The Book of the Covenant : a literary approach /

This volume offers a synchronic, literary reading of the final form of the laws of Exodus 20.22-23.19 (commonly, though inaccurately labelled "The Book of the Covenant"), in contrast with primarily source- and form-critical approaches commonly utilized in the past. The work seeks to demons...

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Author / Creator:Sprinkle, Joe M.
Imprint:Sheffield, England : JSOT Press, ©1994.
Description:1 online resource (224 pages).
Language:English
Series:Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 174
Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 174.
Subject:Book of the Covenant -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. -- Exodus.
Bible. -- A.T. -- Exode. -- XX, 22-XXIII, 33 -- Critique, interprétation, etc.
Code de l'Alliance -- Critique, interprétation, etc.
Bible. -- Exodus.
Book of the Covenant.
Jewish law.
Law (Theology) -- Biblical teaching.
Droit juif -- Enseignement biblique.
Droit (Théologie) -- Enseignement biblique.
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Old Testament.
Jewish law.
Law (Theology) -- Biblical teaching.
Bondsboek.
Literaire structuur.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11183704
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ISBN:9780567588395
0567588394
9781850754671
1850754675
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Notes:A shortened version of the author's thesis (Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, 1990) under title: A literary approach to biblical law : Exodus 20:22-23:19.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 208-214) and index.
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Summary:This volume offers a synchronic, literary reading of the final form of the laws of Exodus 20.22-23.19 (commonly, though inaccurately labelled "The Book of the Covenant"), in contrast with primarily source- and form-critical approaches commonly utilized in the past. The work seeks to demonstrate that this literary unit is much more coherent, more integrated into its narrative context, less in need of the positing of corruptions, secondary insertions, rearrangements or the like than has usually been recognized. The approach instead seeks to find authorial purpose in each case where sch.
Other form:Print version: Sprinkle, Joe M. Book of the Covenant. Sheffield, England : JSOT Press, ©1994 1850754675 9781850754671