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Studies in the Book of Jubilees (review)

Studies in the Book of Jubilees (review) David B. Kudan Hebrew Studies, Volume 46, 2005, pp. 440-442 (Review) Published by National Association of Professors of Hebrew DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/hbr.2005.0034 For additional information about this article https://muse.jhu.edu/article/439213/summary Access provided at 18 Feb 2020 04:28 GMT from JHU Libraries Hebrew Studies 46 (2005) 440 Reviews The final chapter, by John W. Wright, studies the characterization of the presence and activity of God in the book of Chronicles (pp. 240–267). The study looks at different literary genres (narrative, speeches, and genealogies) and suggests that God’s involvement in history is not easily described. While there is a marked emphasis on the united monarchy period (David-Solomon), he is not completely absent from the later periods. The volume concludes with two indices (references and authors) and is generally well edited. I found only two typographical errors (p. 157 in the quote of the biblical reference of Jer 33:25–26, the editors overlooked that 25 appeared twice; on p. 197, note 28, the editor overlooked the typo in the name of J. Aviram who becomes J. Avisam). The articles are generally well documented and provide stimulating ideas that will definitely be interacted with in future studies dealing with the theological dimensions of the Chroni- cler. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Hebrew Studies National Association of Professors of Hebrew

Studies in the Book of Jubilees (review)

Hebrew Studies , Volume 46 – Oct 5, 2011

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National Association of Professors of Hebrew
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Abstract

David B. Kudan Hebrew Studies, Volume 46, 2005, pp. 440-442 (Review) Published by National Association of Professors of Hebrew DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/hbr.2005.0034 For additional information about this article https://muse.jhu.edu/article/439213/summary Access provided at 18 Feb 2020 04:28 GMT from JHU Libraries Hebrew Studies 46 (2005) 440 Reviews The final chapter, by John W. Wright, studies the characterization of the presence and activity of God in the book of Chronicles (pp. 240–267). The study looks at different literary genres (narrative, speeches, and genealogies) and suggests that God’s involvement in history is not easily described. While there is a marked emphasis on the united monarchy period (David-Solomon), he is not completely absent from the later periods. The volume concludes with two indices (references and authors) and is generally well edited. I found only two typographical errors (p. 157 in the quote of the biblical reference of Jer 33:25–26, the editors overlooked that 25 appeared twice; on p. 197, note 28, the editor overlooked the typo in the name of J. Aviram who becomes J. Avisam). The articles are generally well documented and provide stimulating ideas that will definitely be interacted with in future studies dealing with the theological dimensions of the Chroni- cler.

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Hebrew StudiesNational Association of Professors of Hebrew

Published: Oct 5, 2011

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