Cosmos, Chaos and the Kosher Mentality

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This is an innovative investigation of the puzzling animal imagery found in three 2nd-century BCE texts: the Animal Apocalypse (1 Enoch 85-90), the Testament of Naphtali and Daniel 7. It urges that a sense of cultural change is required to understand this well-known imagery, and argues in particular that the mentality underlying the kosher legislation played a significant, even if unconscious, role in the imagination of the various authors. A reading of the Animal Apocalypse is offered which argues that the author utilized ...

Cosmos, Chaos and the Kosher Mentality 2015, Bloomsbury Academic, London

ISBN-13: 9781474230360

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Cosmos, Chaos and the Kosher Mentality 1995, Sheffield Academic Press, Sheffield

ISBN-13: 9781850755364

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