The Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs: Christian and Jewish | Amsterdam University Press Journals Online
Volume 39, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 2542-6583
  • E-ISSN: 2590-3268



This article appears at the end of a six-year period of renewed intensive occupation with the Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs following on the publication of a new critical edition of the Greek text of this document in 1978

1 M. de Jonge, H. W. Hollander, H. J. de Jonge and Th. Korteweg, (PsVTG 1. 2), Leiden 1978.

. In this period H. W. Hollander and the present author prepared , Leiden 1985, incorporating the results of earlier and recent research on the subject. The present paper attempts to explain these results concentrating on a few main issues. In particular, it will deal with the problem whether the Testaments are Jewish or Christian – a question hotly debated during the past hundred years.


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