The Non-Priestly Version of Genesis: A Basic English Text
- Walker Rhea, Katie White
- Seth Sanders (see profile)
- Bible. Old Testament, Bible. Pentateuch, Jewish law, Hebrew literature
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- For almost 200 years scholars have recognized that most of the Pentateuch can be clearly divided into two separate, but interwoven literary works.. These are the Priestly and non-Priestly traditions, with the Priestly forming a clear and continuous whole and the Non-Priestly the main area of debate. Despite this, there has been no way to simply read these foundational and widely-discussed texts; they have to be deciphered from parallel or interlinear reconstructions. As part of the Pentateuch.digital project, we have created the first open-access version of these texts. The Priestly text is available at the pentateuch.digital website, and we here make available the first of our edition of the Non-Priestly traditions, the Book of Genesis, based on the JPS translation.
- This is a draft version for private use and user testing; please contact the editor, Seth L. Sanders, at email@example.com if you wish to cite or offer feedback.
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