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Freedman, David Noel 1922-2008

Overview
Works: 451 works in 1,133 publications in 4 languages and 25,878 library holdings
Genres: Reference works  Dictionaries  Commentaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Honoree, Author of introduction, Commentator, Dedicatee, Publishing director, Translator, Contributor, Creator, Compiler, Composer
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Most widely held works about David Noel Freedman
 
Most widely held works by David Noel Freedman
The Anchor Bible dictionary by David Noel Freedman( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 1,922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over six thousand alphabetically arranged entries that provide information about developments and issues associated with the study of the Bible, covering people and places, versions of the Bible, methodologies of Bible scholarship, and historical and archaeological subjects, and includes illustrations, cross-references, and bibliographies
Eerdmans dictionary of the Bible by David Noel Freedman( Book )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This outstanding source is the place to find definitions, personal names and their derivation, places, and concepts from the Bible. Six hundred leading scholars from a wide spectrum of theological perspectives have come together to provide almost 5,000 articles that reflect current biblical scholarship, archaeological discoveries, trends, and issues. A must for every library."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2002
Psalm 119 : the exaltation of Torah by David Noel Freedman( )

13 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The alphabetic acrostic is one of the most easily identifiable poetic forms in the Hebrew Bible. Yet its very obviousness has tended to deflect deeper exploration of its structure and purpose. There is no priori reason that alphabetic acrostics should be less creative, expressive, or complex than other psalms. Thus the essays collected here investigate the acrostic format as a legitimate option for Israelite poets rather than as the refuge of uninspired epigones. Freedman focuses on the technical aspects of the psalms: metrics, syllable counts, colon length, and symmetry within the psalm. The results show that the poets' creativity functioned at all levels, from the individual line to the complete psalm." -- Back Cover
Hosea : a new translation with introduction and commentary by Francis I Andersen( Book )

21 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in English and held by 1,437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Anchor Bible Commentary is the collaborative effort of Protestant, Catholic, and Jewish scholars from around the world
The Biblical archaeologist reader by David Noel Freedman( Book )

68 editions published between 1957 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 1,424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vols. 2-3 edited by E.F. Campbell, Jr., and D.N. Freedman. Bibliographical footnotes
Le-David maskil : a birthday tribute for David Noel Freedman( )

8 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amos : a new translation with introduction and commentary by Amos( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Micah : a new translation with introduction and commentary by Francis I Andersen( Book )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nine commandments : uncovering a hidden pattern of crime and punishment in the Hebrew Bible by David Noel Freedman( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"David Noel Freedman delves into the Old Testament and reveals a pattern of defiance of the Covenant with God that inexorably led to the downfall of the nation of Israel, the destruction of the Temple, and the banishment of survivors from the Promised Land. Book by book, from Exodus to Kings, Freedman charts the violation of the first nine Commandments one by one - from the sin of apostasy (the worship of the golden calf, Exodus 32) to murder (the death of a concubine, Judges 19:25-26) to false testimony (Jezebel's charges against her neighbor, Naboth, I Kings 21). Because covetousness, Freedman shows, lies behind all the crimes committed, each act implicitly breaks the Tenth Commandment as well."
The rivers of paradise : Moses, Buddha, Confucius, Jesus, and Muhammad as religious founders by Michael J McClymond( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This important volume explores the lives of the five founders of major world religions--Moses, Buddha, Confucius, Jesus, and Muhammad--chronicling what is actually known of these charismatic men and introducing readers to the cultural and religious worlds that heard their messages. Readers in predominantly Christian lands, in addition to learning about the lives of Confucius, Buddha, and Muhammad--whom they might not be familiar with--will also be introduced to modern research now casting fresh light on the careers of Moses and Jesus. Whether studied individually or in comparison with one another, these biographies, together with a chapter on the characteristics of religious leadership, chart the spiritual rivers that continue to feed the diversity of religious expression today
New directions in Biblical archaeology by David Noel Freedman( Book )

21 editions published between 1960 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in ancient Yahwistic poetry by Frank Moore Cross( Book )

