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Author Choi, John H.
Title Traditions at odds : the reception of the Pentateuch in biblical and Second Temple period literature / John H. Choi.
Imprint New York : T & T Clark, [2010]
©2010

Series Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament studies ; 518
T & T Clark library of biblical studies
Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament studies ; 518.
T & T Clark library of biblical studies.
Subject Bible. Pentateuch -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- History.
Bible. Pentateuch -- Criticism, interpretation, etc., Jewish -- History.
Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- History.
Bible. Pentateuch -- Influence.
Apocryphal books (Old Testament) -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- History.
Judaism -- History -- Post-exilic period, 586 B.C.-210 A.D.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 278 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-263) and indexes.
Contents Introduction and statement of purpose -- Methodology. A critique of the linear model of composition ; Alternatives to a linear model ; Methodological approach (Ideological content ; When is the same not the same? ; Lack of awareness and the issue of relevance ; A resistant reading) ; A note about Second Temple period literature -- Festivals and holidays. A theory of ritual ; Festivals and holidays in the Bible (Pesach and Matsoth ; Sukkoth ; Sabbath) ; Festivals and holidays in the Second Temple period (Expansions of biblical law ; Amalgamation of biblical laws ; Retrojection of biblical holidays) ; Conclusion -- Non-Pentateuchal historical retrospectives. The Bible and historiography ; Non-Pentateuchal historiographic texts (Psalm 78 ; Psalm 105 ; The plagues in Psalms 78 and 105 ; Psalm 106 ; Joshua 24 ; Ezekiel 20 ; Nehemiah 9 ; Historiography in the Second Temple period ; The Genesis apocryphon ; The Liber antiquitatum biblicarum of Pseudo-Philo ; "Competitive historiography" of Jewish-Hellenistic historians ; The Book of Jubilees) ; Conclusion -- The Pentateuch as Torah. The role of literacy in the ancient world ; "Direct" citations of "instruction" ("Instruction" in the Deuteronomistic history ; "Instruction" in prophetic literature ; "Instruction" in post-exilic historiographic texts (Ezra, Nehemiah, Chronicles)) ; "Instruction" in the Psalms and wisdom literature ; Competing conceptions of "instruction" in the Second Temple period ; Conclusion -- Conclusions : a look ahead.
Summary Traditions at Odds explores the Pentateuch's literary influence on other biblical texts. There exist a number of content discrepancies between pentateuchal and non-pentateuchal texts that treat the same subject. Through a detailed analysis, the author argues that the discrepancies are not alterations of pentateuchal material, as is generally argued, but rather indications of independent traditions. Thus, much of biblical literature was written outside of the Pentateuch's purview. Corroborating evidence is found in literature from the Second Temple Period, which also exhibits a lack of conformi.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780567202994 (electronic bk.)
0567202992 (electronic bk.)
1283194120
9781283194129
9780567265241
0567265242
OCLC # 741687223
Additional Format Print version: Choi, John H. Traditions at odds. New York : T & T Clark, ©2010 9780567265241 (DLC) 2009028405 (OCoLC)426147308