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Noah and His Book(s)
Stone, Michael E., Aryeh Amihay and Vered Hillel, editors

Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2010 pp. 396. $45.95

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Description: In a collection of original essays, this book offers new insights on the question of the lost “book of Noah,” as well as studies of Noah’s figure in postbiblical literature. It focuses on ancient Jewish literature, including the Septuagint, the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha, the Dead Sea Scrolls, Philo, Josephus, and rabbinic literature, but Christian sources, especially Christian iconography, gnostic literature, and Syriac material, as well as later sources such as the Qur’an and Jewish medieval traditions, are also consulted. The contributors are Michael E. Stone, Vered Hillel, Aryeh Amihay, Michael Tuval, Daniel Machiela, Claire Pfann, Esther Eshel, Jeremy Penner, Rebecca Scharbach, Benjamin G. Wright III, Nadav Sharon and Moshe Tishel, Albert Geljon, Sergey Minov, Erica Martin, and Ruth Clements.

Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Pentateuch, Genesis, Literature, Methods, Historical Approaches, History, History of Interpretation

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Review by Emma England
Published 2/11/2011
Citation: Emma England, review of Michael E. Stone, Aryeh Amihay, and Vered Hillel, eds., Noah and His Book(s), Review of Biblical Literature [] (2011).

Review by Anthony Swindell
Published 2/11/2011
Citation: Anthony Swindell, review of Michael E. Stone, Aryeh Amihay, and Vered Hillel, eds., Noah and His Book(s), Review of Biblical Literature [] (2011).

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