18 editions published between 1950 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ancient Yahwistic poetry is a particularly tempting field of study. In this small body of literature are preserved the oldest and most creative expressions of Israel's faith. This study of ancient Yahwistic poetry by Frank Moore Cross Jr. and David Noel Freedman untangles some of the serious textual difficulties and linguistic obscurities that have been a challenge to students of the Hebrew Bible for many generations." "The results of a joint doctoral dissertation originally submitted in 1950 and published in 1975, this volume has withstood the test of time; it offers analysis and conclusions regarding the Old Testament's Yahwistic poetry that remains as innovative and authoritative today as they were almost fifty years ago. Following an important introduction to the study of Yahwistic poetry, the book focuses in detail on "The Song of Miriam" (Exodus 15), "The Blessing of Jacob" (Genesis 49), "The Blessing of Moses" (Deuteronomy 33), and "A Royal Song of Thanksgiving" (2 Samuel 22 = Psalm 18). This edition also includes new prefaces by Cross and Freedman that give their present perspectives on this classic work in biblical studies."--Jacket
William Foxwell Albright, a twentieth-century genius by Leona Glidden Running( Book )

11 editions published between 1975 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scrolls from Qumrân cave I : the Great Isaiah Scroll, the Order of the Community, the Pesher to Habakkuk by John C Trever( Book )

14 editions published between 1972 and 1981 in English and Hebrew and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keep in rare collection per Dr. William Williams
The Word of the Lord shall go forth : essays in honor of David Noel Freedman in celebration of his sixtieth birthday by David Noel Freedman( Book )

13 editions published in 1983 in 3 languages and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unity of the Hebrew Bible by David Noel Freedman( Book )

13 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Palestine in transition : the emergence of ancient Israel by David Frank Graf( Book )

9 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pottery, poetry, and prophecy : studies in early Hebrew poetry by David Noel Freedman( Book )

9 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The papers published here are pioneering studies, fresh and provocative, full of brilliant detail, together yielding major advances in the analysis of Hebrew poetry ... Freedman is moved by symmetries in Hebrew poetry undetected by a previous generation of students--symmetries, or rhythms at every level: phonetic, morphological, grammatical, structural in colon, verse, and strophe. He desires as well to provide a scholarly description and notation to Hebrew prosodic canons and techniques more refined and precise than alternate systems afford. He has a sure and instinctive literary feel for his material."--Jacket
The Leningrad Codex : a facsimile edition( Book )

15 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What are the Dead Sea scrolls and why do they matter? by David Noel Freedman( Book )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[The authors] here offer an informed, inside look at these significant ancient texts. Full of humor and behind-the-scese glimpses into research on the Scrolls, [this book] is a fascinating, accessible guidebook-perfect for any reader seeking a brief, quality introduction to this inscrutable subject."--Back cover
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Anchor Bible dictionary
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Eerdmans dictionary of the BiblePsalm 119 : the exaltation of TorahHosea : a new translation with introduction and commentaryLe-David maskil : a birthday tribute for David Noel FreedmanAmos : a new translation with introduction and commentaryMicah : a new translation with introduction and commentaryThe nine commandments : uncovering a hidden pattern of crime and punishment in the Hebrew BibleThe rivers of paradise : Moses, Buddha, Confucius, Jesus, and Muhammad as religious founders
Alternative Names
D. N., Freedman 1922-2008

David N., Freedman 1922-2008

David Noel, Freedman 1922-2008

David Noel Freedman American biblical scholar, author, editor, archaeologist (1922-2008)

David Noel Freedman Amerikaans schrijver (1922-2008)

David Noel Freedman amerikansk teolog, 1922-

David Noel Freedman Bibelwissenschaftler (1922-2008)

David Noel Freedman escritor estauxunidense (1922–2008)

Freedman D.N.

Freedman, D. N. 1922-

Freedman, D. N. 1922-2008

Freedman, D. N. (David Noel)

Freedman, D. N. (David Noel), 1922-

Freedman, D. N. (David Noel), 1922-2008

Freedman, David

Freedman, David N.

Freedman, David N. 1922-2008

Freedman, David Noel

Freedman, David Noel 1922-

Freedman, David Noel 1923-

Noel Freedman, David 1922-2008

פרידמן, דוד נואל 1922-

프리드만, 데이비드 노엘 1922-2008

프리드맨, 데이빗 노엘 1922-2008

프리드먼, 데이빗 노엘 1922-2008

フリードマン, D. N

Languages
English (289)

Hebrew (15)

Japanese (4)

Italian (1)