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Writing the Bible - a book by Davies, Philip R.

Writing the Bible

Scribes, Scribalism and Script

Writing the Bible( )
Author: Davies, Philip R.
Römer, Thomas
Publication Date:Sep 2014
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $150.00
Book Description:

For many years it has been recognized that the key to explaining the production of the Bible lies in understanding the profession, the practice and the mentality of scribes in the ancient Near East, classical Greece and the Greco-Roman world. In many ways, however, the production of the Jewish literary canon, while reflecting wider practice, constitutes an exception because of its religious function as the written "word of God", leading in turn to the veneration of scrolls as sacred...
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Detailed Subjects: Religion / Biblical Studies / General
Book Weight:1.15 Pounds

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