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Bibil Identifier bibil:245157
Publication Type Book
Title (English, Long) Deuteronomy and the Emergence of Textual Authority in Jeremiah
Author Mastnjak, Nathan
Series Forschungen zum Alten Testament. 2. Reihe (Volume: 87)
Year (Publication) 2016
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2016
Year (Copyright) 2016
Year (Reference) 2016
Library BCU/Dorigny, Lausanne
Signature XA 578/87
Place 223.7.08
Publishing house Mohr Siebeck
Place Tübingen
ISBN 978-3-16-154401-9
Edition number 1
Language English
Pages xi Pages
261 Pages
height in cm 23
Genre Original
Abstract The close relationship between Jeremiah and Deuteronomy has stood near the center of Jeremiah scholarship for over a century. Nathan Mastnjak brings new light to this phenomenon by subjecting every credible allusion to Deuteronomy in Jeremiah to detailed analysis with particular attention to interpretative processes and the dynamics of authority. By locating each allusion in the history of the composition of the book, the author traces a discernible shift in the perspective on Deuteronomy's authority. While early texts in Jeremiah allude to Deuteronomy as merely one prestigious literary work among others, it emerges as a religious textual authority in the later layers. These later layers construct and deploy Deuteronomy as an authority but are simultaneously constrained to transform it in the interest of religious innovation.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the Old Testament : Latter Prophets : Jeremiah
Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the Old Testament : Pentateuch : Deuteronomy
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Historical Traditions : Deuteronomist
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