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The Regnal Evaluation of Hezekiah in 2 Kings 18–20

Marvin A. Sweeney

in King Josiah of Judah: The Lost Messiah of Israel

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195133240
eISBN:
9780199834693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195133242.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Scholarly discussion of the regnal account of King Hezekiah in 2 Kings 18–20 points to Josianic interests in the presentation of Hezekiah as a righteous monarch. A number of scholars also argue for a ... More


Jeremiah

Marvin A. Sweeney

in King Josiah of Judah: The Lost Messiah of Israel

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195133240
eISBN:
9780199834693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195133242.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Although the superscription of Jeremiah maintains that the prophet began his career in the thirteenth year of Josiah's reign, the book contains little indication of Jeremiah's activity during this ... More


Anglicans and Royalists at War and in Exile

Achsah Guibbory

in Christian Identity, Jews, and Israel in 17th-Century England

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199557165
eISBN:
9780191595004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557165.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Royalists thought they were the true Israel and turned to the Hebrew Bible and Israelite analogies to create an ‘Anglican’ identity during the 1640s and 1650s for those who remained loyal to both ... More


Jerusalem’s Destruction and Babylonian Exile

David M. Carr

in Holy Resilience: The Bible's Traumatic Origins

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300204568
eISBN:
9780300210248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204568.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter describes the eventual destruction of Jerusalem/Zion, the ending of its supposedly eternal Davidic kingship, and the exile to Babylon of much of the surviving population of Jerusalem and ... More


2 Kings 23:31–25:30 and the Exilic Edition of the DtrH

Marvin A. Sweeney

in King Josiah of Judah: The Lost Messiah of Israel

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195133240
eISBN:
9780199834693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195133242.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

2 Kings 23:31–25:30 relates the history of Judah from the death of King Josiah in 609 b.c.e. through the destruction of Jerusalem and the Babylonian exile in 587 b.c.e. until the release of King ... More


Introduction

Marvin A. Sweeney

in King Josiah of Judah: The Lost Messiah of Israel

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195133240
eISBN:
9780199834693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195133242.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Although much of the Hebrew Bible is shaped to address the historical and theological problems posed by the Babylonian exile of 587 b.c.e., scholars have consistently noted that the program of ... More


Ezekiel and the Ethics of Exile

Andrew Mein

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199291397
eISBN:
9780191700620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291397.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Whereas much recent work on the ethics of the Hebrew Bible addresses the theological task of using the Bible as a moral resource for today, this book aims to set Ezekiel's ethics firmly in the social ... More


Conclusion

Marvin A. Sweeney

in King Josiah of Judah: The Lost Messiah of Israel

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195133240
eISBN:
9780199834693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195133242.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter summarizes the primary conclusions of the book and points to the implications of this study. There is considerable evidence that the Deuteronomistic History was originally written in the ... More


The Regnal Evaluation of Manasseh in 2 Kings 21:1–18

Marvin A. Sweeney

in King Josiah of Judah: The Lost Messiah of Israel

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195133240
eISBN:
9780199834693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195133242.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The present form of 2 Kings 21 in the Deuteronomistic History clearly blames King Manasseh of Judah for the Babylonian exile, insofar as it states that YHWH decided to destroy Jerusalem and the ... More


The Story of Moses

David M. Carr

in Holy Resilience: The Bible's Traumatic Origins

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300204568
eISBN:
9780300210248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204568.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter discusses the biblical story of Moses. Moses was an ancient historical figure for the Israelite tribes, and he was the centre of some of the earliest writings of Israel. The Moses story ... More


The Return Home

David M. Carr

in Holy Resilience: The Bible's Traumatic Origins

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300204568
eISBN:
9780300210248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204568.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter discusses the return of Babylonian exiles to Jerusalem, focusing on Ezra and the returnee exiles. It reveals that although the future generations of Jews would greatly suffer, Judaism ... More


The Levite Scribes, Part 2: The Development of the Jeremiah Tradition

Mark Leuchter

in The Levites and the Boundaries of Israelite Identity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190665098
eISBN:
9780190665128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190665098.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The Jeremiah tradition extends the Deuteronomistic project, presenting scribes as the levitical bearers of Jeremiah’s prophetic teachings. This is rooted in Jeremiah’s own Levite heritage, alongside ... More


A New Legal Crisis: Foreigners and Mixed Marriages

Philip Y. Yoo

in Ezra and the Second Wilderness

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198791423
eISBN:
9780191833892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791423.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter, the conclusion, explores how—through the constituent parts and redactional activity detected underneath Ezra 7–10 and Nehemiah 8–10—the Ezra Memoir is well placed as a literary product ... More


After the Invasion: A Reading of Jeremiah 40-44

Keith Bodner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198743002
eISBN:
9780191802904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743002.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The last act of Jeremiah’s eventful career takes place in the wake of Babylonian destruction, as he is part of a contingent left behind in the land of Judah after the invasion. Jer 40–44 is not among ... More


Ezra, the Returnees, and the Cult

Philip Y. Yoo

in Ezra and the Second Wilderness

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198791423
eISBN:
9780191833892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791423.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter argues that, for modern scholarship, Ezra’s mission marks a crucial point in the process of the formation of the Pentateuch and—in relation to the larger picture—the origins of Judaism. ... More


Viewing Samuel through a Deuteronomistic Lens

Mark Leuchter

in Samuel and the Shaping of Tradition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199659340
eISBN:
9780191806612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199659340.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter examines the scholarly model of a Deuteronomistic History and the modality of thought identified as ‘Deuteronomistic’ to assess the various claims on Samuel's memory. It first considers ... More


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