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Pentateuch, Hexateuch, or Enneateuch. Identifying Literary Works in Genesis through Kings


Pentateuch, Hexateuch, or Enneateuch. Identifying Literary Works in Genesis through Kings. Edited by: Dozeman, Thomas B; Schmid, Konrad; Römer, Thomas (2011). Atlanta: SBL.

Abstract

The identification of literary works in the Pentateuch and the Former Prophets is a hallmark of the modern historical-critical interpretation of the Hebrew Bible. The theories of a Tetrateuch, a Hexateuch, or a Deuteronomistic History have played a central role in recovering the literary history of the Pentateuch and the Former Prophets. The breakdown of these methodologies in recent research has forced scholars to reevaluate the criteria for identifying literary works in the formation of the Hebrew Bible. The present volume explores anew, without presupposition or exclusion, the criteria by which interpreters identify literary works in these books as a resource for recovering the composition history of the literature. It also brings North American and European approaches to the topic into a common discussion.

Abstract

The identification of literary works in the Pentateuch and the Former Prophets is a hallmark of the modern historical-critical interpretation of the Hebrew Bible. The theories of a Tetrateuch, a Hexateuch, or a Deuteronomistic History have played a central role in recovering the literary history of the Pentateuch and the Former Prophets. The breakdown of these methodologies in recent research has forced scholars to reevaluate the criteria for identifying literary works in the formation of the Hebrew Bible. The present volume explores anew, without presupposition or exclusion, the criteria by which interpreters identify literary works in these books as a resource for recovering the composition history of the literature. It also brings North American and European approaches to the topic into a common discussion.

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Item Type:Edited Scientific Work
Communities & Collections:01 Faculty of Theology > Institute of Theology
Dewey Decimal Classification:230 Christianity & Christian theology
Language:English
Date:2011
Deposited On:07 Nov 2011 14:23
Last Modified:27 Aug 2017 10:36
Publisher:SBL
Series Name:SBL Ancient Israel and Its Literature
Volume:8
Number of Pages:286
ISBN:978-1-58983-542-9
Official URL:https://secure.aidcvt.com/sbl/ProdDetails.asp?ID=062608P&PG=1&Type=BL&PCS=SBL

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