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Enoch and Qumran Origins


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ABBREVIATIONS INTRODUCTION: From the Enoch Literature to Enochic Judaism Gabriele Boccaccini PART ONE: DREAM VISIONS AND DANIEL Enoch's Dream Visions and the Visions of Daniel Reexamined Matthias Henze The Sociological Context of the Dream Visions of Daniel and 1 Enoch Patrick Tiller Dream Visions and Apocalyptic Milieus Armin Lange The Animal Apocalypse and Daniel James R. Davila The Covenantal Theology of the Apocalyptic Book of Daniel Gabriele Boccaccini Comparing the Groups Behind Dream Visions and Daniel: A Brief Note Florentino Garcia Martinez The "One Like a Son of Man" (Dan 7:13) and the Royal Ideology Matthias Albani "One Like a Son of Man": Innuendoes of a Heavenly Individual Stefan Beyerle Response: The Apocalyptic Worldview of Daniel John J. Collins REFERENCES TO PART ONE PART TWO: ENOCH AND JUBILEES Jubilees -- Read as a Narrative Helge S. Kvanvig The LXX and Enoch: Influence and Interpretation in Early Jewish Literature Erik W. Larson A Literary Dependency of Jubilees on 1 Enoch? Jacques van Ruiten "Revealed Literature" in the Second Century B.C.E.: Jubilees, 1 Enoch, Qumran, and the Prehistory of the Biblical Canon Annette Yoshiko Reed Jubilees and 1 Enoch and the Issue of Transmission of Knowledge Eibert J. C. Tigchelaar 4Q390, the 490-Year Prophecy, and the Calendrical History of the Second Temple Period Hanan Eshel Synchronizing Worship: Jubilees as a Tradition for the Qumran Community Henry W. Morisada Rietz "The Days of Sukkot of the Month of Kislev": The Festival of Dedication and the Delay of Feasts in 1QS 1:13-15 Michael A. Daise Jubilees and Sectarianism Martha Himmelfarb Denouncement Speech in Jubilees and Other Enochic Literature Jeff S. Anderson The Historical-Cultural Background of the Book of Jubilees Liliana Rosso Ubigli Enoch and Jubilees Ida Frohlich Apocalypticism and the Religion and Ritual of the "Pre-Sinaitic" Narratives Ithamar Gruenwald 3 Enoch and the Enoch Tradition Lawrence H. Schiffman Response: Jubilees and Enoch James C. VanderKam REFERENCES TO PART TWO PART THREE: THE APOCALYPSE OF WEEKS History as a Battlefield of Two Antagonistic Powers in the Apocalypse of Weeks and in the Rule of the Community Klaus Koch Reflection on Ideology and Date of the Apocalypse of Weeks Andreas Bedenbender The Enochic Circles, the Hasidim, and the Qumran Community Timothy H. Lim The Apocalypse of Weeks and the Architecture of the End Time Matthias Henze The Plant Metaphor in Its Inner-Enochic and Early Jewish Context Loren T. Stuckenbruck The Apocalypse of Weeks and the Epistle of Enoch Michael A. Knibb Evaluating the Discussions concerning the Original Order of Chapters 91-93 and Codicological Data Pertaining to 4Q212 and Chester Beatty XII Enoch Eibert J. C. Tigchelaar The Greek Fragments of Enoch from Qumran Cave 7 Peter W. Flint Response: Context, Text, and Social Setting of the Apocalypse of Weeks George W. E. Nickelsburg REFERENCES TO PART THREE PART FOUR: THE GRONINGEN HYPOTHESIS REVISITED The Groningen Hypothesis: Strengths and Weaknesses Charlotte Hempel Reflections on the Groningen Hypothesis Albert I. Baumgarten Sealing Some Cracks in the Groningen Foundation Mark A. Elliott The Yahad Is More Than Qumran Torleif Elgvin Digging among the Roots of the Groningen Hypothesis Lester L. Grabbe One "Methodological Assumption" of the Groningen Hypothesis of Qumran Origins Benjamin G. Wright III The Translation of NDMW and Its Significance for the Groningen Hypothesis Timothy H. Lim Comments concerning the "Qumran-Essenes" Hypothesis Shemaryahu Talmon The Essenes and Qumran, the Teacher and the Wicked Priest, the Origins Emile Puech Qumran: The Headquarters of the Essenes or a Marginal Splinter Group? Gabriele Boccaccini Response: The Groningen Hypothesis Revisited Florentino Garcia Martinez REFERENCES TO PART FOUR PART FIVE: THE ENOCHIC-ESSENE HYPOTHESIS REVISITED Theodicy and the Problem of the "Intimate Enemy" David W. Suter Interrogating "Enochic Judaism": 1 Enoch as Evidence for Intellectual History, Social Realities, and Literary Tradition Annette Yoshiko Reed Enoch, the Dead Sea Scrolls, and the Essenes: Groups and Movements in Judaism in the Early Second Century B.C.E. John J. Collins From "Communities of Texts" to Religious Communities: Problems and Pitfalls Jeff S. Anderson Enochians, Essenes, and Qumran Essenes James R. Davila Beyond Beyond the Essene Hypothesis: Some Observations on the Qumran Zadokite Priesthood Corrado Martone Some Archaeological, Sociological, and Cross-Cultural Afterthoughts on the "Groningen" and the "Enochic-Essene" Hypotheses Pierluigi Piovanelli Complicating the Notion of an "Enochic Judaism" John C. Reeves Enoch, Moses, and the Essenes William Adler Too Far Beyond the Essene Hypothesis? James C. VanderKam Some Remarks on the Parting of the Ways Benjamin G. Wright III History of the Earliest Enochic Texts Paolo Sacchi Different Bibles for Different Groups? Torleif Elgvin Essenes, Qumran, and Christian Origins Claudio Gianotto Response: Texts, Intellectual Movements, and Social Groups Gabriele Boccaccini REFERENCES TO PART FIVE Summary and Conclusions: The Books of Enoch or 1 Enoch Matters: New Paradigms for Understanding Pre-70 Judaism James H. Charlesworth

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Gabriele Boccaccini is professor of Second Temple Judaism and Christian origins at the University of Michigan and director of the Enoch Seminar, a biennial international conference on the Enoch literature.


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"Enoch and Qumran Origins is a significant and rewarding volume. . . Makes a substantial contribution to the study of the late Second Temple period." Review of Biblical Literature
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