Book of Jubilees.

The Book of Jubilees, a Jewish retelling of Genesis and the first half of Exodus, was an important work for the community of the Dead Sea Scrolls. This Guide, following the format of this successful series, gives an introduction to Jubilees that covers its dating, its textual history and its purpose...

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Main Author: VanderKam, James
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2001.
Series:Guides to the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha.
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Summary:The Book of Jubilees, a Jewish retelling of Genesis and the first half of Exodus, was an important work for the community of the Dead Sea Scrolls. This Guide, following the format of this successful series, gives an introduction to Jubilees that covers its dating, its textual history and its purpose; a survey of its theological teachings and themes; and a section-by-section commentary that includes a comparison of its divergences from Genesis and the meaning and emphasis of each section. This volume, by the leading authority on Jubilees, provides the very best introduction for the student and.
Item Description:Index of ReferencesIndex of Authors.
Physical Description:1 online resource (168 pages).
ISBN:9780567134387
0567134385