Description: The volume is a commentary on 1 Enoch chapters 91-108 that begins with the Ethiopic text tradition but also takes the Greek and Aramaic (Dead Sea Scrolls) evidence into account. This section of 1 Enoch, which contains material from at least five different documents composed some time during the 2nd century BCE, provides a window into the early stages of the reception of the earliest Enoch tradition, as it was being negotiated in relation to elitist religious opponents, on the one hand, and in relation to other Jewish traditions that were flourishing at the time.
Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible / Old Testament, Apocalyptic Literature, Literature
Review by Archie T. Wright
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Citation: Archie T. Wright, review of Loren T. Stuckenbruck, 1 Enoch 91–108, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2010).
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