By Eric F. Mason
This choice of essays honors James C. VanderKam at the party of his sixty-fifth birthday and 20th yr at the school of the collage of Notre Dame. a global workforce of scholars-including friends focusing on moment Temple Judaism and bible study, colleagues prior and current, and previous students-offers essays that engage in quite a few methods with principles and subject matters very important in VanderKam's personal paintings. the gathering is split into 5 sections spanning volumes. the 1st quantity contains essays at the Hebrew Bible and historic close to East besides experiences on Qumran and the lifeless Sea Scrolls. Essays within the moment quantity deal with subject matters in early Judaism, Enoch traditions and Jubilees, and the hot testomony and early Christianity.
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The book of Jubilees would comprise a major (though by no means the only) focus of Jim’s academic career, up to the present day with his ongoing Jubilees Hermeneia commentary project. It was also his expertise in Jubilees that led to Jim’s benchmark Ethiopic edition and translation of that book in the esteemed Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium series in 1989; here Jim incorporated the previous labors of Dutch scholars Rochus Zuurmond and Willem Baars, who had collected lists and copies of many Ethiopic manuscripts.
In Journal of Biblical Literature 114, 320–22. Review of M. Himmelfarb, Ascent to Heaven in Jewish and Christian Apocalypses in Journal of Biblical Literature 114, 323–24. Review of K. Grünwaldt, Exil und Identität: Beschneidung, Passa und Sabbat in der Priesterschrift in Journal of Biblical Literature 114, 493–95. liv publications of james c. vanderkam Review of E. Qimron and J. V: Miqṣat Ma‘aśê Ha-Torah (DJD X) in The Journal of Religion 75, 548–50. Review of A. b) in Catholic Biblical Quarterly 57, 576–77.
Eisenbrauns. (with Eugene Ulrich) “Sacred Challenge,” Notre Dame Magazine 24, 15–17. ” Pages 2083–94 in vol. 3 of Civilizations of the Ancient Near East. Edited by Jack M. Sasson. 4 vols. New York: Scribner’s. (with Eugene Ulrich and Catherine Murphy) “Piecing Together the Past: The Dead Sea Scrolls,” Humanities 16/6, 14–18, 42–45. 16 short articles in Encyclopedia of Catholicism. Edited by Richard P. McBrien. San Francisco: HarperCollins. “Adam” 14; “covenant” 374; “deuterocanonical books” 412–13; “Diaspora” 415; “Eve” 494; “Exodus” 502; “Holy Land” 619; “Moses” 894–95; “Pentateuch” 983–84; “pseudepigrapha” 1065; “Sadducees” 1152; “scribes” 1171; “Solomon” 1208; “Temple” 1244; “Yahweh” 1343; “Zealots” 1344.