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Author Stuckenbruck, Loren T.

Title 1 Enoch 91-108 / Loren T. Stuckenbruck
Published Berlin ;Boston : De Gruyter, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (869 pages)
Series Commentaries on Early Jewish Literature
Commentaries on early Jewish literature.
Contents Frontmatter -- Table Of Contents -- Chapter One Introduction -- Chapter Two Part One The Apocalypse Of Weeks (1 -- Enoch 93:1...10; 91:11...17) -- Chapter Three Part Two Exhortation (91:1...10, -- 18...19) -- Chapter Four Part Three The Epistle Of Enoch -- (92:1...5; 93:11...14; 94:1...105:2) -- Chapter Five Part Four Birth Of Noah -- (106:1...107:3) -- Chapter Six Part Five Eschatological Admonition -- (108:1...15) -- Backmatter
Summary The volume is a commentary on 1 Enoch chapters 91-108 that begins with the Ethiopic text tradition but also takes the Greek and Aramaic (Dead Sea Scrolls) evidence into account. This section of 1 Enoch, most of which contains material from documents composed during the 2nd century BCE, provides a window into the early stages of the reception of the earliest Enoch tradition as it was being negotiated in relation to elitist religious opponents and in relation to other Jewish traditions that were flourishing at the time
Notes In English
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed Mar. 30, 2016)
Subject Apocryphal books (Old Testament)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 3110204134