It has lengthy been famous that the Thanksgiving Hymns (Hodayot) from Qumran make wide use of biblical language. A premise of this examine in their use of scripture is that those compositions can top be understood through examining them as poetry. utilizing insights from the fields of comparative literature and religious study it establishes a mode for research of the poems and for id and research of scriptural allusions. 5 poems were selected for targeted examine. The query is requested, how could a reader conversant in the scriptural traditions of the interval interpret those poems and why? the 1st bankruptcy supplies an invaluable review of the scholarship to this point and exhibits the hot avenues explored through this research.
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