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From revelation to canon : studies in the Hebrew Bible and Second Temple literature

This is a collection of essays that offer studies of texts, traditions, and themes from the Hebrew Bible and the literature of the second-temple period. It includes studies of apocalypticism, the high priesthood, calendars and festivals, and essays on 1 Enoch and the Book of Jubilees.
Print Book, English, 2000
Brill, Leiden, 2000
xi, 604 pages ; 24 cm.
9789004115576, 9004115579
Introduction: Revealed Literature in the Second Temple Period
Hebrew Bible
Davidic Complicity in the Deaths of Abner and Eshbaal: A Historical and Redactional Study
Bhl in Ps 2:5 and Its Etymology
Ezra-Nehemiah or Ezra and Nehemiah?
Calendar and Festivals
The Origin, Character, and Early History of the 364-Day Calendar: A Reassessment of Jaubert's Hypotheses
2 Maccabees 6, 7a and Calendrical Change in Jerusalem
Hanukkah: Its Timing and Significance According to 1 and 2 Maccabees
John 10 and the Feast of the Dedication
High Priesthood
Joshua the High Priest and the Interpretation of Zechariah 3
Jewish High Priests of the Persian Period: Is the List Complete?
People and High Priesthood in Early Maccabean Times
Simon the Just: Simon I or Simon II?
Apocalyptic Studies
The Prophetic-Sapiential Origins of Apocalyptic Thought
Prophecy and Apocalyptics in the Ancient Near East
Studies in 1 Enoch and Jubilees
a. General
Biblical Interpretation in 1 Enoch and Jubilees
Enoch Traditions in Jubilees and Other
Second-Century Sources
b. 1 Enoch
The Theophany of Enoch I 3b-7, 9
Some Major Issues in the Contemporary Study of 1 Enoch: Reflections on J.T. Milik's The Books of Enoch: Aramaic Fragments of Qumran Cave 4
Studies in the Apocalypse of Weeks (1 Enoch 93:1-10; 91:11-17)
The Textual Base for the Ethiopic Translation of 1 Enoch
The Birth of Noah
Righteous One, Messiah, Chosen One, and Son of Man in 1 Enoch 37-71
c. Jubilees
The Putative Author of the Book of Jubilees
Jubilees and the Hebrew Texts of Genesis-Exodus
Jubilees and the Priestly Messiah of Qumran
Putting Them in Their Place: Geography as an Evaluative Tool
Genesis 1 in Jubilees 2
Studies in the Chronology of the Book of Jubilees
Jubilees' Exegetical Creation of Levi the Priest