The Mantological Exegesis of Dreams, Visions, and Omens

Michael Fishbane

in Biblical Interpretation in Ancient Israel

Published in print December 1988 | ISBN: 9780198266990
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191600593 | DOI:

Series: Clarendon Paperbacks

The Mantological Exegesis of Dreams, Visions, and Omens

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Treats the mantological exegesis of dreams, visions, and omens. It begins with a form‐critical presentation of their related types and terms; it also discusses some of the technical means and modes of this exegesis. Continuities and comparisons with related types of interpretation in ancient Near Eastern and Qumran sources are presented. This establishes the phenomenon within a broad professional and cultural context.

Keywords: dream interpretation; manotology; omens; oneiromancy; visions

Chapter.  5273 words. 

Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies

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