The Old Testament Pseudepigrapha: Fifty Years of the Pseudepigrapha Section at the SBL

November 28, 2020
The Old Testament Pseudepigrapha: Fifty Years of the Pseudepigrapha Section at the SBL

This volume celebrates fifty years of the study of the OldTestament Pseudepigrapha at the Society of Biblical Literature andthe pioneering scholars who introduced the Pseudepigrapha to theSociety. Since 1969, the Pseudepigrapha Section has provided aforum for a rigorous discussion of these understudied texts andtheir relevance for Judaism and Christianity. The current volumetells the history of the section's beginnings and criticallyexamines the vivid debates that have shaped the field over the lasthalf-century. It concludes with a look toward the future of thestudy of the Pseudepigrapha.