Rethinking Biblical Scholarship

Rethinking Biblical Scholarship

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qRethinking Biblical Scholarshipq brings together seminal essays to provide readers with an assessment of the archaeological and exegetical research which has transformed the discipline of biblical studies over the last two decades. The essays focus on history and historiography, exploring how scholarly constructs and ideologies mould historical, literary and cultural data and shape scholarly discourse. Most of the essays illustrate the development of what has been called a qminimalistq methodology. Among the many central topics examined are the formation of the Jewish scriptural canon and how the concepts of qprophecyq and qapocalypseq illuminate the emergence of Judaism in the late Persian and Hellenistic periods.Likewise, hlk)w in 7:4 is more probably a simple perfect: the fire had already consumed, despite NRSV a#39;was eating upa#39;. It might be ... I have discussed the problem a€“ without providing any definite solution a€“ in an essay on the literary origins andanbsp;...

Title:Rethinking Biblical Scholarship
Author:Philip R. Davies
Publisher:Routledge - 2014-09-03


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