Item description for The Book of Genesis in Jewish and Oriental Christian Interpretation A Collection of Essays (Traditio Exegetica Graeca) by Judith Frishman...
This volume consists of sixteen essays, most of which are revised versions of papers read at a symposium held in May 1995 in Jerusalem at the Hebrew University and the Institute for Advanced Studies. religious and cultural traditions present their research in Jewish and Christian biblical interpretation. Fields covered include the Second Temple Period (Dead Sea Scrolls and the Life of Adam and Eve), Rabbinic literature, Early Greek and Syriac Antiochene exegesis, Syriac literature, Armenian reflections of Greek and Syriac exegesis (esp. the Armenian translations and reworkings of Eusebius of Emesa, Ephrem the Syrian and Jacob of Edessa), Ethiopic commentary tradition. interrelationship between various traditions, e.g. Jewish and Christian, Greek and Syriac, Syriac and Armenian. The volume gives some telescoped insight into the cultural complexity of the Near East in Late Antiquity, where dynamic processes of cultural and religious interaction were continuously at work. (Peeters 1997)
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Studio: Peeters Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.7" Width: 6.3" Height: 0.9" Weight: 1.3 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 1997
Publisher David Brown
ISBN 9068319205 ISBN13 9789068319200