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The formation of the Jewish canon

Timothy H. Lim


Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (BS 1135 .L56 2013 )()

  • Title:
    The formation of the Jewish canon
  • Author: Timothy H. Lim
  • Description: Modern and ancient views of the canon -- The emergence of the canon reconsidered -- The earliest canonical lists and notices -- The Torah in the Persian and early Hellenistic periods -- The letter of Aristeas and its early interpreters -- The wisdom of Jesus ben Sira and 2 Maccabees -- The Dead Sea scrolls and authoritative scriptures -- The holy books of the Essenes and Therapeutae -- Canon in the Gospels and Pauline letters -- The formation of the Jewish canon -- Appendix 1: Some modern canons -- Appendix 2: Early canonical lists -- Appendix 3: Bryennios and Epiphanius lists -- Appendix 4: Extra-canonical Jewish writings and the Pauline letters -- Appendix 5: Scriptural references in Sirach 44:50.
  • Local Note: acq2015rel
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press
  • Format: xiv, 288 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780300164343;ISBN 0300164343
  • Subjects: Canon (Literature) -- History; Kanon; Entstehung; Bible. Old Testament -- Canon; Bible. Old Testament -- History; Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc; Biblia Hebraica; "Bible. AT"
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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