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This quantity of essays addresses from various vantage issues the relation of scriptures and neighborhood that has been so important to the canonical serious paintings of James A. Sanders. the 1st a part of the quantity makes a speciality of the formation of the Jewish and Christian canons and texts in them, whereas the second one half seems to be at old and smooth appropriations of canonical texts. jointly those essays express the a number of capability hyperlinks among canonical feedback and ancient, literary, feminist and different ways in modern biblical studies.

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E. Tov, The Greek Minor Prophets Scroll from Nahal Hever (SHevXIIgr) (DID, 8; Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1990), pp. 145-53 surveys the textual affinities of the Prophets Scroll Vorlage and finds a clear leaning of the scroll toward protoMasoretic readings. J. Parsons, The Scripts and their Date', pp. 19-26. ' 76. A. Sanders, Text and Canon: Concepts and Method', JBL 98 (1979), pp. 5-29. CARR Canonization in the Context of Community 51 now the sight has been witnessed of prisoners enduring tortures and death in every form in the theaters, rather than utter a single word against the laws and the allied document.

On the linkage of different tradition streams cf. K. ), Zu Tradition und Theologie im Alten Testament (Biblische-Theologische Studien, 2; Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener Verlag, 1978), pp. 50-51; and M. Smith, Palestinian Parties and Politics that Shaped the Old Testament (New York: Columbia University Press, 1971), pp. 170-82. C. Eskenazi, In an Age of Prose (SBLMS, 36; Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1988), n. 93 pp. 75-76. 27. For discussion with references see Blum, Studien zur Komposition des Pentateuch, pp.

104-105. 37. L. ) 41 (1940), p. 30. 40 Thirdly, in a fascinating study, Maier has argued 38. Swanson, The Closing of Holy Scripture', pp. 114-21. 39. 35-36), Tertullian (Praescr. Haeret. 45) and Jerome (ad Matt. 3132). Fuller references can be found in J. Le Moyne, Les Sadduceens (Paris: Gabalda, 1972), pp. 150-51 referring to a text list on pp. 142-45. The discussions in Josephus, Ant. 4 focus on the divergence between Pharisees and Sadducees regarding regulations in oral law. Though these texts testify to a focus among the Sadducees on written law, they do not establish the existence of any kind of dispute between Sadducees and Pharisees regarding Prophets or other written Scriptures.

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