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Israel Constructs Its History

(Hardback - 2000)
$215.00 - Online Price

Overview

The thesis that the books of Deuteronomy to 2 Kings have undergone a redaction that made them into a 'Deuteronomistic History' has become since Martin Noth (1943) a widely accepted idea in Old Testament scholarship. But there is no consensus when this history was edited: under Josiah (622 BCE), during the exile (c. 560 BCE) or even later? And what was the intention of its redactors? Can we rely on the so-called Deuteronomistic History for the reconstruction of Israelite history? Or should we give up the thesis of a Deuteronomic redaction of the Former Prophets? This volume explores these and many other questions about this key topic in Old Testament scholarship. It results from a research seminar organized by the Swiss universities of Fribourg, Geneva, NeuchGtel and Lausanne. It contains contributions by the following scholars: R. Albertz, J. Briend, M. Detienne, W. Dietrich, J.J. Glassner, S. Japhet, E.A. Knauf, A.D.H. Mayes, S.L. McKenzie, S. Pisano, M. Rose, A. Schenker, F. Smyth, A. de Pury and T. R++mer. Articles in French were translared by J. Edward Crowley

Details

  • SKU: 9781841270999
  • SKU10: 1841270997
  • Title: Israel Constructs Its History
  • Series: JSOT Supplement (Hardcover)
  • Qty Remaining Online: 68
  • Publisher: Continnuum-3pl
  • Date Published: Nov 2000
  • Pages: 506
  • Weight lbs: 2.01
  • Dimensions: 9.50" L x 6.54" W x 1.35" H
  • Features: Dust Cover
  • Category: BIBLICAL STUDIES
  • Subject: Biblical Studies - Old Testament

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