The Hodayot (Thanksgiving Psalms): A Study Edition of 1QHa
Schuller, Eileen M. and Carol A. Newsom
Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2012 pp. xii + 110. $19.95
Early Judaism and Its Literature, 36
Description: 1QHodayot is recognized as one of the most important of the Dead Sea Scrolls and key to understanding the specific worldview and piety of its author(s). It contains a collection of psalms giving thanks for deliverance, salvation, knowledge, and divine mercy. This volume contains the text of 1QHodayot published in the definitive Discoveries in the Judaean Desert volume 40 and the English translation from that volume, lightly revised. It provides the most up-to-date, accessible, and inexpensive access to the text, translation, and official numbering of the columns and lines of 1QH.
Subjects: Literature, Methods, Linguistics, Translation and Translation Theory, Dead Sea Scrolls
Review by Philippus J. Botha
Citation: Philippus J. Botha, review of Eileen M. Schuller and Carol A. Newsom, The Hodayot (Thanksgiving Psalms): A Study Edition of 1QHa, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2014).
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