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Ancient Readers and their Scriptures

Engaging the Hebrew Bible in Early Judaism and Christianity

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explores the various ways that ancient Jewish and Christian writers engaged with and interpreted the Hebrew Bible in antiquity, focusing on physical mechanics of rewriting and reuse, modes of allusion and quotation, texts and text forms, text collecting, and the development of interpretative traditions. Contributions examine the use of the Hebrew Bible and its early versions in a variety of ancient corpora, including the Septuagint, Dead Sea Scrolls, New Testament, and Rabbinic work, analysing the vast array of textual permutations that define ancient engagement with Jewish scripture. This volume argues that the processes of reading and cognition, influenced by the physical and intellectual context of interpretation, are central aspects of ancient biblical interpretation that are underappreciated in current scholarship.

Author Biography

Garrick V. Allen, Ph.D. (2015, St Andrews) is Lecturer in New Testament at Dublin City University and Research Associate at the School of Ancient and Modern Cultures and Language, University of Pretoria. He is the author of The Book of Revelation and Early Jewish Textual Culture (Cambridge University Press, 2017). John Anthony Dunne, Ph.D. (2016, St Andrews) is Assistant Professor of New Testament at Bethel Seminary (St. Paul, MN). He is the author of Persecution and Participation in Galatians (Mohr Siebeck, 2017).
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October 25th, 2018
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Edited by Garrick Allen Edited by John Anthony Dunne
Country of Publication
Netherlands
Imprint
Brill
ISBN-13
9789004383364
Product ID
28255178

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