By William Loader

Enoch, Levi, and Jubilees on Sexuality marks a primary level in William Loader's examine on attitudes towards sexuality in Judaism and Christianity of the Hellenistic Greco-Roman period. Loader first discusses the early Enoch literature correct to the subject matter, concentrating on the effect of an historical fantasy at the writings and studying how sexual deeds will not be the following occupied with sexual wrongdoing. He then examines the load of such wrongdoing within the priestly guideline of the fragmentary Aramaic Levi Document as a complete. He eventually considers Jubilees as a cumulative paintings, development on either the Enoch culture and the guideline of Levi, and divulges a number of units caution opposed to sexual depravity. Loader's goal all through is to interpret the works from inside, analyzing literary shape, context, series, and culture and redaction, reflecting engagement with present examine during this area.

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