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The Book of Jubilees

(Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium)

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The Book of Jubilees, a Jewish retelling of Genesis and the first half of Exodus, was an important work for the community of the Dead Sea Scrolls. This Guide, following the format of this successful series, gives an introduction to Jubilees that covers its dating, its textual history and its purpose; a survey of its theological teachings and themes; and a ...more
Paperback, 168 pages
Published July 1st 2001 by Bloomsbury T&T Clark (first published January 1st 1989)
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The gold standard for accessing this important witness to 2nd Temple Judaism in the 2nd c. BCE. Jubilees itself is a retelling of Genesis and Exodus (up to Sinai) as a narrative told to Moses on Sinai by the "Angel of the Presence" -- a mediator of God. It purports to be, then, the content of the heavenly tablets, copied identically onto the first tablets brought by Moses down from Sinai (later destroyed). In this way, it seeks to place its interpretation of Gen-Ex as authentic since it, in the ...more
This is a must read for serious students of antediluvian and end times studies.
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