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Rewritten Bible Reconsidered: Proceedings of the Conference in Karkku, Finland
Laato, Antti and Jacques van Ruiten, editors

Turku, Finland/Winona Lake, Ind.: Ňbo Akademi University/Eisenbrauns, 2008 pp. iv + 287. $49.00

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Studies in Rewritten Bible, 1

Description: On August 24-26, 2006, the department of Biblical Studies, Abo Akademi University (Finland), held a small conference on Rewritten Bible in Karkku (Finland). The aim of this conference was to map different scholarly interests in Rewritten Bible and boost research on it, in addition to developing a better methodological understanding of interpretive processes in rewritten biblical texts. Scholars who took part in this conference were specialists in different fields, for example, biblical studies, Jewish literature of the Second Temple period, rabbinic literature, early Christian literature, and Islamic literature.

Subjects: Bible, Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha, Pseudepigrapha, Literature

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Review by Sidnie White Crawford
Published 5/23/2009
Citation: Sidnie White Crawford, review of Antti Laato and Jacques van Ruiten, eds., Rewritten Bible Reconsidered: Proceedings of the Conference in Karkku, Finland, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2009).


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