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The Book of Ruth: Introduction, Critically-Revised Text, Critical Notes, Translation, and Explanatory Notes
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The Book of Ruth: Introduction, Critically-Revised Text, Critical Notes, Translation, and Explanatory Notes

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University of Chicago Press 1911

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Overview

The Book of Ruth comprises excerpts from Louis Bernard Wolfenson’s dissertation presented at Johns Hopkins University. This introduction presents the context of the Book of Ruth, including the character of the book and its contents, date and origin, and purpose.

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Key Features

  • Reworks Wolfenson’s dissertation into book format
  • Includes detailed footnotes throughout

Contents

  • Introduction
    • The Character of the Book
    • The Contents of the Book
    • The Place of the Book in the Canon
    • The Place of the Book in Edd. and MSS
    • The Date and Origin of the Book
    • The Purpose of the Book
    • The Hebrew Text and the Ancient Versions
  • Critically Revised Text
  • Critical and Philological Notes
    • Notes on Chap. 1
    • Notes on Chap. 2
    • Notes on Chap. 3
    • Notes on Chap. 4
  • Translation
  • Explanatory Notes
    • Notes on Chap. 1
    • Notes on Chap. 2
    • Notes on Chap. 3
    • Notes on Chap. 4
  • Biographical Sketch

Product Details

  • Title: The Book of Ruth: Introduction, Critically-Revised Text, Critical Notes, Translation, and Explanatory Notes
  • Author: Louis Bernard Wolfenson
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
  • Publication Date: 1911
  • Pages: 30

About Louis Bernard Wolfenson

Louis Bernard Wolfenson was born and raised in Wisconsin. He attended the University of Wisconsin and after receiving his BA in 1901, he was appointed Fellow in Hebrew. In 1902 he got his MA, and was reappointed as Fellow. During this time, he continued his studies, focusing mainly on Semitics, Hellenistic Greek, Sanskrit, and historical Greek grammar. Wolfenson moved to Baltimore in 1903 and studied Semitics, Sanskrit, Indo-European Comparative Philology, Egyptology, and Tagálog at Johns Hopkins University. In 1904 he was appointed University Scholar at John Hopkins and in 1905, Fellow in Semitics.