three times a year studies on festival legislation in the pentateuch

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Three Times A Year

Author : Shimon Gesundheit
ISBN : 3161509803
Genre : Religion
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The festival calendars in the Pentateuch have made up the heart of critical biblical research from the beginning. Each of the calendars was thought to have taken shape against its own specific historical background and to accurately reflect a distinct stage in the development of Israel’s cultic and social institutions. Classical hypotheses used them to distinguish the different legal codes in the Pentateuch from each other, to define the original compositions, and to arrange them relative to each other in an historical, chronological sequence. Shimon Gesundheit challenges the classical historical reconstructions and the methodology driving them. He presents an alternate point of view, according to which the festival laws do not simplistically reflect the specific cultic or social realities of actual historical periods. Rather, through their legal discourse, they shape and promote new ideas by textual revision and redaction, in the lemmatic style of midrash, and they represent a process of progressive literary development.

The Pentateuch Its Composition And Its Authorship And Other Biblical Studies

Author : Moses Hirsch Segal
ISBN : UCAL:B3105104
Genre : Bible
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The Chosen Few

Author : Maristella Botticini
ISBN : 9780691144870
Genre : Business & Economics
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Maristella Botticini and Zvi Eckstein show that, contrary to previous explanations, this transformation was driven not by anti-Jewish persecution and legal restrictions, but rather by changes within Judaism itself after 70 CE--most importantly, the rise of a new norm that required every Jewish male to read and study the Torah and to send his sons to school. Over the next six centuries, those Jews who found the norms of Judaism too costly to obey converted to other religions, making world Jewry shrink. Later, when urbanization and commercial expansion in the newly established Muslim Caliphates increased the demand for occupations in which literacy was an advantage, the Jews found themselves literate in a world of almost universal illiteracy. From then forward, almost all Jews entered crafts and trade, and many of them began moving in search of business opportunities, creating a worldwide Diaspora in the process.

Evangelical Dictionary Of Theology

Author : Walter A. Elwell
ISBN : 9780801020759
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An updated version of Elwell's Evangelical Dictionary of Theology with articles covering systematic, historical, and philosophical theology as well as theological ethics.

Studies In The Pentateuch

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An Introduction To The Critical Study And Knowledge Of The Holy Scriptures

Author : Thomas Hartwell Horne
ISBN : 9781108068215
Genre : History
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Reissued in five parts, this is the revised four-volume tenth edition (1856) of an influential work of biblical scholarship.

Littell S Living Age

Author : Eliakim Littell
ISBN : UIUC:30112110906846
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