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Canonical Text, Covenantal Communities, and the Patterns of Exegetical Culture Reflections on the Past Century

Michael Fishbane

in Covenant as Context: Essays in Honour of E. W. Nicholson

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250745
eISBN:
9780191697951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250745.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter presents an essay on covenantal communities, canonical text, and the patterns of exegetical culture. It explores classic Jewish mystical exegesis and the shift in modern study of ... More


Contextualizing the Canon: The Case of Donne

Howard Felperin

in The Uses of the Canon: Elizabethan Literature and Contemporary Theory

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122654
eISBN:
9780191671517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122654.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

No issue in contemporary critical theory is more topical, or more contentious, than that of ‘the text in itself’. Within the range of emerging ... More


The Adi Granth: Fixing the Divine Word

Pashaura Singh

in Life and Work of Guru Arjan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195679212
eISBN:
9780199080687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195679212.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter reconstructs the history of the compilation of the Adi Granth. It looks at the interactions between the Mughal and the Sikh traditions and examines the place of certain early manuscripts ... More


Canon and Christology

W. D. Davies

in The Glory of Christ in the New Testament: Studies in Christology in Memory of George Bradford Caird

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263265
eISBN:
9780191682452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263265.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter presents an essay concerning parallels in the use of Scripture in Jewish and Christian circles and in other religious traditions. It examines a wide range of traditions and texts and ... More


Introduction

Moshe Idel

in Absorbing Perfections: Kabbalah and Interpretation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300083798
eISBN:
9780300135077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300083798.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This introductory chapter starts off with a discussion on arcanization and exegetical methods. Arcanization is defined as a way of understanding canonical texts in allusive techniques (e.g. symbolic ... More


Author's Epilogue: Re-drawing the Map?

Fergus Millar

in Rome, the Greek World, and the East: Volume 3: The Greek World, the Jews, and the East

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830307
eISBN:
9781469603216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876657_millar.25
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Manuscripts or documents from the Ancient World such as the Roman law and the Bible retain a relevance that is not solely historical but reflects their function in the modern world. This epilogue ... More


Was Dworkin an Originalist?

Lawrence A. Alexander

in The Legacy of Ronald Dworkin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190466411
eISBN:
9780190466442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190466411.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In this chapter, I embrace Jeff Goldsworthy’s conclusion that Ronald Dworkin was an originalist regarding the meaning of canonical legal texts. I briefly examine the evidence for that claim, and I ... More


Dead Authors, Copyright Law, and Parodic Fictions

David S. Roh

in Illegal Literature: Toward a Disruptive Creativity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816695751
eISBN:
9781452953670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695751.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In chapter 1, Roh explores how copyright law regulates dialogic activity to weaken disruptive textuality and analyze the relationship between intellectual property rights and American literature in ... More


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