By John F. Healey, Carmel McCarthy
This number of essays features a wide selection of themes reflecting the intensity and breadth of curiosity of the coed in whose honour they have been commissioned - Kevin J. Cathcart.
The principal concentration is close to japanese, and covers a variety of philological, linguistic, exegetical, old and interpretative concerns. The close to jap languages tested comprise Akkadian, Arabic, Aramaic, Ethiopic, Hebrew, Septuagintal Greek, Syriac and Ugaritic, whereas exegetical and text-critical subject matters comprise remedies of concerns in Deuteronomy, I Kings, Isaiah, Amos, Psalms and the music of Songs. Hermeneutical and old essays contact on old Israel's heritage and its interpretation, in addition to at the value of such contributors because the consular legit John Dickson, E.H. Palmer within the Cambridge Libraries, William Lithgow of Lanark, and the contribution to Semitic epigraphy of the explorer Julius Euting.
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C. ', RHR 183: 111-15. 'Tamar the Hierodule? An Essay in the Method of Vestigial Motifs', JBL 85: 185-96. A. ) 1976 The Syrian Goddess (De Dea Syria) Attributed to Lucian (Missoula, MT: Scholars Press). M. 1984 The Religious Polemics of Amos (VTSup, 34; Leiden: E. J. Brill). A. 1948 'The Religious Background of Amos II 6-8', OTS 5: 132-41. A. A. J. Brill): 37-80. Bostrôm, G. 1935 Proverbiastudien: die Weisheit und das fremde Weib in Spr. K. Gleerup). A. 1941 'Fertility Cult Functionaries in the Old Testament', JBL 60: 227-53.
14, where we read of the godless, 'They die in youth, and their life ends baqqedësîm '. Accepting the Masoretic text as it stands (which is supported by Vulgate inter effeminates, 'among those submitting to unnatural lust' and Targum hêk mare zenû, 'like lords of prostitution'), this literally means '.. and their life ends among the male cult prostitutes'. g. RSV, NRSV, 'and their life ends in shame'; cf. g. g. REB, 'short-lived as male prostitutes'; cf. NEB). None of these views seems particularly convincing: as has already been noted, the wisdom literature seems remarkably unconcerned with objectionable cult practices.
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