scripture through source-critical excavation of the archaeological 'tell' of the Bible or the text-critical analysis of the scribal hand on manuscripts, but the discoveries in the Dead Sea Scrolls have transformed our understanding of scripture formation
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and indexPreviously issued in print: 2018Zielgruppe - Audience: Specialized
ISBN:0190212233
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780190212216.001.0001