© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2010 DOI: 10.1163/156851710X513593 Dead Sea Discoveries 17 (2010) 387–417 brill.nl/dsd The Epistle of Enoch: Genre and Authorial Presentation Loren T. Stuckenbruck Princeton Theological Seminary email@example.com Abstract To the extent that a writing openly presents itself as the result of authorial activ- ity, discussions of genre cannot dispense with the question of how, formally, com- munication occurs. Taking the Epistle of Enoch and Apocalypse of Weeks in 1 Enoch as the points of departure, the present essay attempts to show that a discussion of what a document declares about its own writtenness opens up a way of under- standing it in comparison to other documents that do the same along analogous lines, whether sapiential or apocalyptic. Keywords Epistle of Enoch; Apocalypse of Weeks; heavenly tablets; prophecy; authorized interpretation; reception of tradition; “pseudepigraphy;” genre; Enoch The Question Among the distinguishable traditions within 1 Enoch that bear the patri- arch’s name, the conceptual and functional position of the Epistle of Enoch ( 1 En. 92:1–5; 93:11–105:2) 1 is conspicuous. On the one hand, the Epistle 1 Delineations of the scope of the Epistle are often imprecise. For example, it is sometimes casually referred to as encompassing
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Published: Jan 1, 2010
Keywords: heavenly tablets; Epistle of Enoch; reception of tradition; authorized interpretation; Apocalypse of Weeks; Enoch; “pseudepigraphy”; prophecy; genre
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