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The End of the Psalter: Psalms 146–150 in the Masoretic Text, the Dead Sea Scrolls, and the Septuagint
Brodersen, Alma

Berlin: De Gruyter, 2017 pp. x + 321. $114.99


Description: "The End of the Psalter" presents new interpretations of Psalms 146-150 based on the oldest extant evidence: the Hebrew Masoretic Text, the Hebrew Dead Sea Scrolls, and the Greek Septuagint. On a sound methodological foundation the book analyses and compares these sources including their intertextual references, and concludes that Psalms 146-150 were at first separate texts which only in the Masoretic Text form the end of the Psalter.

Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Writings, Other Literature, Literature, Dead Sea Scrolls, Psalms

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Review by Nancy L. deClaissé-Walford
Published 1/17/2019
Citation: Nancy L. deClaissé-Walford, review of Alma Brodersen, The End of the Psalter: Psalms 146–150 in the Masoretic Text, the Dead Sea Scrolls, and the Septuagint, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2019).


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