Deuteronomy-Kings as Emerging Authoritative Books: A Conversation
Edelman, Diana V., editor
Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2014 pp. xii + 289. $33.95
Ancient Near East Monographs, 6
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Description: Experts explore the themes and topics that made Deuteronomy and the Former Prophets appealing to ancient readers leading ultimately to those texts becoming authoritative for Persian and Hellenistic readers. This unique collection of essays focuses on what larger impact these texts might have had on primary and secondary audiences as part of emerging Torah. Contributors include Klaus-Peter Adam, Yairah Amit, Thomas M. Bolin, Philip R. Davies, Serge Frolov, Susanne Gilmayr-Bucher, E. Axel Knauf, Christoph Levin, James R. Linville, and Thomas RŲmer, and Diana V. Edelman.
Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Pentateuch, Deuteronomy, Historical Books, Joshua, Judges, 1-2 Samuel, 1-2 Kings, 1-2 Chronicles, Literature, Methods, Literary Approaches, Canonical Criticism
Review by Trent C. Butler
Citation: Trent C. Butler, review of Diana V. Edelman, ed., Deuteronomy-Kings as Emerging Authoritative Books: A Conversation, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2015).
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