By Eric F. Mason
This selection of essays honors James C. VanderKam at the get together of his sixty-fifth birthday and 20th yr at the college of the college of Notre Dame. a world workforce of scholars-including friends focusing on moment Temple Judaism and bible study, colleagues prior and current, and previous students-offers essays that engage in a number of methods with rules and topics very important in VanderKam's personal paintings. the gathering is split into 5 sections spanning volumes. the 1st quantity comprises essays at the Hebrew Bible and historical close to East in addition to reviews on Qumran and the lifeless Sea Scrolls. Essays within the moment quantity deal with themes in early Judaism, Enoch traditions and Jubilees, and the recent testomony and early Christianity.
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Pages 211–36 in Temple Scroll Studies: Papers presented at the International Symposium on the Temple Scroll, Manchester, December 1987. Edited by George J. Brooke. Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha: Supplement Series 7. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1989. publications of james c. vanderkam xlvii Review article on R. A. Kraft and G. W. E. , Early Judaism and Its Modern Interpreters in Religious Studies Review 15, 327–33. Review of K. W. Niebuhr, Gesetz und Paränese: Katechismusartige Weisungsreihen in der frühjüdischen Literatur in Journal of Biblical Literature 108, 514–16.
It was also his expertise in Jubilees that led to Jim’s benchmark Ethiopic edition and translation of that book in the esteemed Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium series in 1989; here Jim incorporated the previous labors of Dutch scholars Rochus Zuurmond and Willem Baars, who had collected lists and copies of many Ethiopic manuscripts. In 1976 Jim was offered a job in the Department of Philosophy and Religion at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina, where he and his family lived and worked until 1991.