From Author to Copyist: Essays on the Composition, Redaction, and Transmission of the Hebrew Bible in Honor of Zipi Talshir
Werman, Cana, editor
Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2015 pp. xxiv + 390. $62.50
Description: Zipi Talshirís work on the evolution, formation, and transmission of the Hebrew Bible throughout her academic career, her remarkable ability to integrate the Septuagint into this research, and her profound understanding of the late books of the Hebrew Bible and the process of canonization are well known and appreciated. In this volume, 21 of Talshir's colleagues and students contribute essays in her honor on these topics that are so close to her heart. A bibliography of her publications and a short biography open and complete this compelling volume presented by renowned authors in the field from all over Europe, Israel, and the U.S.
Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Septuagint, Literature, Methods, Historical Approaches
Review by Pieter de Vries
Citation: Pieter de Vries, review of Cana Werman, ed., From Author to Copyist: Essays on the Composition, Redaction, and Transmission of the Hebrew Bible in Honor of Zipi Talshir, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2016).
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