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Book of Jubilees: Rewritten Bible, Redaction, Ideology, and Theology (Michael Segal) Paperback Book, (SBL Press, 2013) 9781589837317
Book of Jubilees: Rewritten Bible, Redaction, Ideology, and Theology (Michael Segal) Paperback Book, (SBL Press, 2013) 9781589837317
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Title: The Book of Jubilees: Rewritten Bible, Redaction, Ideology, and Theology

Author: Segal, Michael

Publisher: SBL Press; Publication Date: 2013

Paperback; ISBN: 9781589837317

Volumes: 1; Pages: 386

List Price in Paper: $45.95 Our price: $35.99

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Almost all scholars have viewed the book of Jubilees as the work of a single author, applying to the book methods of analysis determined primarily by its literary genre, Rewritten Bible. This study suggests a new approach, in light of numerous contradictions between the rewritten stories, on the one hand, and the juxtaposed legal passages and chronological framework, on the other. It is suggested here that the editor of Jubilees adopted extant reworked sources, and added his own legal and chronological framework. This proposed literary-critical method is highly significant for the study of the book's worldview, as is demonstrated by the analysis of passages in Jubilees that relate to the origins of evil and of law in the world.
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