Baruch Ben Neriah: From Biblical Scribe to Apocalyptic Seer

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This work traces the evolution of a biblical figure whose legacy grew from that of a scribe who edited or wrote the Book of Jeremiah to a divine sage granted a tour of heaven itself. It charts the significance of a minor figure who gradually became a larger-than-life hero in the Jewish and Christian popular imagination. In addition to exploring biblical and postbiblical depictions, it also shows how the various portrayals reveal the leadership models and religious values of early Jewish and Christian communities. It ...

Baruch Ben Neriah: From Biblical Scribe to Apocalyptic Seer 2003, University of South Carolina Press

ISBN-13: 9781570034794

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