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Briefe
Wellhausen, Julius
Smend, Rudolf, editor

Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2013 pp. xii + 887. $135.00


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Julius Wellhausen (1844-1918), initially a Professor of Old Testament Studies at the Faculty of Theology in Greifswald and then a Professor of Semitic Studies at the Faculties of Philosophy in Halle, Marburg and Göttingen, formulated the modern view of the history of ancient Israel and was also a pioneer in the fields of pre- and early Islamic Arabia and the New Testament. His works have been given frequent praise for their unique literary qualities, which are also evident here in these letters, almost all of which are being published for the first time. This volume contains more than 1,000 letters; among the recipients are names such as F. Althoff, A. v. Harnack, W. Herrmann, A. Jülicher, A. Kuenen, P. de Lagarde, E. Littmann, Th. Mommsen, Th. Nöldeke, Ed. Schwartz, A. Schweitzer and W.R. Smith. The subjects dealt with are diverse and transcend the fields of academia.

Survey of contents:

Vorwort - Briefe 1863-1917 - Göttingen 1863-72 - Greifswald 1872-82 - Halle 1882-85 - Marburg 1885-92 - Göttingen 1892-1917 - Anmerkungen - Beilagen: Lebenslauf (1868) - Wissenschaftliche Arbeit (1868) - Predigt (1868) - Belegte Lehrveranstaltungen 1862-65 - Gehaltene Lehrveranstaltungen 1868-1913 - Emendationen zu Jesaja (1872) - Bibliographie 1870-1914 - Verzeichnis der Nachrufe - Abbildungsnachweise - Empfänger der Briefe - Namenregister

Subjects: Bible, Literature, Methods, Historical Approaches, History, Other Methods, Source Criticism, History of Interpretation

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Review by James Alfred Loader
Published 4/16/2015
Citation: James Alfred Loader, review of Julius Wellhausen; Rudolf Smend, ed., Briefe, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2015).


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