Moses in Biblical and Extra-Biblical Traditions
Graupner, Axel and Michael Wolter, editors
Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2007 pp. viii + 277. $141.00
Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft, 372
Description: The papers in this volume revolve around the history of the influence exerted by the person of Moses and the traditions associated with him. They deal not only with the function of the figure of Moses in the Pentateuch, the salvation in the Red Sea and the final day of Mosesí life, but also with the way Moses was received in the Deuteronomic history, the Psalms, the Book of Jeremiah, the Septuagint, in Qumran, early Jewish extra-biblical literature, the New Testament and the Early Church.
Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Pentateuch, Literature, Methods, Historical Approaches, History, Form, Tradition and Redaction Criticism
Review by Hallvard Hagelia
Citation: Hallvard Hagelia, review of Axel Graupner and Michael Wolter, eds., Moses in Biblical and Extra-Biblical Traditions, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2009).
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