Take another scroll and write : studies in the interpretive afterlife of prophets and prophecy in Judaism, Christianity and Islam / edited by Pekka Lindqvist & Sven Grebenstein
- Studies in the reception history of the Bible ; 6
- Elijah, the servant, and Phinehas: the exegetical tradition behind Ben Sira's portrayal of Elijah's coming (Sir 48:10-11) -- "Prophecy" and "rewriting" in the Dead Sea Scrolls -- "One of the prophets of the old" (Lk 9:19): Lukes' rewriting of the biblical prophetic tradition -- Past, present, and prophecy in Hebrews 1 -- Bringing the beast into the present: Daniel 7 rewritten in Revelation 13 -- Hezekiah in the rewritten version of the Book of Isaiah, Targum Isaiah -- Moshe ha-Naví in Rabbinic tradition -- Rabbis on false prophets -- Prophecy and pseudo-prophecy: Biblical texts, rewritten Bible, and ancient exegetical literature -- Eve, Rebecca, and Mary as prophetical images of the church -- The prophet Muḥammad and the Arabian prophecy -- The use of the Book of Isaiah in Catholico Timotheos' dialogue with Caliph al-Mahdi -- The role of prophecy in early Christian-Arabic apologetics: Theodore Abu Qurrah's model or rewritten Bible in the encounter with Islam -- The direct speech of John the Baptist and the liturgical use of the Book of Warda -- Prophecy, astrology, and the role of Enoch in the works of Abraham Ibn Ezra -- Hezekiah in question: Medieval Jewish controversies on Isaiah 11.
- Papers in this volume were first presented in the 5th Rewritten Bible Conference, Gottingen, Germany, November 2012.
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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