Moses

MEDIATOR FIGURES ANNOTATED BASIC BIBLIOGRAPHY

1.3 MOSES

1.3.1 Primary Texts

Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, etc.
Also frequently in the New Testament (note esp. Mark 9:2-8 and parallels)

Philo, _De Vita Mosis_ I-II etc.

Josephus, _Antiquities_ 2.9-3.15 etc.

4Q374: A Discourse on the Exodus/Conquest Tradition?
CDSSE 539
DSSNT 335-36
DSST 278

4Q377: A Moses Apocryphon(c)
CDSSE 542
DSSNT 337-38

Also note: Words of Moses (1Q22); Pseudo-Jubilees (4Q225-227); Moses Pseudepigraphon (4Q385a, 4Q387a, 4Q388-89 and 4Q390); Temple Scroll (11Q19); 1Q29, 2Q21, 4Q374-76; and occasional references to Moses in other Qumran texts

Some of the more interesting appearances of Moses in the Apocrypha and OT Pseudepigrapha (there are many others) include:

Artapanus (OTP II, 889-903)
Assumption/Testament of Moses (OTP I, APOT II, AOT)
2 Baruch 4, 59 (OTP I, APOT II, AOT)
Ben Sirah 45:1-5
3 Enoch 15B (OTP I, 303-4)
Exagoge of Ezekiel the Tragedian (OTP II)
4 Ezra 14:1-5 (OTP I, APOT II)
Eupolemus (OTP II, 861-65)
Jubilees (OTP II, APOT II, AOT)
Pseudo-Philo 9-19 (OTP II)
Orphica (OTP II, 795-801)

1.3.2 Secondary Literature

Scott J. Hafemann, “Moses in the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha: A Survey,” _Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha_ 7 (1990) 79-104

Wayne A. Meeks, “Moses as God and King,” in _Religions in Antiquity: Essays in Memory of Erwin Ramsdell Goodenough_, ed. Jacob Neusner (Leiden: Brill, 1968)

Joseph P. Schultz, “Angelic Opposition to the Ascension of Moses and the Revelation of the Law,” _JQR_ 61 (1970-71) 282-307

Pieter W. van der Horst, “Moses’ Throne Vision in Ezekiel the Dramatist,” _JJS_ 34 (1983) 21-29

Howard Jacobsen, _The Exagoge of Ezekiel_ (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1983)

A. Schalit, _Untersuchungen zur Assumptio Mosis_ (Leiden: Brill, 1989)

Joannes Tromp, _The Assumption of Moses: a Critical Edition with Commentary_ (Leiden: Brill, 1993)

Carol Newsom, “4Q374: A Discourse on the Exodus/Conquest Tradition,” in _The Dead Sea Scrolls: Forty Years of Research_, ed. Devorah Dimant and Uriel Rappaport (Leiden: Brill, 1992) 40-52

__________, “374. 4QDiscourse on the Exodus/Conquest Tradition,” in _Qumran Cave 4 XIV Parabiblical Texts, Part 2_ (DJD 19; Oxford: Clarendon, 1995) 99-110 and pl. XIII

Crispin Fletcher-Louis, “4Q374: A Discourse on the Sinai Tradition: The Deification of Moses and Early Christology,” _DSD_ 3 (1996) 236-52

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