By Lecturer in Hebrew and Aramaic at the Faculty of Oriental Studies Geoffrey Khan, Diana Lipton
This selection of formerly unpublished essays by means of extraordinary overseas students in honour of Robert P. Gordon, Regius Professor of Hebrew at Cambridge collage, covers a variety of subject matters, from accuracy, anachronism, and incongruity within the books of Samuel, throughout the theology of Psalms, old close to japanese historiography, and the ideology of the Septuagint, to philology and grammar within the lifeless Sea Scrolls, Targum, Josephus, and medieval assets. it's going to curiosity readers curious about inner-biblical exegesis and the Hebrew Bible with regards to its parallels, translations, and models, in addition to with large questions on the category of the Bible and its antecedents as books, the social context of the useless Sea Scrolls, and Christian attitudes in the direction of 'original Hebrew'.
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3) to absolve themselves and all Israel from guilt with respect to unsolved murders: Then the elders of the town . . shall make this declaration: ‘Our hands did not shed this blood, nor did our eyes see it done. Absolve, O LORD, Your people Israel whom you redeemed, and do not let guilt for the blood of the innocent remain among Your people Israel (v. 8 8 See Barmash (2005: 104–105) for an analysis of this ritual that pays particular attention to the need, even in Deuteronomy, to deal with blood.
1948. Überlieferungsgeschichte des Pentateuch (Stuttgart: Kohlhammer). ——. 1958. Das 2. Buch Mose Exodus (Das Alte Testament Deutsch, 5; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht). C. 1987. Water in the Wilderness: A Biblical Motif and Its Mythological Backgrounds (Harvard Semitic Monographs, 40; Atlanta: Scholars Press). ——. 1999. Exodus 1–18: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary (Anchor Bible, 2; New York: Doubleday). Ruprecht, E. 1974. ‘Stellung und Bedeutung der Erzählung vom Mannawunder (Ex 16) im Aufbau der Priesterschrift’, Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft 86: 269–307.
See for example Tigay (1996: 208): ‘That is, she was a victim, not a participant’. 6 I am conscious of failing in this paper to engage with the moral dimensions of the subject at hand. How can I write with cool detachment about legal analogies and narrative intertexts as if they were not occasioned by violent or coercive sex? That is a good question to which I have no good answer. I can only say that fortunately others have succeeded where I have failed. legal analogy in deuteronomy 25 narrative types.
Studies on the Text and Versions of the Hebrew Bible in Honour of Robert Gordon by Lecturer in Hebrew and Aramaic at the Faculty of Oriental Studies Geoffrey Khan, Diana Lipton