Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

JSt 325 Retelling the Bible

Discusses how the Bible was read in antiquity. Surveys the genres of early Jewish Biblical interpretation, including inter-Biblical interpretation, rewritten Bible, translation, allegory, allusion. Sources include the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha, the Dead Sea Scrolls, Greco-Jewish literature and Rabbinic Midrash


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