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Text in Context: Essays by Members of the Society for Old Testament Study

A. D. H. Mayes


This book is a collection of essays by members of the Society for Old Testament Study, and reviews new approaches and major developments in established approaches to Old Testament study over a wide range of topics. The scholarly study of the Old Testament is now marked by a rich diversity of approaches and concerns. In the last two decades of the twentieth century, an interest in the text and the implications for its interpretation of the fact that it is no longer the preserve of a single scholarly community have become central, while the reconstruction of the history of the people from whom i ... More

Keywords: authorship, background, biblical text, diversity, historical study, literary study, Old Testament, readership, scholarly study, Society for Old Testament Study, textual study

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Print publication date: 2000 Print ISBN-13: 9780198263913
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2004 DOI:10.1093/0198263910.001.0001


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A. D. H. Mayes, editor
University of Dublin
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