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Contents • Introduction Endpapers Foreword to Hermeneia Preface Reference Codes 1. Sources and Abbreviations 2. Short Titles 3..Sigla Relating to the Translation and Its Textual Base 0.0. Prolegomena 0.1. Literary Approach 0.2. Historical Dimensions 0.3. Translation and Textual Base 0.4. Some Hermeneutical and Theological Observations 0.4.1. The Universal Embrace of Religious Concern 0.4.2. The Text in Its Physical Environment 0.4.3. This-Worldly Apocalypticism 0.4.4. Reading Apocalyptic Eschatology in Its Historical Context 0.4.5. Divine Justice and the Human Impulse toward Vengeance and Hatred 0.4.6. Some Unusual Theological Formulations 1.0. A Short Account of the Book 1.1. The Book of the Watchers (Chaps. 1-36) 1.2. The Book of Parables (Chaps. 37-71) 1.3. The Book of the Luminaries (Chaps. 72-82) 1.4. The Dream Visions (Chaps. 83-90) 1.5. The Epistle of Enoch (Chaps. 92-105) 1.6. The Birth of Noah (Chaps. 106-107) 1.7. Another Book of Enoch (Chap. 108) 1.8. The Book of Giants 2.0. Texts and Manuscripts 2.1. Aramaic Texts 2.1.1. Aramaic the Original Language? 2.1.2. Manuscripts 2.1.2.1. 1 Enoch 1-36, 85-107 2.1.2.2. The Book of the Luminaries (Chaps. 72-82) 2.1.2.3. The Book of Giants 2.1.3. Implications 2.2. Greek Version 2.2.1. The Book of the Watchers (Chaps. 1-36) 2.2.1.1. The Akhmim Manuscript (Codex Panopolitanus) 2.2.1.2. The Chronography of George Syncellus 2.2.2. Fragments of the Book of the Luminaries and the Animal Vision Vll XX xxi XXlll xxvii xxvii XXXll XXXVlll 1 1 2 3 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 7 7 7 7 8 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 9 10 10 11 12 12 12 12 13 2.2.3. An Excerpt from the Animal Vision (Codex Vaticanus Gr. 1809) 13 2.2.4. The Epistle of Enoch (Chester Beatty-Michigan Papyrus) 13 2.2.5. Date and Provenance 14 2.3. Latin Quotations and References to 1 Enoch 14 2.4. A Coptic Fragment of the Apocalypse of Weeks 15 2.5. A Syriac Excerpt from the Book of the Watchers 15 2.6. The Ethiopic Version of 1 Enoch 15 2.7. The Textual Base for This Commentary 18 2.8. The Translation as It Relates to the Textual Situation 20 3.0. 1 Enoch as a Literary Composition 21 3.1. Literary History of the Corpus 21 3.1.1. The Manuscript Evidence 21 3.1.1.1. The Ethiopic Version 21 3.1.1.2. The Greek Manuscripts 21 3.1.1.3. The Qumran Aramaic Manuscripts 21 3.1.2. Literary Macrostructure 21 3.1.2.1. A Pentateuch? 21 3.1.2.2. A Testament 22 3.1.3. The Development of the Corpus 25 3.1.3.1. Development Resulting in a Testament 25 3.1.3.2. From a Testament to 1 Enoch 26 3.2. Function of the Enochic Corpus 26 3.3. Literary Microstructures 28 3.3.1. Genres and Forms 28 3.3.1.1. Rewritten Biblical Narrative 29 3.3.1.2. A Prophetic Call Narrative 30 3.3.1.3. CosmicJourneys 30 3.3.1.4. A Prophetic Oracle 31 3.3.1.5. Dream Visions 32 3.3.1.6. Historical Reviews 32 3.3.1.7. An Epistle 33 3.3.1.8. Forms within the Epistle of Enoch: Woes, Exhortations, Descriptions of the Future, a Beatitude, and Revelatory Formulas 34 3.3.1.9. Prayers 34 3.3.1.10. Doxologies 34 3.3.2. Poetry in 1 Enoch 35 3.3.2.1. Parallelism and Prosodic Structure 35 3.3.2.2. Literary Devices 36 4.0. Worldview and Religious Thought 37 4.1. The Apocalyptic Construction of Reality 37 4.1.1. The Focal Point: The Comingjudgment 37 4.1.2. Temporal and Spatial Dimensions 37 4.1.2.1. Temporal Dimension 38 4.1.2.2. Spatial and Material Dimension 38 4.1.2.3. Temporal Dualism 40 VUI 4.1.2.4. Cosmic Dualism 4.1.2.5. Ontological Dualism between Divine and Human 4.1.2.6. The Disaster of Life Here and Now: At the Intersection of Several Dualisms 4.1.3. Salvation in 1 Enoch: The Resolution of Its Dualisms 4...


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