Bernard M. Levinson

Professor of Classical and Near Eastern Studies and of Law

Prof. Levinson Authors New Volume on the Composition of the Hebrew Bible and its Reception History

Professor Bernard Levinson is the author of a new book entitled A More Perfect Torah: At the Intersection of Philology and Hermeneutics in Deuteronomy and the Temple Scroll (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2013). The volume explores the relationship between the composition history of the biblical text and its reception history at Qumran and in rabbinic literature. The release of the publication marks the inauguration of an important new series by Eisenbrauns, Critical Studies in the Hebrew Bible.