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Sha'arei Talmon

Studies in the Bible, Qumran, and Ancient Near East Presented to Shemaryahu Talmon

Edited by Michael Fishbane, Emanuel Tov, and Weston W. Fields

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Sha'arei Talmon

Studies in the Bible, Qumran, and Ancient Near East Presented to Shemaryahu Talmon

Edited by Michael Fishbane, Emanuel Tov, and Weston W. Fields

Offered in celebration of Talmon’s half-century of life and study in Israel, the essays in this Festschrift reflect Talmon’s lifelong interest in all phases of biblical and related study. Also included is a comprehensive listing of Talmon’s published writings.

 

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Offered in celebration of Talmon’s half-century of life and study in Israel, the essays in this Festschrift reflect Talmon’s lifelong interest in all phases of biblical and related study. Also included is a comprehensive listing of Talmon’s published writings.

Editors’ Preface

Abbreviations

Abstracts of Hebrew Articles

The Published Writings of Shemaryahu Talmon

Biblical Literature and Exegesis

MICHAEL FISHBANE - University of Chicago The Well of Living Water: A Biblical Motif and Its Ancient Transformations

WESTON W. FIELDS - Hebrew University The Motif ‘Night as Danger’ Associated with Three Biblical Destruction Narratives

JAN P. FOKKELMAN - University of Leiden Structural Remarks on Judges 9 and 19

CYRUS H. GORDON - New York University ‘This Time’ (Genesis 2:23)

BARUCH HALPERN - York University Sociological Comparativism and the Theological Imagination: The Case of the Conquest

PAUL D. HANSON - Harvard University 1 Chronicles 15-16 and the Chronicler’s Views on the Levites

SARA JAPHET - Hebrew University The Israelite Legal and Social Reality as Reflected in Chronicles: A Case Study

OTTO KAISER - Philipps University, Marburg The Law as Center of the Hebrew Bible

KLAUS KOCH - University of Hamburg Ezra and Meremoth: Remarks on the History of the High Priesthood

NORBERT LOHFINK - Philologisch-Theologische Hochschule Sankt Georgen Deuteronomy 6:24: ‘To Maintain Us’

CAROL L. MEYERS and ERIC M. MEYERS - Duke University Jerusalem and Zion after the Exile: The Evidence of First Zechariah

JACOB MILGROM - University of California, Berkeley The Priestly Laws of Sancta Contamination

SHALOM M. PAUL - Hebrew University Polysensuous Polyvalency in Poetic Parallelism

ROLF RENDTORFF - University of Heidelberg The Image of Postexilic Israel in German Bible Scholarship from Wellhausen to von Rad

NAHUM M. SARNA - Brandeis University, Emeritus Legal Terminology in Psalm 3:8

JACK M. SASSON - University of North Carolina Time...to Begin

J. ALBERTO SOGGIN - University of Rome Jacob in Shechem and in Bethel (Genesis 35:1-7)

MATITIAHU TSEVAT - Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati Was Samuel a Nazirite?

Textual Criticism

MICHAEL V. FOX - University of Wisconsin, Madison The Redaction of the Greek Alpha-Text of Esther

MOSHE GOSHEN-GOTTSTEIN - Hebrew University Editions of the Hebrew Bible—Past and Future

SARAH KAMIN The Theological Significance of the Hebraica Veritas in Jerome’s Thought

EMANUEL TOV - Hebrew University Interchanges of Consonants between the Masoretic Text and the Vorlage of the Septuagint

EUGENE ULRICH - University of Notre Dame The Canonical Process, Textual Criticism, and Latter Stages in the Composition of the Bible

Qumran

JAMES H. CHARLESWORTH - Princeton Theological Seminary An Allegorical and Autobiographical Poem by the Moreh has-Sedeq (1GH 8:4-11)

JONAS C. GREENFIELD - Hebrew University Two Notes on the Apocryphal Psalms

ALEXANDER ROFE - Hebrew University A Neglected Meaning of the Verb and the Text of 1QS vi: 11-13

JAMES A. SANDERS - Claremont School of Theology The Dead Sea Scrolls and Biblical Studies

Judaism

W. D. DAVIES - Duke University, Emeritus Reflections on Territory in Judaism

JACOB NEUSNER - University of Southern Florida Biblical Exegesis and the Formation of Judaism: Sifra and the Problem of the Mishnah

Ancient Near East

TZVI ABUSCH - Brandeis University Ritual and Incantation: Interpretation and Textual History of Maqlu vii:58-105 and ix: 152-59

WILLIAM W. HALLO - Yale University Royal Ancestor Worship in the Biblical World

THORKILD JACOBSEN - Harvard University, Emeritus The Spell of Nudimmud

Index of References

Hebrew Bible

Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha

New Testament

Qumran/Dead Sea Scrolls

Mishnaic and Other Rabbinic Writings

Other Ancient Near Eastern Texts

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