Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha Supplement

Turbulent Times?
by James S. McLaren ~ Hardback

How do you contend with Josephus's interpretation of events when undertaking historical inquiry? Taking as a test case the presentation of Judaea in the first century CE, McLaren argues that existing scholarship fails to achieve conceptual independence from Josephus. It simply repeats Josephus's pre...

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The New Jerusalem Scroll from Qumran
by Michael Chyutin ~ Hardback

This study presents the first comprehensive reconstruction of the 'New Jerusalem' Scroll from the Dead Sea, through integration of all the known fragments into a single entity. Secret ceremonies in the temple are discussed; an architectural reconstruction of the elements described in the scroll is p...

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The Scrolls and the Scriptures
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This collection of papers from the Roehampton conference on the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible is the first jubilee volume published to celebrate the discovery of the Scrolls fifty years ago. Experts on the Scrolls, Hebrew language, biblical studies, ancient Judaism and modern literary theory cover ...

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Knowing the End from the Beginning
by Lester L Grabbe ~ Paperback / softback

Much study has taken place of the prophetic and apocalyptic writings in recent decades, but the relationship between the two has been little explored. A major explicit debate on the question is very much needed, -- and is now provided. This collection of essays addresses the subject from a variety o...

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The Interpretation of Scripture in Early Judaism and Christianity
by Craig A Evans ~ Hardback

This volume assembles several important studies that examine the role of language in meaning and interpretation. The various contributions investigate interpretation in the versions, in intertestamental traditions, in the New Testament, and in the rabbis and the targumim. The authors, who include we...

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From Death to Life
by Randall D. Chesnutt ~ Hardback

This monograph, the first in English on any aspect of Joseph and Aseneth, examines Aseneth's conversion as narrated in this important but neglected apocryphal Jewish romance. An extensive history of research on Joseph and Aseneth and an analysis of key issues such as text, original language, charact...

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Antichrist Theme in the Intertestamental Period
by G.W. Lorein ~ Hardback

What are the antecedents of the "Antichrist" figure and its associated themes in Jewish literature prior to the New Testament? Here, Lorein offers the texts and translations of all the relevant passages, together with a discussion of their meaning and significance. He concludes that the "Antichrist"...

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Antichrist Theme in the Intertestamental Period
by G.W. Lorein ~ Paperback / softback

What are the antecedents of the 'Antichrist' figure and its associated themes in Jewish literature prior to the New Testament? G.W. Lorein offers texts and translations of all the relevant passages, together with a discussion of their meaning and significance. He concludes that the 'Antichrist' them...

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A Bibliography of Pseudepigrapha Research 1850-1999
by Lorenzo DiTommaso ~ Hardback

A comprehensive bibliography of the Pseudepigrapha and related literature, covering 1850 to 1999, providing an indispensable resource for scholar and library. This comprehensive bibliography of research on the Pseudepigrapha and cognate literature covers the period from 1850 to the present day - thu...

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Land, Centre and Diaspora
by Isaiah M. Gafni ~ Hardback

The unique duality of Jewish existence, wherein a major Jewish centre in the Land of Israel flourished alongside a large and prosperous diaspora, was one of the outstanding features of Second Temple and post-Temple Jewish life. As in modern times, ongoing Jewish dispersion raised questions that went...

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The Status and Functions of Jewish Scribes in the Second-temple Period
by Christine Schams ~ Hardback

Based on evidence taken from a wide range of source material, Christina Scham employs an innovative excl usive approach to the study of Jewish scribes and their role in the Second-Temple period. 'Author BiographyChristine Schams received her doctorate from the University of Oxford and now lives in L...

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Jewish Apocalyptic and Its History
by Paolo Sacchi ~ Hardback

This translation of L'apocalittica giudaica e la sua storia makes Professor Sacchi's innovative thesis on Jewish apocalyptic available to a wider, English-reading audience. Sacchi argues that the term 'apocalyptic' is a modern invention, deriving from the wish to conceptualize the field of research ...

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Do You Not Remember?
by Bruce N Fisk ~ Hardback

Fisk builds on intertextual studies to show how and why the author has created these episodes in pursuit of his strategy of rewriting the canonical story. The Liber Antiquitatum Biblicarum, a 'rewritten Bible' that follows the broad contours of Genesis to Samuel, includes numerous secondary, or out-...

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Bread, Wine, Walls and Scrolls
by Magen Broshi ~ Hardback

Essays by the veteran archaeologist Magen Broshi covering various aspects of both the material and spiritual life of ancient Palestine in the biblical and post-biblical periods. This volume of essays by Magen Broshi, formerly Curator of the Shrine of the Book at the Israel Archaeological Museum in J...

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On Scrolls, Artefacts and Intellectual Property
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What are the legal rights to ancient documents of editors, archaeologists, curators, or modern states? In the light of recent controversies, this collection emphasizes the status of the Dead Sea Scrolls. The Dead Sea Scrolls were found in Palestine, recovered in Jordan, and largely edited by an inte...

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Resurrecting Jesus
by Dale C Allison ~ Hardback

Jesus remains a popular figure in contemporary culture and Allison remains one of our best interpreters. He speaks around the U.S.A. in a variety of venues on matters related to the study of the Historical Jesus. In his new book, he focuses on the historical Jesus and eschatology, concluding that th...

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Resurrecting Jesus
by Dale C Allison ~ Paperback / softback

Jesus remains a popular figure in contemporary culture and Allison remains one of our best interpreters. He speaks around the U.S.A. in a variety of venues on matters related to the study of the Historical Jesus. In his new book, he focuses on the historical Jesus and eschatology, concluding that th...

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Jewish Local Patriotism and Self-Identification in the Graeco-Roman...
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This volume of essays explores the broad theme of the relationship between Jewish identity and patriotism in the period between the destruction of the First Temple and late antiquity, with special attention to the Graeco-Roman period. The authors focus on Jewish local identification with particular ...

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4Q Pesher Nahum
by Gregory L. Doudna ~ Hardback

4Q Pesher Nahum, long considered one of the most important Qumran texts for understanding the historical context of the Dead Sea Scrolls, is the focus of this critical study. The author presents new readings and undertakes extensive analysis and reconstruction of broken text. Areas of focus include ...

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