Results 1 - 12 of 26 - Sefer Moshe: The Moshe Weinfeld Jubilee Volume: Studies in the Bible and the Ancient Near East, Qumran, and Post-Biblical Judaism. On April 29, , Moshe Weinfeld, professor emeritus of Bible at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, passed away. He was 84 years old. Moshe Weinfeld, from the Bible studies Department at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, is one of the outstanding Bible scholars in Israel and abroad in the.


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Cassuto, Yehezkel Kaufmann, and Isac L. The book of Deuteronomy, the Archimedean point of departure for modern theories regarding the authorship of the Bible, fascinated Weinfeld. His first book, published inwas Deuteronomy and the Deuteronomic School. moshe weinfeld

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Now a classic in the research of Deuteronomy, this moshe weinfeld, based on his Ph. In he published a commentary on Deuteronomy 1—11 in the Anchor Bible series. The Inheritance of the Land of Canaan by the Israelites, published in Other books that he published deal with varied subjects such as the social structure of the Qumran sect Moshe weinfeld and Sectarian Judaism in the Second Temple Period, and ancient Jewish moshe weinfeld.

Indeed, Weinfeld touched upon every area in biblical study.

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There was no subject or moshe weinfeld that he ignored or overlooked, that he did not explore and eventually write about. His lucid articles are read by beginners and advanced scholars alike.


It is rare to find a course syllabus moshe weinfeld the Department of Bible that does not refer to his work. Moshe may be best depicted as an Enki-Ea figure, dwelling in moshe weinfeld seat of wisdom, having access to the sources of wisdom in the original ancient languages.


He was one of the major scholars of the Bible and the ancient Near East. Law, covenant, and social justice, prophecy and poetry, historiography and propaganda, myth and wisdom—those moshe weinfeld other subjects and literary genres characterizing the literature of the ancient Near East were his specialty, moshe weinfeld he wrote central articles about them.

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His interest and knowledge encompassed not only this profusion of subjects but also extended geographically and culturally. Moshe weinfeld the Bible and Qumran texts, Weinfeld dealt with Mesopotamian and Egyptian sources, utilized Hittite, Ugaritic, and Aramaic texts, and was well-versed in the classical sources from Greece and Rome.

Chronologically, his interests spanned from the beginning of history to the period of the sages in the first millennium C. He pointed to linguistic, textual, literary, ideological, political, and historical aspects of the texts he scrutinized.

His memory and intuition led him to note the possible relations between compositions in particular. Overt or covert, genealogical or typological, adoptive or polemic—he drew attention to ties and hidden connections between different moshe weinfeld genres within the Bible, such as the story of creation and Second Isaiah or the book of Deuteronomy and wisdom literature, and to the huge impact the literature of the ancient Near East had on the Bible.

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In his work he revealed many hidden layers in the text and moshe weinfeld a gold miner hewed out rare veins of treasure in the field of biblical studies. Our understanding of such subjects as the moshe weinfeld god, Deuteronomy, berit and hesed, biblical psalms and their parallels, and the Ten Commandments has been permanently altered by his research.

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Politische und kulturelle Wechselbeziehungen im alten Moshe weinfeld vom 4. Dietrich Reimer — The King as the Servant of the People: Studies in Biblical and Cuneiform Literatures, Jerusalem: The Extent of the Promised Land: Verlagsanstalt —