By Hanne von Weissenberg

The articles during this quantity examine adjustments in texts that grew to become to be considered as holy and unchangeable in Judaism and Christianity. the amount seeks to attract awareness to the ""empirical"" proof from Qumran, the Septuagint in addition to from passages within the Hebrew Scriptures which were formed by means of different texts. The contributions are divided into 3 major sections: the 1st part offers with methodological questions pertaining to textual adjustments. the second one part includes concrete examples from the Hebrew Bible, Qumran and Septuagint on how the texts have been replaced, corrected, edited and interpreted. The contributions of the 3rd part will examine the overall impression and effect of Deuteronomistic ideology and phrasing on later texts.

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