Biblical interpretation in ancient Israel

  • 617 Pages
  • 2.54 MB
  • 8985 Downloads
  • English
by
Clarendon , Oxford
Bible. -- O.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- History -- Is
StatementMichael Fishbane.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBS1160
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii,617p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21172111M
ISBN 100198266995

First published in hardback in AugustProfessor Fishbane's book offers the first comprehensive analysis of the phenomenon of textual analysis in ancient Israel.

It explores the rich tradition of exegesis prior to the development of biblical interpretation in early classical Judaism and the earliest Christian communities, and examines four main categories of Cited by:   Fishbane explores the rich tradition of exegesis prior to the development of biblical interpretation in early classical Judaism and the earliest Christian communities, and analyzes four main categories of exegesis: scribal, legal,/5.

First published in hardback in AugustProfessor Fishbane's book offers the first comprehensive analysis of the phenomenon of textual analysis in ancient Israel. It explores the rich tradition of exegesis prior to the development of biblical interpretation in early classical Judaism and the earliest Christian communities, and examines four main categories of /5(3).

Biblical Interpretation in Ancient Israel Michael Fishbane First published in hardback in AugustProfessor Fishbane's book offers the first comprehensive analysis of the phenomenon of textual analysis in ancient Israel. Biblical Interpretation in Ancient Israel Michael Fishbane.

A Clarendon Press Publication. This groundbreaking study offers the first comprehensive treatment and analysis of the phenomenon of textual interpretation in ancient Israel.

Now in paperback, the book has been expanded with new material and extensive appendices. The interpretation of authoritative texts is a characteristic feature of the classical religions.

In this regard, the Hebrew Bible is a fundamental source for religious exegesis in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. This book investigates, in a comprehensive manner, the origins of such Scriptural interpretation within the Hebrew Bible : Michael Fishbane.

Excerpt. Biblical interpretation in ancient Israel book some respects, this book had its beginning in one of my earliest areas of interest in biblical studies—what I then construed as 'sub-surface culture', meaning those mental or cultural features in ancient Israel which are only indirectly indicated on the surface of biblical literature but which emerged to full view in post-biblical.

First published in hardback in AugustProfessor Fishbane's book offers the first comprehensive analysis of the phenomenon of textual analysis in ancient Israel. It explores the rich tradition of exegesis prior to the development of biblical interpretation in early classical Judaism andthe earliest Christian communities, and examines four main categories of.

This acclaimed book offers the first comprehensive treatment and analysis fo the phenomenon of textual interpretation ion ancient Israel. Fishbane explores the rich tradition of exegesis 4/5(1).

Buy Biblical Interpretation In Ancient Israel (Clarendon Paperbacks) New Ed by Fishbane, Michael (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(2). First published in hardback in AugustProfessor Fishbane's book offers the first comprehensive analysis of the phenomenon of textual analysis in ancient Israel.

Description Biblical interpretation in ancient Israel EPUB

It explores the rich tradition of exegesis prior to the development of biblical interpretation in early classical Judaism and the earliest Christian communities, /5(21). Book Review: Biblical Interpretation in Ancient Israel. Roland E. Murphy. Union Seminary Review 4, Share.

Book Review: Biblical Interpretation in Ancient Israel Show all authors.

Details Biblical interpretation in ancient Israel EPUB

Roland E. Murphy. Biblical Interpretation in Ancient Israel By Michael Fishbone Oxford, Clarendon Press, 61 Author: Roland E.

Murphy. biblical interpretation in ancient israel PDF may not make exciting reading, but biblical interpretation in ancient israel is packed with valuable instructions, information and warnings. This acclaimed book offers the first comprehensive treatment and analysis fo the phenomenon of textual interpretation ion ancient Israel.

Fishbane explores the rich tradition of exegesis prior to the development of biblical interpretation in early classical Judaism and the earliest Christian communities, and analyzes four main categories of exegesis: scribal, legal, Brand: Michael Fishbane. Biblical interpretation in ancient Israel.

[Michael A Fishbane] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Winner of the National Jewish Book Award (USA), and the Biblical Archaeology Society's award () for the best scholarly book relating to the Old Testament.

Rating. A few years ago, I was teaching a course on the first five books of the Bible. When the class session on the 10 plagues in Exodus came around, an interesting discussion ensued among the students about the plague of the firstborn and whether or not the Israelite deity was morally justified in killing Egyptian babies.

After some handwringing, one student in the. First published in hardback in AugustProfessor Fishbane's book offers the first comprehensive analysis of the phenomenon of textual analysis in ancient Israel.

