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By Joseph A. Fitzmyer S.J.

ISBN-10: 0802862411

ISBN-13: 9780802862419

Process of abbreviations used for th useless Sea Scrolls -- lifeless Sea Scrolls: significant courses -- Bibliographies of the useless Sea Scrolls -- Survey reviews of the invention of the Scrolls and their contents -- record of the lifeless Sea Scrolls and fragments -- Concordances, dictionaries, grammars, and so on. for the learn of the useless Sea Scrolls -- Secondary collections of Qumran texts -- Translations of the useless Sea Scrolls in collections -- Outlines of a few Qumran texts

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Moses came and converted the realms below into realms above and the realms above into realms below, as Scripture says, "Moses went up unto God" (Exod. 19:3) and "the Lord came down upon Mount Sinai" (Exod. 19:20). 8 70. In the Torah, Moses set down many matters that remained obscure until David arose and clarified them. Thus we find in the account of creation that after He had created heaven and earth, He created the light, for it says, "In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth" (Gen.

Tanhuma told the parable of a prince who slept in a cradle while his nurse sat. by anxious and troubled (tohah u-vohah). Why? Because she knew she was to re­ ceive her punishment through him. Likewise, the earth foresaw that she was to receive her punishment through Adam, as is said, "Cursed be the earth because of thee" (Gen. 3: 1 7). Hence Scripture: ''The earth was bewildered and confounded. 8 16. "And God made the firmament" (Gen. 1 : 7). This is a verse whose apparent implication caused Ben Zoma to shake the world [of Jewish learning].

In Zoroastrian teaching, such creatures are the work of Ahriman, the god of darkness and evil. But for Elijah, as will become evident, such creatures serve an admirable purpose. creatures] have life. These have breath and those have breath; these crave food and drink, and those crave food and drink. Human beings ought therefore to be deemed as important as cattle or wild beasts, or, at worst, as important as the variety of loathsome reptiles and creeping things that I created upon the earth.

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