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Author Brin, Gershon.

Title The concept of time in the Bible and the Dead Sea Scrolls / by Gershon Brin
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2001
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 389 pages)
Series Studies on the texts of the desert of Judah, 0169-9962 ; v. 39
Studies on the texts of the desert of Judah ; v. 39. 0169-9962
Contents Previously Published Material; Contents; Foreword; Note; Introduction: The Concept of Time in Ancient Literature: The Bible and the Dead Sea Scrolls; 1. Terms Used to Indicate Time in the Bible; 2. "Day" ([Hebrew omitted]) as a Term for Time in the Bible; 3. On [Hebrew omitted] in the Bible; 4. The Terms [Hebrew omitted] and [Hebrew omitted] for Describing the Past in the Bible; 5. The Formula "X-[Hebrew omitted]" (or "X-[Hebrew omitted]") in the Bible: Some Characteristics of Historiographical Writing in Israel; 6. Biblical Formulae for Depicting Duration of Time
Summary This work examines the approach to time in ancient Hebrew literature, beginning with the Bible and concluding with the first century CE, the latest possible time frame for the Scrolls. The volume discusses issues of terminology, substance and ideology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 375-380) and index
Notes Text in English and Hebrew
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Subject Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Dead Sea scrolls.
Time in the Bible.
Time -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1417538988 (electronic bk.)
9004123148 (acid-free paper)
9781417538980 (electronic bk.)
9789004123144 (acid-free paper)