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Bibil Identifier bibil:212652
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) The Dietary Regulations in Deuteronomy 14 within Its Literary Context
Author Venter, P.M.
Journal HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies (Volume: 58, Issue: 3)
Year (Publication) 2002
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2002
Year (Copyright) 2002
Year (Reference) 2002
Language English
Pages 1240-1262 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract A structural analysis of Deuteronomy 14:1-21 indicates a well planned composition. A comparison with the same set of dietary regulations in Leviticus 11:2-20 indicates a process of literary growth in the Deuteronomy composition. An original list of land animals was extended into a literary unit on dietary regulations. A technique of inclusio was used in different literary layers to form this unit and to include it in the Deuteronomic Code and eventually in the Pentateuch. Different theories on Pentateuchal growth are considered so as to understand the ethical meaning of these dietary regulations within this larger literary framework.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Food Prescriptions
Pericopes Deuteronomy 14
Leviticus 11
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