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Author Brooke, George J., author.

Title Reading the Dead Sea scrolls : essays in method / George J. Brooke ; with the assistance of Nathalie LaCoste.

Publication Info. Atlanta : Society of Biblical Literature, [2013]

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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 286 pages).
Physical Medium polychrome
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Series Early Judaism and its literature ; number 39
Early Judaism and its literature ; no. 39.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-266) and indexes.
Contents Qumran scrolls and the demise of the distinction between higher and lower criticism -- Formation and renewal of scriptural tradition -- Justifying deviance : the place of scripture in converting to the Qumran self-understanding -- Memory, cultural memory, and rewriting scripture -- Hypertextuality and the "parabiblical" Dead Sea scrolls -- Controlling intertexts and hierarchies of echo in two thematic eschatological commentaries from Qumran -- Pešer and midraš in Qumran literature : issues for lexicography -- Genre theory, rewritten Bible, and Pesher -- Room for interpretation : an analysis of spatial imagery in the Qumran pesharim -- Silent God, the abused mother, and the self-justifying sons : a psychodynamic reading of scriptural exegesis in the pesharim -- Types of historiography in the Qumran scrolls -- What makes a text historical? : assumptions behind the classification of some Dead Sea scrolls -- Scrolls from Qumran and Old Testament theology.
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Subject Dead Sea scrolls.
Dead Sea scrolls.
Dead Sea scrolls.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author LaCoste, Nathalie, contributor.
Other Form: Print version: Brooke, George J. Reading the Dead Sea scrolls 9781589839014 (DLC) 2013022945 (OCoLC)847532554
ISBN 9781589839021 (electronic book)
1589839021 (electronic book)
130600103X (electronic book)
9781306001038 (electronic book)