Moses Outside the Torah and the Construction of a Diaspora Identity

  • Thomas Römer

Abstract

This article deals with how, in texts inside and outside the Torah, Moses became a figure of identification for the different Jewish Diasporas during the Persian Period  The following themes are investigated: 1. The Shared Figure of Moses and the Pentateuch; 2. The death of Moses outside the land; 3. Moses, the magician; 4. Moses, the leprous; 5. Moses and the foreign women; 6. Moses, the warrior.
Published
2008-12-31
How to Cite
Römer, T. (2008). Moses Outside the Torah and the Construction of a Diaspora Identity. The Journal of Hebrew Scriptures, 8. Retrieved from https://journals.library.ualberta.ca/jhs/index.php/jhs/article/view/6213
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