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Of Scribes and Scrolls: Studies on the Hebrew Bible, Intertestamental Judaism, and Christian Origins (review)

Of Scribes and Scrolls: Studies on the Hebrew Bible, Intertestamental Judaism, and Christian... REVIEWS OF SCRIBES AND SCROLLS: STUDIES ON THE HEBREW BIBLE, INTERTEST AMENT AL JUDAISM, AND CHRISTIAN ORIGINS. Harold W. Attridge, John J. Collins, and Thomas H. Tobin, eds. College Theological Society Resources in Religion 5. Pp. vii + 289. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1990. Cloth, $45.50 I Paper, $28.75. This volume consists of twenty-five essays written by friends, colleagues, and students honoring John Strugnell on the occasion of his sixtieth birthday. The quality and variety of articles, which cover biblical, Qumran, and classical subjects, testify to the expertise of those whose scholarship has in some way been influenced by him. J. R. Davila presents unpublished readings from 4QGeng , 4QGenh, and 4QGenk, and mentions readings from 4QGenc and 4QGeni. He suggests that the LXX of Genesis must be taken seriously as a translated source for a Hebrew textual tradition alternate to the MT. S. D. White discusses 4QDeutn (the All Souls Deuteronomy) as a harmonizing collection of texts made for devotional or study purposes (photograph, p. 40). R. Fuller analyzes a tiqqun sopherim of Zech 2: 12, showing that the tiqqun "my eye" may not be older than the euphemism "his eye" (MT). He believes that http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Hebrew Studies National Association of Professors of Hebrew

Of Scribes and Scrolls: Studies on the Hebrew Bible, Intertestamental Judaism, and Christian Origins (review)

Hebrew Studies , Volume 33 (1) – Oct 5, 1992

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REVIEWS OF SCRIBES AND SCROLLS: STUDIES ON THE HEBREW BIBLE, INTERTEST AMENT AL JUDAISM, AND CHRISTIAN ORIGINS. Harold W. Attridge, John J. Collins, and Thomas H. Tobin, eds. College Theological Society Resources in Religion 5. Pp. vii + 289. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1990. Cloth, $45.50 I Paper, $28.75. This volume consists of twenty-five essays written by friends, colleagues, and students honoring John Strugnell on the occasion of his sixtieth birthday. The quality and variety of articles, which cover biblical, Qumran, and classical subjects, testify to the expertise of those whose scholarship has in some way been influenced by him. J. R. Davila presents unpublished readings from 4QGeng , 4QGenh, and 4QGenk, and mentions readings from 4QGenc and 4QGeni. He suggests that the LXX of Genesis must be taken seriously as a translated source for a Hebrew textual tradition alternate to the MT. S. D. White discusses 4QDeutn (the All Souls Deuteronomy) as a harmonizing collection of texts made for devotional or study purposes (photograph, p. 40). R. Fuller analyzes a tiqqun sopherim of Zech 2: 12, showing that the tiqqun "my eye" may not be older than the euphemism "his eye" (MT). He believes that

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Published: Oct 5, 1992

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