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The social realities behind ancient religious texts
(The University of Bergen, 2012-11-19)
The main question of this paper is whether taking into account the social reality of the word knowledge', through the method of pragmatics, attributes something to its meaning that lexical semantics alone cannot?'. ...
The Question of origin - Placing the book of jubilees within a mosaic, qumratic, or enochian context
(The University of Bergen, 2012-06-01)
In this thesis I attempt to place the Book of Jubilees in its original context. I do this by the means of historical criticism, and compare texts from the second temple period. The thesis is divided into three parts, 1) ...
Resident Proselytes, god-fearers and the Noahide laws. Making a case for an identification between the ger toshav in traditional Judaism and the sebomenos ton theon in Hellenistic literature
(The University of Bergen, 2013-06-03)
The gerei toshav, resident proselytes, are met in the Hebrew Bible and rabbinic literature. They are defined by the sages of the Talmud as Gentiles who accepted upon themselves the seven Noahide commandments. These laws ...