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XV Congress of the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies
Kraus, Wolfgang, MichaŽl van der Meer and Martin Meiser, editors

Atlanta: SBL Press, 2016 pp. viii + 796. $99.95

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Description: The study of Septuagint offers essential insights in ancient Judaism and its efforts to formulate Jewish identity within a non-Jewish surrounding culture. This book includes the papers given at the XV Congress of the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies (IOSCS), held in Munich, Germany, in 2013. The first part of this book deals with questions of textual criticism. The second part is dedicated to philology. The third part underlines the increasing importance of Torah in Jewish self-definition.

Subjects: Bible, Septuagint, Literature

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Review by Theo van der Louw
Published 8/30/2018
Citation: Theo van der Louw, review of Wolfgang Kraus, MichaŽl van der Meer, and Martin Meiser, eds., XV Congress of the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2018).


Review by Ville Mškipelto
Published 4/4/2019
Citation: Ville Mškipelto, review of Wolfgang Kraus, MichaŽl van der Meer, and Martin Meiser, eds., XV Congress of the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2019).


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