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Opportunity and Date for the Use of Hammurabi’s and Other Cuneiform Laws

David P. Wright

in Inventing God's Law: How the Covenant Code of the Bible Used and Revised the Laws of Hammurabi

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195304756
eISBN:
9780199866830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304756.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter discusses the inadequacy of other theories for explaining the similarities between the Covenant Code and the Laws of Hammurabi, including coincidence, the use of common scribal ... More


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


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


Allusion and Influence in Isaiah 65–6

Jacob Stromberg

in Isaiah After Exile: The Author of Third Isaiah as Reader and Redactor of the Book

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199593910
eISBN:
9780191595707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593910.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

To further illuminate the author of Third Isaiah as a reader of the book, this chapter analyzes allusion and influence in Isaiah 65–66, finding these examples: the offer made in Isaiah 55:6–9 is seen ... More


Redaction in Isaiah 1–39

Jacob Stromberg

in Isaiah After Exile: The Author of Third Isaiah as Reader and Redactor of the Book

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199593910
eISBN:
9780191595707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593910.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter examines Isaiah 1–39 for redaction by the author of Third Isaiah, detecting the following: Isaiah 1 is edited to echo 65–66, so that together they form ‘book ends’ around the whole of ... More


Henry Vaughan's Silex Scintillans: Scripture Uses

Philip West

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198187561
eISBN:
9780191718960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187561.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The poems in Silex Scintillans (1650-1655) of Henry Vaughan are considered the most biblical in English. This book challenges that notion, not by rejecting it, but by asking what it might have meant ... More


Hezekiah and the hand of heaven

Philip West

in Henry Vaughan's Silex Scintillans: Scripture Uses

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198187561
eISBN:
9780191718960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187561.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The preface to Silex Scintillans (1655) is one of the most important pieces of 17th-century literary criticism about writing that Henry Vaughan, following George Herbert's usage, had come to call ... More


Summary

Stephen C. Russell

in The King and the Land: A Geography of Royal Power in the Biblical World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199361885
eISBN:
9780190244859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199361885.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Chapter 6 briefly summarizes the book’s main arguments. The foreign architecture of Solomon’s temple expresses his style of centralized power, which depended on the management of extragroup ... More


The Marketing of Haiti

Sara Fanning

in Caribbean Crossing: African Americans and the Haitian Emigration Movement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780814764930
eISBN:
9780814760086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814764930.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter looks at the newspapers that were central to those who were advocating a change in the relationship between Haiti and the United States. These newspapers were filled with reports about ... More


Two Short Examples: Jeroboam (1 Kings 12: 21–5) and Hezekiah (2 Kings 18: 13–16)

S. Min Chun

in Ethics and Biblical Narrative: A Literary and Discourse-Analytical Approach to the Story of Josiah

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199688968
eISBN:
9780191768071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688968.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

Chapter 7 shows how discourse analysis such as analysis of participant reference and deferential features in speech can benefit literary interpretation of Old Testament narrative: most notably (1) ... More


Between Realpolitiker and Hero of Faith: Memories of Hezekiah in Biblical Traditions and Beyond

Bob Becking

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/9780199664160.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

This article traces the developments in the memory of the Judahite king Hezekiah. In the Annals of the Assyrian king Sennacherib, Hezekiah is remembered as a king who was ready to act pragmatically ... More


Super-Power Politics in Iron II and the Role of Vassal States: From Jeroboam to Josiah

Victor H. Matthews

in The History of Bronze and Iron Age Israel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190231149
eISBN:
9780190231187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190231149.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter focuses attention on the division of David’s and Solomon’s kingdom into two separate states: Israel in the north and Judah in the south. The aftermath of that event and the subsequent ... More


Hezekiah’s Tunnel: On Royal Shaping of the Water Supply System

Stephen C. Russell

in The King and the Land: A Geography of Royal Power in the Biblical World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199361885
eISBN:
9780190244859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199361885.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter sets the biblical claims that Hezekiah stopped up the springs outside Jerusalem (2 Chronicles 32:2–4) and built a pool and conduit to bring water into the city (2 Kings 20:20) within the ... More


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