XVI Congress of the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies: Stellenbosch, 2016
Kotzé, Gideon R., Wolfgang Kraus and Michaël N. van der Meer, editors
Atlanta: SBL Press, 2019 pp. xi + 262. $43.95
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Description: This latest volume from the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies (IOSCS) includes the papers given at the XVI Congress of the IOSCS, South Africa, in 2016. The articles contribute to the study of the Septuagint and cognate literature by identifying and discussing new topics and lines of inquiry and developing fresh insights and arguments in existing areas of research. Scholars and students interested in different methods of studying the Septuagint corpora, the theology and reception of these texts, as well as the works of Josephus will find in this collection critical information for future work in Septuagint studies. Contributors include Nicholas Peter Legh Allen, Elena Belenkaja, Eugene Coetzer, Gunnar M. Eidsvĺg, Robert J. V. Hiebert, Pierre J. Jordan, Gideon R. Kotzé, Wolfgang Kraus, Jonathan M. Robker, Seppo Sipilä, Satoshi Toda, Michaël N. van der Meer, Leontien Vanderschelden, and Anssi Voitila.
Subjects: Bible, Septuagint, Literature, Methods, Linguistics, Greek, Hebrew, Historical Approaches, History, History of Judaism, Literary Approaches
Review by Martin Rösel
Citation: Martin Rösel, review of Gideon R. Kotzé,Wolfgang Kraus, and Michaël N. van der Meer, eds., XVI Congress of the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies: Stellenbosch, 2016, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2020).
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