Download Biblical interpretation in ancient Israel EPUB

It explores the rich tradition of exegesis prior to the development of biblical interpretation in early classical Judaism and the earliest Christian communities, and examines four. The Bible and Interpretation Silk in Ancient Israel Though no silk remains have yet been found in Roman period contexts in the region of Roman Palestine, the circumstantial evidence is strong enough to argue that it was a luxury fiber used by people living in the region.

The Jubilee (Hebrew: יובל ‎ yōḇel; Yiddish: yoyvl) is the year at the end of seven cycles of shmita (Sabbatical years) and, according to Biblical regulations, had a special impact on the ownership and management of land in the Land of ing to the Book of Leviticus, Hebrew slaves and prisoners would be freed, debts would be forgiven, and the mercies of God would be.

How many people left Egypt. The Bible states thatfighting men in ancient Israel left Egyptian slavery under Moses (Numbers ). Biblical commentaries, using this number, project that roughly two to three million people left Egypt.

The above estimate is likely a bit low, since such projections cannot take into consideration the unknown number of non-Israelite males. This first volume of A History of Biblical Interpretation explores interpreters and their methods in the ancient period, from the very earliest stages to the time when the canons of Judaism and Christianity gained general acceptance.

The first part of the book concentrates on the use of the Scriptures within Judaism. A general acceptance of the books of the New Testament existed as early as the age of the church fathers A formal written or oral defense of a belief is called a(n).

Israel: An Archaeological Journey. Ten Top Biblical Archaeology Discoveries. The First Christmas: The Story of Jesus’ Birth in History and Tradition. The Holy Bible: A Buyer’s Guide. Exploring Genesis: The Bibles Ancient Traditions in Context.

The approach to schools in ancient Israel usually begins with wisdom literature, as emphasized in Heaton This approach can begin either with biblical wisdom literature itself—an approach suggested by comparative ancient Near East evidence, as with van der Toorn and Carr —or it can rely on the accounts of scribes and writing.

The Bible and Interpretation. The Ethics of War in Ancient Israel and Assyria. It will come as little surprise to students of the Bible’s ancient Near Eastern affinities that the idea of the human king as a defender of the cosmic order is closely paralleled in the biblical texts.

As in Assyria, the human king is YHWH’s counterpart. Professor of Ancient Cultures at Israel Bible Center Dr. Eli Lizorkin-Eyzenberg, Professor of Ancient Cultures at Israel Bible Center, is an expert Israeli scholar in Biblical Studies and early Christianity, with copious Jewish and Christian religious and secular education.

Critical analysis and interpretation of a Biblical word or passage is called. exegesis. Bible interpretation is both a(n) _____ and a(n) _____. An ancient symbol that represented a sound in a language was a(n): Of all the books in the New Testament, which are the first two books written.

James; Matthew. Though written for the layperson, this book is still an excellent resource for the scholar in Bible, ancient Near Eastern studies, or any study of culture. Life in Biblical Israel describes the setting of the Hebrew Bible, but not in terms of wars, leaders, and elite by:   Part 1.

Temples and High Places in Israel and the Canaanite World 1. Like Deities, Like Temples (Like People), Mark S. Smith, Skirball Professor of Bible and Ancient Near Eastern Studies, New York University 2.

Massebot in the Israelite Cult: An Argument for making Implicit Cultic Criteria Explicit, Elizabeth Bloch-Smith, Senior staff member on the Tel Dor. Fishbane, Michael A. Biblical interpretation in ancient Israel / Michael Fishbane Clarendon Press ; Oxford University Press Oxford [Oxfordshire]: New York Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

Biblical minimalism, also known as the Copenhagen School because two of its most prominent figures taught at Copenhagen University, is a movement or trend in biblical scholarship that began in the s with two main claims.

that the Bible cannot be considered reliable evidence for what had happened in ancient Israel; and; that "Israel" itself is a problematic subject for .In the context of biblical studies, the term “Persian period” is usually taken to refer to the time when the Ancient Persians were in power throughout the Near East.

These early Persians are also referred to as “Achaemenids,” after the eponymous ancestor first named in inscriptions by Darius I, and later mentioned by Herodotus.2. Michael Fishbane, Biblical Interpretation in Ancient Israel (Oxford: Clarendon Press, ).

3. Joseph Blenkinsopp, in Wisdom & Law in the Old Testament: The Ordering of Life in Israel and Early Judaism (Oxford: Oxford University Press, ), 94, argues that DeuteronomyCited by: 5.