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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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: VanderKam, James
Format: eBook
Published: London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2001.
Series:Guides to the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha.
Online Access:Click for online access
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Contents; Preface; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction; Description; The Text of the Book of Jubilees; The Approximate Date of Composition; Further Reading; 2. Survey of the Book of Jubilees; Jubilees 1: An Introduction to the Bible; Jubilees 2.1-11.13: The Primeval Stories; Jubilees 11.14-50.13: From Abra(ha)m to Moses; Further Reading; 3. Aspects of the Book of Jubilees; Jubilees'' Self-Presentation; Jubilees in Relation to Genesis-Exodus; The Theology of the Author; The Book of Jubilees and its Author; Jubilees'' Influence on Later Literature; Further Reading; Bibliography.