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Traditions in Transformation

Turning Points in Biblical Faith. Festschrift honoring Frank Moore Cross

Edited by Baruch Halpern and Jon D. Levenson

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ISBN: 978-0-931464-06-5

460 pages
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1981

Traditions in Transformation

Turning Points in Biblical Faith. Festschrift honoring Frank Moore Cross

Edited by Baruch Halpern and Jon D. Levenson

Fourteen studies contributed in honor of Frank Moore Cross, Hancock Professor of Biblical and Other Oriental Language at Harvard University. Contributors include: J. A. Miles, Jr., C. L’Heureux, B. Halpern, W. Janzen, R. B. Coote, R. J. Clifford, J. D. Levenson, R. E. Friedman, R. Polzin, J. S. Ackerman, L. J. Greenspoon, J. D. Purvis, J. J. Collins, and A. Y. Collins.

 

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Fourteen studies contributed in honor of Frank Moore Cross, Hancock Professor of Biblical and Other Oriental Language at Harvard University. Contributors include: J. A. Miles, Jr., C. L’Heureux, B. Halpern, W. Janzen, R. B. Coote, R. J. Clifford, J. D. Levenson, R. E. Friedman, R. Polzin, J. S. Ackerman, L. J. Greenspoon, J. D. Purvis, J. J. Collins, and A. Y. Collins.

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Preface

An Appreciation

Radical Editing: Redaktionsgeschichte and the Aesthetic of Willed Confusion - John A. Miles, Jr.

Searching for the Origins of God - Conrad E. L’Heureux

The Uneasy Compromise: Israel between League and Monarchy - Baruch Halpern

Withholding the Word - Waldemar Janzen

Yahweh Recalls Elijah - Robert B. Coote

In Zion and David A New Beginning: An Interpretation of Psalm 78 - Richard J. Clifford

From Temple to Synagogue: 1 Kings 8 - Jon D. Levenson

From Egypt to Egypt: Dtr1 and Dtr2 - Richard Elliott Friedman

Reporting Speech in the Book of Deuteronomy: Toward A Compositional Analysis of the Deuteronomic History - Robert Polzin

Satire and Symbolism in the Song of Jonah - James S. Ackerman

The Origin of the Idea of Resurrection - Leonard J. Greenspoon

The Samaritan Problem: A Case Study of Jewish Sectarianism in the Roman Era - James D. Purvis

Patterns of Eschatology at Qumran - John J. Collins

Myth and History In The Book of Revelation: The Problem of Its Date - Adela Yarbro Collins

Bibliography

Subject Index

Author Index

Scripture Index

Language Index

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