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Retreat from the Idea of “Redemption Through Return to Zion”

Arie Morgenstern

in Hastening Redemption: Messianism and the Resettlement of the Land of Israel

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195305784
eISBN:
9780199784820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305787.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

To deal with the post-1840 crisis of belief, Jewish leaders sought to limit the at-risk masses’ contacts with the Christian missionaries and to bolster and renew their faith in Judaism. They also ... More


Limitations, Presuppositions, and Method

H. G. M. Williamson

in The Book Called Isaiah: Deutero-Isaiah's Role in Composition and Redaction

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263609
eISBN:
9780191600821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263600.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Explains the decision to focus on the first two major parts of the Book of Isaiah (Chs. 1–55) at the expense of the third (Chs. 56–66), examines research into the question of the unity or multiple ... More


The Book Called Isaiah: Deutero-Isaiah's Role in Composition and Redaction

H. G. M. Williamson

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263609
eISBN:
9780191600821
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263600.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The book analyses and assesses the various methods and approaches used by nineteenth‐ and twentieth‐century scholars researching into the theme of the unity and diversity of the compositional ... More


The Suffering Servant: from Isaiah to the Dead Sea Scrolls

Israel Knohl

in Scriptural Exegesis: The Shapes of Culture and the Religious Imagination: Essays in Honour of Michael Fishbane

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199206575
eISBN:
9780191709678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206575.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

The radical separation between the world of the living and the realm of the dead is not universal through the Hebrew Bible. The distinctions weaken in the later stages of biblical literature. There ... More


Assyrian Tributes

Zvi Ben‐Dor Benite

in The Ten Lost Tribes: A World History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195307337
eISBN:
9780199867868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307337.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter presents the historical circumstances that gave birth to the story of the Ten Lost Tribes in the 8th and 7th centuries BCE. The two most important elements in this chapter are the ... More


Prophets and Teachers

E. W. Heaton

in The School Tradition of the Old Testament: The Bampton Lectures for 1994

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198263623
eISBN:
9780191601156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263627.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The first part of this chapter examines the school tradition in the literary style of the teachings of the prophets – Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel and the Book of the Twelve (the minor prophets) – which ... More


Belief and Behaviour

E. W. Heaton

in The School Tradition of the Old Testament: The Bampton Lectures for 1994

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198263623
eISBN:
9780191601156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263627.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter looks at various aspects of belief and behaviour in the Old Testament, as reflected in the school tradition. It starts with an analysis of the discourse of Elihu in Job – six chapters ... More


Further Examples of Isaianic Influence

H. G. M. Williamson

in The Book Called Isaiah: Deutero-Isaiah's Role in Composition and Redaction

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263609
eISBN:
9780191600821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263600.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Proceeds to examine further examples (from Chs. 1–39) of the influence of the literary inheritance of Isaiah of Jerusalem on the rest of the Isaianic text in order to set out the consensus view of ... More


On Writing and Witnesses

H. G. M. Williamson

in The Book Called Isaiah: Deutero-Isaiah's Role in Composition and Redaction

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263609
eISBN:
9780191600821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263600.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Investigates Deutero‐Isaiah's reasons for using more themes, images, and styles of expression from an earlier version of the Book of Isaiah than from any other Old Testament writing and considers the ... More


Creating and Maintaining Hellenic Places in Antioch

Ari Finkelstein

in Specter of the Jews: Emperor Julian and the Rhetoric of Ethnicity in Syrian Antioch

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520298729
eISBN:
9780520970779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298729.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

chapter 7 explores how Julian clears the contaminating Christian contagion from the Antiochene landscape in order to facilitate Hellenic worship of the gods. The Christian cult of the martyrs and ... More


Disability and Isaiah's Suffering Servant

Jeremy Schipper

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199594856
eISBN:
9780191806575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199594856.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Although disability imagery is ubiquitous in the Hebrew Bible, characters with disabilities are not. The presence of the former does not guarantee the presence of the later. While interpreters ... More


Towards Pathos: Preliminary Considerations

Joseph Redfield Palmisano

in Beyond the Walls: Abraham Joshua Heschel and Edith Stein on the Significance of Empathy for Jewish-Christian Dialogue

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199925025
eISBN:
9780199980451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925025.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The book begins by “situating” Heschel's The Prophets, as a response-cum-theodicy to the discontinuity of the Shoah. We bring David Tracy into dialogue with Heschel on what is constitutive of a ... More


Ancient Judaism

Susan Gillingham

in A Journey of Two Psalms: The Reception of Psalms 1 and 2 in Jewish and Christian Tradition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199652419
eISBN:
9780191766053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652419.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

Chapter 2 looks at four locations of the reception of Psalms 1 and 2 in ancient Judaism: within the Hebrew Bible, examining the relationship between Psalm 1 and Jeremiah 17, Deuteronomy 6 and Ezekiel ... More


Rehabilitating Manasseh: Remembering King Manasseh in the Persian and Hellenistic Periods

Lowell K. Handy

in Remembering Biblical Figures in the Late Persian and Early Hellenistic Periods: Social Memory and Imagination

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199664160
eISBN:
9780191748462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664160.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

King Manasseh in the book of Kings was presented as an evil ruler, but in Chronicles he was reinvented as having been evil, but through repentance and rehabilitation he had become an exemplary king. ... More


Isaiah, a Memorable Prophet: Why was Isaiah so Memorable in the Late Persian/Early Hellenistic Periods? Some Observations

Ehud Ben Zvi

in Remembering Biblical Figures in the Late Persian and Early Hellenistic Periods: Social Memory and Imagination

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199664160
eISBN:
9780191748462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664160.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

This essay deals with Isaiah as a site of memory for and within the Jerusalem-centered community of the late Achaemenid/early Hellenistic period. It addresses how as a site of memory, Isaiah embodied ... More


Natural Law

Lenn E. Goodman

in The Holy One of Israel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190698478
eISBN:
9780190698508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190698478.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

Natural law links moral and legal theory with natural theology and science. It is critical to thinking about God’s sovereignty and human freedom. Tracing the roots of the natural law idea, I defend ... More


Disabling Progress in Suffering Servant Scholarship

Jeremy Schipper

in Disability and Isaiah's Suffering Servant

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199594856
eISBN:
9780191806575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199594856.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book explores the ubiquitous use of disability imagery in the Hebrew Bible. Focusing on the “Suffering Servant” figure in Isaiah 52:13-53:12, it examines how disability imagery disavows the ... More


Disabling Methodology in Hebrew Bible Studies

Jeremy Schipper

in Disability and Isaiah's Suffering Servant

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199594856
eISBN:
9780191806575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199594856.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter considers a range of methodological issues that will influence this book's study of the “Suffering Servant” figure in Isaiah 53 of the Hebrew Bible. After looking at various definitions ... More


The Servant as a Figure with Disabilities

Jeremy Schipper

in Disability and Isaiah's Suffering Servant

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199594856
eISBN:
9780191806575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199594856.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the “Suffering Servant” as a figure with disabilities in Isaiah 53 of the Hebrew Bible. It first considers Bernhard Duhm's theory of four distinct “servant songs” within Isaiah, ... More


The Servant as Scriptural Sufferer

Jeremy Schipper

in Disability and Isaiah's Suffering Servant

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199594856
eISBN:
9780191806575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199594856.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines why scholars rarely interpret the “Suffering Servant” in Isaiah 53 of the Hebrew Bible as having disabilities. More specifically, it considers early translations of Isaiah 53 ... More


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