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Scribes and Schools: The Canonization of the Hebrew Scriptures

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Scribes and Schools is an examination of the processes which led to the canonization of the Hebrew Bible. Philip Davies sheds light on the social reasons for the development of the canon and in so doing presents a clear picture of how the Bible came into being.

  • Title: Scribes and Schools: The Canonization of the Hebrew Scriptures
  • Author: Philip R. Davies
  • Edition: First edition
  • Series: Library of Ancient Israel
  • Publisher: Westminster John Knox
  • Print Publication Date: 1998
  • Logos Release Date: 2020
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subjects: Bible. O.T. › Canon; Scribes, Jewish
  • ISBN: 0664220770
  • Resource ID: LLS:LBRRYNCNTSSCHLS
  • Resource Type: Monograph
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2020-01-20T17:16:39Z
Philip R. Davies

Philip R. Davies (1945–) is a biblical scholar with interests in early Judaism, ancient Israel, and the Dead Sea Scrolls. He earned degrees from Oxford University and the University of St. Andrews.

In 1974, Davies began teaching at the University of Sheffield, where he is now the Research Professor of Biblical Studies. He served as a co-founder of Sheffield Academic Press, the academic imprint based at the University of Sheffield.

Davies contributed volumes in several different collections including the Sheffield Reader CollectionStudies on the Prophets, and the Studies on Genesis. He has authored and edited several books and essays like First Person: Essays in Biblical Autobiography and The Bible in Human Society: Essays in Honor of John Rogerson.

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