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CONTENTS
Abbreviationsix
Introduction
ESTHER G. CHAZON AND DAVID SATRAN
xv
Michael E. Stone: An Appreciation
FRANK MOORE CROSS
XXlll
Festschrift Presentation: Letter to Michael
HAROLD W. ATTRIDGE
xxv
APOCRYPHA AND PSEUDEPIGRAPHA
The Third Sybil Revisited
JOHN J. COLLlNS
3
Jubilees 32 and the Bethel Cult Traditions in Second Temple
Literature
ESTHER ESHEL
21
Reviving (and Refurbishing) the Lost Apocrypha of M. R. James
ROBERT A. KRAFT
37
Where is the Place of Eschatological Blessing?
GEORGE W. E. NICKELSBURG
53
The Traditions About Abraham's Early Life in the Book
of Judith (5:6-9)
ADOLFO ROITMAN
73
Scripture in the Astronomical Book of Enoch
JAMES C. VANDERKAM
89
Wisdom, Instruction, and Social Location in Sirach and
1 Enoch
BENJAMIN G. WRIGHT III
105
Whither Elijah? Thw ascension of Elijah in Biblical and
Extrabiblical Traditions
J. EDWARD WRIGHT
123
DEAD SEA SCROLLS
Two Notes on l\IIeasuring Character and Sin at Qumran
GARY A. ANDERSON
141
Dibre Hame' orot and the Apocalypse of Weeks
HANAN ESHEL
149
The Purity Laws of 4QD: Exegesis and Sectarianism
MARTHA HIMMELFARB
155
Historical Implications of the Early Second Century Dating
of the 4-Q249-250 Cryptic A Corpus
STEPHEN J. PFANN
171
Thc Special Character of the Texts Found in Qumran
Cave 11
EMANUEL TOV
187
PHILO OF ALEXANDRIA
A Neglected Text of Philo of Alexandria: First Translation
into a Modern Language
DAVlD T. RUNIA
199
Abraham and thc Promise of Spirit: Points of Convergence
Between Philo and Paul
SZE-KAR WAN
209
EARLY CHRISTIAN LITERATURE
Abraham's Refutation of Astrology: An Excerpt from
Pseudo-Clement in the Chronicon of George the Monk
WILLIAM ADLER
227
Motherer Jerusalem, Mother Church: Desolation and
Restoration in Early Jewish and Christian Literature
THEODORE A. BERGREN
243
A "Prayer Alleged to be Jewish" in the Apostolic Constitutions.
ESTHER G. CHAZON
261
Why not Naphtali?
VERED HILLEL
279
Twenty-Five Questions to Corner the Jews: A Byzantine
Anti-Jewish Document from the Seventh Century
PIETER W. VAN DER HORST
289
Sidelights on the Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs from the
Greek Catena on Genesis
MARINUS DE JONGE
303
Galen, Papias and Others on Teaching and Being Taught
JAAP MANSFELD
317
Isaac of Antioch and the Literature of Adam and Eve
EDWARD G. MATHEWS, JR.
331
The Adam and Eve Traditions in The Journey of Zosimos
RONIT NIKOLSKY
345
Deceiving the Deceiver: Variations on an Early Christian
Theme
DAVID SATRAN<
357
Bibliography of the Works of Michael E. Stone365
Index of Modern Authors381
Index of Ancient Sources386