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Leshon Limmudim: Essays on the Language and Literature of the Hebrew Bible in Honour of A.A. Macintosh
Baer, David A. and Robert P. Gordon, editors

London: Bloomsbury, 2013 pp. xxvi + 324. $128.00

Series Information
Library of Biblical Studies/Old Testament Studies, 593


Description: In the course of along and noteworthy career, Dr Andrew Macintosh has trained a large number of students in the language and literature of the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. Some of these have gone on to achieve recognition as leading biblical scholars, while others have occupied positions of influence in education and religion. All have been shaped by the honorand's unquenchable enthusiasm for the Hebrew language and its employment in texts ancient, medieval, and modern. In addition to his own estimable scholarly publications, Dr Macintosh has been a valued and appreciated colleague to others in his field. A select number of those colleagues—some of whom learned Hebrew as the honorand's pupils— present cutting-edge essays on the language, literature, and context of the Hebrew Bible and Old Testament as a gesture of respect to their friend, mentor, and colleague. From drunken Noah to behind closed doors in the Davidic monarchy, from the biblical genesis of humanity to the biblical lexicon of wine-making, senior scholars here present discerning essays that address the wide range of biblical studies which characterizes the career and contribution of their colleague A.A.Macintosh.

Subjects: Bible, Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha, Mishnah, Talmudic and Rabbinic Literature, Greco-Roman Literature, Early Christian Literature, Literature, Methods, Linguistics, Historical Approaches, Literary Approaches, Theological Approaches, Dead Sea Scrolls

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Review by Krzysztof J. Baranowski
Published 6/23/2016
Citation: Krzysztof J. Baranowski, review of David A. Baer and Robert P. Gordon, eds., Leshon Limmudim: Essays on the Language and Literature of the Hebrew Bible in Honour of A.A. Macintosh, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2016).


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