Scribes And Schools: The Canonization Of The Hebrew Scriptures

Scribes And Schools The Canonization Of The Hebrew Scriptures Philip R Davies investigates the ways that the ancient world produced canons and textual collections with special attention to the social practices embodied by scribes schools archives and librari

  • Title: Scribes And Schools: The Canonization Of The Hebrew Scriptures
  • Author: Philip R. Davies
  • ISBN: 9780664220778
  • Page: 396
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Philip R Davies investigates the ways that the ancient world produced canons and textual collections, with special attention to the social practices embodied by scribes, schools, archives, and libraries The result is a constructive proposal for how the Old Testament arose in its many parts and grew to status as an accepted document, even as a religious object This bookPhilip R Davies investigates the ways that the ancient world produced canons and textual collections, with special attention to the social practices embodied by scribes, schools, archives, and libraries The result is a constructive proposal for how the Old Testament arose in its many parts and grew to status as an accepted document, even as a religious object This book is a significant contribution to the understanding of scribal activity and its effect on Israel s texts, and it is sure to be as controversial as it is elucidating.

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