By Richard D. Weis, David M. Carr
This quantity of essays addresses from a number of vantage issues the relation of scriptures and neighborhood that has been so imperative to the canonical severe paintings of James A. Sanders. the 1st a part of the quantity makes a speciality of the formation of the Jewish and Christian canons and texts in them, whereas the second one half seems at historical and glossy appropriations of canonical texts. jointly those essays convey the a number of power hyperlinks among canonical feedback and ancient, literary, feminist and different ways in modern biblical studies.
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136-43. Steck marshals two other types of argument to support his thesis of a closed prophetic corpus by the time of Ben Sira. First, he argues for a complex process of successive redactions focused alternately on the end of the book of Isaiah and the end of the Book of the Twelve. 50 A prime example is 4 Mace. 10-19, where texts from Daniel, Psalms and Proverbs are mentioned as coming from 'the prophets'. Likewise, toward the end of the Second Temple period, many early Jewish texts, such as those by Josephus51 consciousness of a defined corpus extending from Isaiah to the Book of the Twelve (pp.
104-105. 37. L. ) 41 (1940), p. 30. 40 Thirdly, in a fascinating study, Maier has argued 38. Swanson, The Closing of Holy Scripture', pp. 114-21. 39. 35-36), Tertullian (Praescr. Haeret. 45) and Jerome (ad Matt. 3132). Fuller references can be found in J. Le Moyne, Les Sadduceens (Paris: Gabalda, 1972), pp. 150-51 referring to a text list on pp. 142-45. The discussions in Josephus, Ant. 4 focus on the divergence between Pharisees and Sadducees regarding regulations in oral law. Though these texts testify to a focus among the Sadducees on written law, they do not establish the existence of any kind of dispute between Sadducees and Pharisees regarding Prophets or other written Scriptures.
167-68, with his theory regarding the origins of the Qumran community presented in idem, 'The New Halakhic Letter (4QMMT) and the Origins of the Dead Sea Sect', BA 53 (1990), pp. 64-73; idem, The Law of the Temple Scroll and its Provenance', in J. ), The First International Colloquium on the Dead Sea Scrolls (Folia Orientalia, 25; Krak6w: Polskiej Akademii Nauk, 1989), pp. 93-94; and idem, Reclaiming the Dead Sea Scrolls, pp. 86-89; and agreement with this view in E. Qimron and J. Strugnell, Qumran Cave 4, V (DID, 10; Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1994), pp.
A Gift of God in Due Season: Essays on Scripture and Community in Honor of James A. Sanders (The Library of Hebrew Bible - Old Testament Studies) by Richard D. Weis, David M. Carr