Friday, December 03, 2021

Review of Feldman, The Story of Sacrifice

ANCIENT JEW REVIEW: Book Note | The Story of Sacrifice (Ethan Schwartz).
Liane M. Feldman. The Story of Sacrifice: Ritual and Narrative in the Priestly Source. FAT 141. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2020.

... Feldman’s new reading of P boldly takes on two of the most entrenched dichotomies in biblical studies: (1) ritual vs. narrative, and (2) literature vs. history. While I do not think that she has fully overcome these dichotomies, she has raised crucial questions about them. ...

The author of the book has published her own summary of the PhD thesis version at AJR, which I noted here. And AJR also published a series of essays on the published book. See here and links.

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