The literary imagination in jewish antiquity eva mroczek offers new ways to conceptualize how early jews understood sacred writing before the concepts of bible and book had emerged treats early jewish literary culture on its own terms rather than as a foil for or precursor to later normative judaism and christianity. 20171123 eva mroczek the jewish literary imagination in antiquity new york ny oxford uk oxford university press 2016 isbn 9780190279837 reviewed by jeremiah coogan university of notre dame before the categories of book and bible dominated the literary imagination mroczek asks what did this literary world seem like to second temple writers 4. The literary imagination in jewish antiquity is a profitable read for anyone who thinks deeply about scripture canon and the way we encounter the bible about the reviewers matthew goldstone is a phd candidate in hebrew and judaic studies at new york university. The literary imagination in jewish antiquity is the first monograph by eva mroczek assistant professor of religious studies at the university of california davis the discovery of the dead sea scrolls and renewed interest in apocrypha and pseudepigraphy have reconfigured the ways in which scholars think about the role of bible and . The literary imagination in jewish antiquity suggests ways of thinking about how jews understood their own literature before these categories had emerged in many jewish texts there is an awareness of a vast tradition of divine writing found in multiple locations that is only partially revealed in available scribal collections
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