The Targum Jonathan of the Former Prophets    -     By: Daniel J. Harrington S.J.
Buy Item $89.96 Retail: $99.95 Save 10% ($9.99) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

The Targum Jonathan of the Former Prophets

Liturgical Press / 1997 / Hardcover

$89.96 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $99.95
|
Save 10% ($9.99)
Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
CBD Stock No: WW4654797

Current Promotions
* This product is not available for expedited shipping.

Product Description

This series represents the first time all the extant Targums will have been translated into English. Scholars of both Jewish and Christian communities of the English-speaking world have given a warm welcome to the series. \RULER L < A C Z R

Product Information

Format: Hardcover
Vendor: Liturgical Press
Publication Date: 1997
Dimensions: 10 X 7 (inches)
ISBN: 0814654797
ISBN-13: 9780814654798
Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.

Related Products

  1. Targum Onqelos to Leviticus & Numbers
    Targum Onqelos to Leviticus & Numbers
    Bernard Grossfeld
    Liturgical Press / 1988 / Hardcover
    $66.99 Retail: $99.95 Save 33% ($32.96)
    Availability: Out of Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW4654878

Publisher's Description

The attribution, by the Babylonian Talmud, of this Targum to Jonathan ben Uzziel is suspect on several counts: among others, the silence concerning Jonathan in the parallel passage in the Palestinian Talmud, and the fanciful suggestion that Onkelos=Aquila and Jonathan=Theodotion. The attribution, therefore, is not to be taken as historical fact. The Talmud may have been attempting to enhance the authority of the Targum by claiming authorship by a disciple of Hillel, which Jonathan was.

It is generally agreed that the author of the Targum Jonathan is unknown; in fact, it is preferable to consider multiple authorship. For while language and translation techniques are uniform, there is variety from book to book.

Author Bio

Daniel J. Harrington, SJ, is professor of New Testament at the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry. He has a doctorate in biblical languages and literatures from Harvard University. A past president of the Catholic Biblical Association, he has written many books on the Old and New Testament, including the New Collegeville Bible Commentary on The Letter to the Hebrews (Liturgical Press, 2006).

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Availability

Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Christianbook.com Search