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Innocent Himbaza


Innocent Himbaza is Senior Lecturer of Old Testament studies at the Faculty of Theology of the University of Fribourg, Switzerland.


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Innocent Himbaza (Ed.)

Making the Biblical Text

Textual Studies in the Hebrew and the Greek Bible

1. Edition 2015
199 pages
ISBN 978-3-525-54399-3
Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht

Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis. - Band 275

65,00 €

This volume presents eight essays on the textual and literary history of the Hebrew Bible and the Greek Bible. It is commonplace today to speak of multiple text types in the earliest text history of the Hebrew Bible. But how can this multiplicity be most adequately explained? Does it result from different places, or from different Jewish communities reading texts in parallel text forms? Does one have to reckon with different qualities and/or evaluations of certain text forms? In other words, among the different text types known to us, were there some which enjoyed special esteem and recognition in antiquity – and if yes, by whom?

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