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Author Name    Bloom, Harold

Title   The Book of J

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   DJ Very Good

Type   Remainder dot on bottom Edge

Edition   Later Printing

Size   Large Octavo

Publisher   New York Grove Weidenfeld 1990

ISBN Number    0802110509 / 9780802110503

Seller ID   01085605

From the Library Journal review: "Modern biblical critics have called the author of the oldest texts in the Hebrew Bible J, standing for Jahweh. Bloom and translator Rosenberg, authors of many works of literary criticism and of Jewish and biblical studies, have collaborated on a clear but controversial translation and analysis of parts of the Pentateuch using the term Jahweh. Bloom claims that the author of J was a woman, living in or at the time of the Solomonic court, 950-900 B.C.E., who wrote these selections not as a religious or historical treatise but as a literary work that Bloom compares to Shakespeare. 340pp.

Price = 5.00 USD




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