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By Florentino Garcia Martinez

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Florentino García Martínez illuminates the nexus among philology and theology. The essays interact historical Jewish texts reminiscent of Philo, the useless Sea Scrolls, Jubilees, four Ezra and the Targumim, and concentrate on how historical Jewish writers interpreted and remodeled biblical traditions and the way those new interpretations form theological options.

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However, they did not produce them themselves, so it is vain and useless to deify such men. In fact, even now there are many who have invented more and are much better educated than those of former days and nobody thought of worshipping them. They also think that those who shaped and invented these myths are the wisest of the Greeks. And what will we say about the other senseless people, the Egyptians and the like, who have placed their trust in creepy-crawlies—chiefly reptiles and little animals—and worship them and sacrifice to them alive and dead?

Hölscher, Drei Erdkarten: Ein Beitrag zur Erdkenntnis des hebraïschen Altertums (Sitzungsberichte der Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften, philosophische-historische Klasse 1944/48; Heidelberg: Winter, 1949), 57–73. 14 A mountain range in Asia Minor. Franxman, Genesis and the “Jewish Antiquities,” 102, suggests that, under the influence of Strabo, Josephus connected the Taurus with the Amanus. 15 “Canaan, the fourth son of Ham (Χαναναῖος δὲ τέταρτος ὢν Χάμου παῖς), colonised the country now called Judaea (Ἰουδαίαν), which he called Cananea (Χαναναίαν), in agreement with his own name” (Ant.

V. Collado Bertomeu; AnBib 151; Rome: Pontificio Istituto Biblico, 2003), 17–35. 7 Translation of the editio princeps of the 1591 Targum. The edition of the Targum in the Polyglotta Matritensia gives the text of the manuscript of British Library Aramaic Additional MS 27031, which has a shorter text, without Eve’s exclamation and which T. Martínez in Biblia polyglotta Matritensia: 4: Targum Palaestinense in Pentateuchum. ” 8 For example, R. E. : Doubleday, 1982), 442–43. 9 For instance, M. Pérez Fernández, Tradiciones mesiánicas en el Targum Palestinense (Valencia: Soler, 1981), 50–52 and R.

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