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Bibil Identifier bibil:220991
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Literacy, Utopia and Memory: Is There a Public Teaching in Deuteronomy?
Author Berge, Kåre
Journal Journal of Hebrew Scriptures (Volume: 12, Issue: 3)
Year (Publication) 2012
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2012
Year (Copyright) 2012
Year (Reference) 2012
Language English
Pages 1-19 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The “teaching program” in Deuteronomy presupposes a degree of general literacy that goes beyond what was possible at the time of its production. This article investigates the possibility of seeing this program as a utopia meant for the reading elite rather than for the public. This is a desire in which “historically situated actors seek to reimagine their present and transform it into a plausible future”. It is a vision of a reading community based on the explication of the Book of the Torah of Moses.
DOI 10.5588/jhs.2012.v12.a3
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the Old Testament : Pentateuch : Deuteronomy
Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Education
Terms לָמַד למד
Links Online document (PDF, English)
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