By Richard D. Weis, David M. Carr
This quantity of essays addresses from a number of vantage issues the relation of scriptures and group that has been so vital to the canonical severe paintings of James A. Sanders. the 1st a part of the amount specializes in the formation of the Jewish and Christian canons and texts in them, whereas the second one half appears to be like at old and glossy appropriations of canonical texts. jointly those essays exhibit the a number of power hyperlinks among canonical feedback and ancient, literary, feminist and different techniques in modern biblical studies.
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21-22). 29 In other words, the exilic audience is being told that they can believe God's new word of comfort because God's earlier message of judgment through Isaiah came true. Although somewhat less precise than the above discussed references to the Torah, these 'former things' texts of Isaiah 40-55 do seem to represent an early proto-canonical recognition of the special authority of certain prophetic texts. In the later post-exilic period we see further developments in recognition of the unique authority of prophetic texts, developments not always consistent with one another.
274-337) and 'Books Excluded as Uncanonical' (pp. 338-433)—is a prime example of this phenomenon. 70 To be sure, to some extent, the above discussed data (particularly the lack of attestation of certain books in certain communities) can be attributed to our patchy evidence on the Scriptural usage of various Second Temple Jewish groups. Nevertheless, the above described phenomenon of varying assortments of non-Torah Scriptures probably also reflects the lack of a closed canon and the intense diversity which characterized Judaism of the time.
The germ of this development toward a more formal concept of Scripture is already reflected in the gradual standardization of Hebrew texts and revision of Greek texts to reflect them more closely. 74 Moreover, the Nahal Hever Minor Prophets scroll 73. Exploration of a similar prophecy-narrative dynamic across the pre-exilic to Second Temple periods is the focus of J. Blenkinsopp's Prophecy and Canon: A Contribution to the Study of Jewish Origins (University of Notre Dame Center for the Study of Judaism and Christianity in Antiquity, 3; Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 1977).
A Gift of God in Due Season: Essays on Scripture and Community in Honor of James A. Sanders (The Library of Hebrew Bible - Old Testament Studies) by Richard D. Weis, David M. Carr