Jesus' Bible explores the history of the
Hebrew Bible, better known to Christians as the Old Testament,
from oral tradition to written canon. This book explores the
different traditions and contexts that were present at the time of
Jesus, and how their views led to the development and shaping of
the New Testament. These insights are paramount in shaping a
complete understanding and contemporary interpretation of the Bible.
In preparing the Masorah of Biblia Hebraica
Stuttgartensia (BHS), Gérard E. Weil did not diplomatically
present the Masorah of the Leningrad Codex (ML) as the editors of
BHS did with ML's text; rather, he opted to "complete," "revise,"
and "integrate" the text and Masorah of ML (BHS, xv). In BHS's
Masoretic apparatus, Weil marked certain Masorah parva notes "sub
loco" in order to...