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SPERLING/ISRAELI BIBLICAL SCHOLARSHIP
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T h e English reade r should be aware o f the jou rn a l
Immanuel,
a jo in t ven ture between Christian and Jewish scholars. T he jo u r ­
nal regularly publishes articles on Bible (and o the r aspects o f
Judaica) translated from Hebrew originals.
Finally, we call attention to the late Samuel Loewenstamm’s
Comparative Studies in Biblical and Ancient Oriental Literatures
(Neukirchen, 1980). This collection contains most o f the articles
o f one o f Israel’s most distinguished scholars, many o f which
w e re o r ig in a l ly ava ilab le on ly in H eb rew o r G e rm a n .
Lowenstamm’s papers reveal a comparatist in philology, liter­
a tu re and conceptual material working with equal facility in an ­
cient Semitic, rabbinics and classical literature. T he sixty-page
index to this 538-page volume makes Lowenstamm’s con tribu­
tions readily accessible.
It is my pleasant duty to thank colleagues who responded graciously to requests
for information about their work and who generously supplied me with off­
prints. I especially wish to acknowledge the help provided by Professor Chaim
Cohen o f Ben-Gurion University and Professor Jacob Klein of Bar-Ilan Uni­
versity.
Additional Bibliography
Dimant, D., “Q um ran Sectarian L itera ture,” in M. Stone (ed.),
Jewish Writings of the Second Temple Period
(Assen, 1984), 483-550.
-------------“Use and In terp re ta tion o f Mikra in the Apocry­
pha and Pseudep igrapha,” in M. Mulder (ed.),
Mikra: Text,
Translation, Reading and, Interpretation of the Hebrew Bible in Ancient
Judaism and Early Christianity
(Assen, 1988), 379-419.
------------- “T h e Hebrew Bible in the Dead Sea Scrolls: T o rah
Quotations in the Damascus Covenant,” in
Sha‘are Talmon,
113*-122*.
Gottlieb, I., “T h e Stories o f the Book o f Genesis and the ir
In terp re ta tion s ,”
Kiryat Sefer
60 (1984-1985), 289-293.
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“Sof Davar
Biblical Endings,”
Prooftexts
11 (1991),
213-224.
Greenberg , M., “Can Modern Critical Bible Scholarship Have
a Jewish Character?,”
Immanuel
15, (1982/83).
-------------“T h e Value o f Life in Scripture,” (Hebrew) in L.
Mazor (ed.),
ha-Hayyim; Mahut va-Erekh
(Jerusalem, 1991),
109-141.
Haran , M., “Bible Scrolls at the Beginning o f the Second