Item description for Prophets of Old and the Day of the End: Zechariah, the Book of Watchers and Apocalyptic (Oudtestamentische Studien) (Studien Und Texte Zur Geistesgeschichte Des Mittelalters,) by Tigchelaar...
"Prophets of Old and The Day of the End" argues for a historical and literary approach to apocalyptic. It tackles the problem of the origins of early Jewish apocalyptic by describing the correspondences and differences between some so-called protoapocalyptic and apocalyptic texts. The bulk of the book consists of exegetical studies of parts of Zechariah, Deuterozechariah and the Enochic Book of Watchers. Most of these studies offer new interpretations of the examined texts. The framework of the book presents fresh perspectives on apocalyptic. Some parts are more important to the scholar of post-exilic prophecy, and other parts to the student of the intertestamental literature. Yet, the overall approach and the conclusions bearing on the phenomenon of apocalyptic are of interest to scholars of both fields.
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Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.66" Width: 6.56" Height: 0.94" Weight: 1.44 lbs.
Release Date Feb 1, 1996
Publisher Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN 9004103562 ISBN13 9789004103566
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More About Tigchelaar
Florentino Garcia Martinez, a pre-eminent specialist of Qumran Studies, is Professor at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands, where he heads the Qumran Institute. He is a member of the International Team of Editors of the Dead Sea Scrolls and editorial secretary of the "Revue de Qumran" and the "Journal for the Study of Judaism." Garcia Martinez has written numerous books and articles on the Dead Sea Scrolls, including "Qumran and Apocalyptic. Studies on the Aramaic Texts of Qumran" ("Brill," Leiden 1992), "The Dead Sea Scrolls Translated: The Qumran Texts in English" ("Brill," Leiden 1994), "The People of the Dead Sea Scrolls: Their Writings, Beliefs and Practices" ("Brill," Leiden 1995), and "A Bibliography of the Finds in the Desert of Judah, 1970-95," ("Brill," Leiden 1996). Eibert J.C. Tigchelaar, Ph.D. (1994), Groningen, is Research Fellow at the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Groningen"
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