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Figures who Shape Scriptures, Scriptures that Shape Figures

Essays in Honour of Benjamin G. Wright III

Ed. by Xeravits, Géza G. / Goering, Greg Schmidt

Series:Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature Studies 40

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    Publication Date:
    February 2018
    Copyright year:
    2018
    ISBN
    978-3-11-059637-3
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    The papers of the volume investigate how authoritative figures in the Second Temple Period and beyond contributed to forming the Scriptures of Judaism, as well as how these Scriptures shaped ideal figures as authoritative in Early Judaism. The topic of the volume thus reflects Ben Wright’s research, who—especially with his work on Ben Sira, on the Letter of Aristeas, and on various problems of authority in Early Jewish texts—creatively contributed to the study of the formation of Scriptures, and to the understanding of the figures behind these texts.

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    Géza G. Xeravits, Selye J. University, Komárno,Slovakia and Greg Schmidt Goering, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, U.S.A.

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