Daily Archives: May 12, 2011

Milgrom on Korah’s Rebellion, Part 2

I’m continuing my series on Jacob Milgrom’s excursus on Korah’s rebellion in his Jewish Publication Society commentary on the Book of Numbers. On page 416, Milgrom states that there are two stories about Korah in Numbers 16.  Numbers 16:6-10 presents … Continue reading

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Van Der Toorn on Jeremiah

For my write-up today of Karel Van Der Toorn’s Scribal Culture and the Making of the Hebrew Bible, I’ll touch briefly on Chapter 7, “Manufacturing the Prophets: The Book of Jeremiah as Scribal Artifact.” What I got out of this … Continue reading

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