The Old Testament Miracle-Workers in Early Judaism

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Erkki Koskenniemi analyzes the most important early Jewish texts, which attribute miracles to people mentioned in the Old Testament. He investigates the miracles of Moses, Elijah and Elisha, but also, for example, the extra-biblical deeds of men like Abraham, David and Solomon. The author looks at the development of the traditional elements of the miracle stories and the theological intentions of every writer who deals with these stories. The Jewish tradition of miracle-workers is rich and multifaceted. There was no rule ...

The Old Testament Miracle-Workers in Early Judaism 2005, Mohr Siebeck, Tuebingen

ISBN-13: 9783161486043

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