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Jason M. H. Gaines

Jason M. H. Gaines teaches Hebrew Bible and religious studies at Fairfield University in Connecticut and College of the Holy Cross in Massachusetts, and has previously taught in the Rabbinical School of Hebrew College. He received his PhD in Near Eastern and Judaic studies from Brandeis University.

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Release date: 
December 15, 2015

Applying criteria for the identification of biblical Hebrew poetry, Jason M. H. Gaines distinguishes a nearly complete poetic Priestly stratum in the Pentateuch ("Poetic-P"), coherent in literary, narrative, and ideological terms, from a later prose redaction ("Prosaic-P"), which is fragmentary, supplemental, and distinct in thematic and theological concern.