Reading and Re-Reading Scripture at Qumran, Volume 1: Genesis and its Interpretation (Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, Volume 107)

Reading and Re-Reading Scripture at Qumran, Volume 1: Genesis and its Interpretation (Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, Volume 107)

Moshe J. Bernstein


This choice of essays brings jointly in a single handy position the special insights of 1 of the prime specialists within the interpretation of Scripture within the moment Temple interval. The essays are superbly crafted, completely engaged with the first texts, rather well honed methodologically, and hugely informative. those volumes are bound to develop into a key reference element not just for students of the Scrolls, but in addition for all these drawn to the worries and techniques of Jewish interpretation long ago.
George J. Brooke, collage of Manchester

For it slow i've been hoping Moshe Bernstein's essays, that are types of scholarship, will be collected right into a handy assortment and i'm overjoyed that Brill has released thirty of them during this two-volume paintings. studying and Rereading Scripture at Qumran is an extremely wealthy source for the coed of scriptural interpretation within the Scrolls.
James C. VanderKam, college of Notre Dame

In our continuously increasing appreciation of where of scriptural interpretation within the useless Sea Scrolls, and its vital implications for what got here earlier than and after, the voice of Moshe Bernstein has been probably the most continual, liable, and revered. it's a singular carrier to the research of the historical past and literature of historic Judaism for his many state-of-the-art contributions to be to be had now in a single position. those volumes exhibit simply what number and manifold were the end result of Moshe Bernstein's labors, as a lot for his defining of outer literary limitations and as for his penetrating of internal exegetical dynamics.
Steven Fraade, Yale collage

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