By Isaac Kalimi

This quantity is a suite of clean essays in honor of Professor John T. Townsend. It makes a speciality of the translation of the typical Jewish and Christian Scripture (the Hebrew Bible/Old testomony) and on its off-shoots (Rabbinic Judaism and the hot Testament), in addition to on Jewish-Christian kin. The individuals, who're in demand students of their fields, contain James L. Crenshaw, Göran Eidevall, Anne E. Gardner, Lawrence M. Wills, Cecilia Wassen, Robert L. Brawley, Joseph B. Tyson, Eldon J. Epp, Yaakov Elman, Rivka Ulmer, Andreas Lehnardt, Reuven Kimelman, Bruce Chilton, and Michael W. Duggan.

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One could translate “After these words” as in Targum Pseudo-Jonathan. What words? According to this text, Ishmael and Isaac argued with one another about who was more worthy to receive the inheritance. Isaac claimed to be willing to give up his members were God to require it. 16 More telling than Genesis 12 is the immediate context. Thematic links lead readers back to the story about a jealous Sarah who persuades her spineless husband to drive a rival wife and her son into the desert where they will surely die from exposure.

150–159. 32. “The Demise of the School of Shammai and the Fall of Jerusalem,” in L. M. Teugels and R. ), Interpretation, Religion and Culture in Midrash and Beyond: Proceedings of the 2006 and 2007 SBL Sections (Piscatway, NJ: Georgias Press, 2008), pp. 69–78. 33. “Rabbinic Literature,” in R. L. Brawley et al. ), The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Ethics (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014), vol. 2, pp. 181–192. 34. “Misunderstood New Testament: Mark 2:23 and Galatian 2:1,” in A. J. Avery-Peck, C.

368–374. 8 See S. Paul, Amos (Hermeneia; Philadelphia: Fortress, 1991), pp. 194–198, with convincing arguments for this reconstruction of the text’s original points of reference. 9 For a more elaborate discussion, see P. von der Osten-Sacken, “Die Bücher der Tora als Hütte der Gemeinde. Amos 5 26f. in der Damaskusschrift,” ZAW 91 (1979), pp. 423–435. 34 Eidevall are the ‘tents (‫ )סכות‬of the king’, as it says, ‘I will re-erect the fallen tent of David’ [Amos 9:11]. vacat ‘The king’ is the nation and the ‘foundation (‫ )כיון‬of your images’ are the books of the prophets whose words Israel despised.

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