From Adapa to Enoch : scribal culture and religious vision in Judea and Babylon

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Full title: From Adapa to Enoch : scribal culture and religious vision in Judea and Babylon / Seth L. Sanders.
Main author: Sanders, Seth L., (Author)
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • Heavenly sages and the Mesopotamian scribal ideology of continuity
  • "I am Adapa!" The divine personae of Mesopotamian scribes
  • Ezekiel's hand of the lord: Judahite scribal reinventions of heavenly vision
  • Enoch's knowledge and the rise of apocalyptic science
  • Aramaic scholarship and cultural transmission: From public power to secret knowledge
  • "Who is like me among the angels?" Judean reinventions of the scribal persona
  • Conclusion.