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Published: 28 November 2019

240 Pages


ISBN: 9780190052461

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The Finger of the Scribe

How Scribes Learned to Write the Bible

William M. Schniedewind

  • Includes new interpretations of ancient inscriptions connecting early Israelite education with cuneiform antecedents
  • Connects scribal education with the Late Bronze Age collapse in the Levant
  • Details the relationship between scribal education and biblical literature