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Esther G. Chazon, Devorah Dimant & Ruth A. Clements, eds. Reworking the Bible: Apocryphal and Related Texts at Qumran . Proceedings of a Joint Symposium by the Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Associated Literature and the Hebrew University Institute for Advanced Studies Research Group on Qumran, 1517 January, 2002 . Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah 58. Leiden : Brill, 2005.


CONTENTS
Preface ........................................................................................ vii


Abbreviations .............................................................................. ix
From Israel 's Burden to Israel 's Debt: Towards a Theology
of Sin in Biblical and Early Second Temple Sources ........ 1
Gary A. Anderson

The Avoidance of the Death Penalty in Qumran Law ........ 31
Joseph Baumgarten

From the Watchers to the Flood: Story and Exegesis in the
Early Columns of the Genesis Apocryphon .............................. 39
Moshe J. Bernstein

Pesher Nahum , Psalms of Solomon and Pompey ............................ 65
Shani Berrin

Between Authority and Canon: The Significance of
Reworking the Bible for Understanding the Canonical
Process .................................................................................... 85
George J. Brooke

Between Sectarian and Non-Sectarian: The Case of the
Apocryphon of Joshua ................................................................ 105
Devorah Dimant

Burying the Fathers: Exegetical Strategies and Source
Traditions in Jubilees 46 ........................................................ 135
Betsy Halpern-Amaru

Physical and Metaphysical Measurements Ordained by God
in the Literature of the Second Temple Period ................ 153
Menahem Kister

Sacri fi cial Halakhah in the Fragments of the Aramaic Levi
Document from Qumran , the Cairo Genizah, and Mt.
Athos Monastery .................................................................... 177
Lawrence H. Schiffman

The Relationship Between the Legal and Narrative Passages
in Jubilees ................................................................................ 203
Michael Segal

Index of Modern Authors ........................................................ 229

Index of Ancient Sources .......................................................... 232