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Title Things Revealed : Studies in Early Jewish and Christian Literature in Honor of Michael E. Stone / edited by Ester G. Chazon, David Satran, and Ruth A. Clements.

Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2004.

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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 405 pages) : illustrations.
Series Supplements to the Journal for the study of Judaism, 1384-2161 ; v. 89
Supplements to the Journal for the study of Judaism ; v. 89. 1384-2161
Bibliography "Bibliography of the works of Michael E. Stone": pages 365-380.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Introduction / Esther G. Chazon and David Satran -- Michael E. Stone : an appreciation / Frank Moore Cross -- Festschrift presentation : letter to Michael / Harold W. Attridge -- Apocrypha and pseudepigraphia. The third sybil revisited / John J. Collins -- Jubilees 32 and the Bethel Cult traditions in Second Temple literature / Esther Eshel -- Reviving (and refurbishing) the Last Apocrypha of M.R. James / Robert A. Kraft -- Where is the place of eschatological blessing? / George W.E. Nickelsburg -- The traditions about Abraham's early life in the Book of Judith (5:6-9) / Adolfo Roitman -- Scripture in the astronomical book of Enoch / James C. VanderKam -- Wisdom, instruction, and social location in Sirach and 1 Enoch / Benjamin G. Wright III -- Whither Elijah? : the ascension of Elijah in Biblical and extrabiblical traditions / J. Edward Wright -- Dead Sea Scrolls. Two notes on measuring character and sin at Qumran / Gary A. Anderson -- Dibre Hame'orot and the apocalypse of weeks / Hanan Eshel -- The purity laws of 4QD : Exegesis and Sectarianism / Martha Himmelfarb -- Historical implications of the early second century dating of the 4Q249-250 Cryptic A Corpus / Stephen J. Pfann -- The special character of the texts found in Qumran Cave II / Emanuel Tov -- Philo of Alexandria. A neglected text of Philo of Alexandria : English translation into a modern language / David T. Runia -- Abraham and the promise of spirit : points of convergence between Philo and Paul / Aze-kar Wan.
Early Christian literature. Abraham's refutation of astrology : an excerpt from pseudo-Clement in the Chronicon of George the Monk / William Adler -- Mother Jerusalem, Mother Church : desolation and restoration in early Jewish and Christian literature / Theodore A. Bergren -- A "Prayer alleged to be Jewish" in the Apostolic constitutions / Esther G. Chazon -- Why not Naphtali? / Vered Hillell -- Twenty-five questions to corner the Jews : a Byzantine anti-Jewish document from seventh century / Pieter W. van der Horst -- Sidelights on the Testaments of the twelve patriarchs from the Greek Catena on Genesis / Marsinus de Jonge -- Galen, Papias and others on teaching and being taught Mansfieldmsfield -- Isaac of Antioch and the literature of Adam and Eve / Edward G. Mathews, Jr. -- The Adam and Eve traditions in The journey of Zosimos / Ronit Nikolsky -- Deceiving the deceiver : variations on early Christian theme / David Satran.
Summary This rich collection of articles dedicated to Michael E. Stone by his colleagues and students honors his contributions to the study of Judaism and Christianity. Many of the articles discuss apocryphal and pseudepigraphical works stemming from Jewish or Christian authors and transmitted primarily but not exclusively by Christian scribes. Particularly well-represented are the earliest books of 1 Enoch and the Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs. A number of articles introduce newly available material from the Dead Sea Scrolls while others deal with Philo, Hellenistic Judaism, and early Christianity. Issues of biblical interpretation, tradition-history, literary transmission, and social context figure prominently. This book is a companion to the study of apocrypha, pseudepigrapha, Dead Sea Scrolls, early Judaism, and early Christianity.
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Subject Dead Sea scrolls.
Manuscrits de la mer Morte.
Dead Sea scrolls.
Altes Testament.
Qumrantexte.
Apokryphen.
Apocryphal books -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Christian literature, Early -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Added Author Stone, Michael E., 1938-
Chazon, Esther G.
Satran, David.
Clements, Ruth.
Other Form: Print version: Things revealed. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2004 (DLC) 2004054468
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