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High‐Priestly Power in Haggai and Zechariah 1–8

Deborah W. Rooke

in Zadok's Heirs: The Role and Development of the High Priesthood in Ancient Israel

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269984
eISBN:
9780191600722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269986.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Examines the books of Haggai and Zechariah 1–8 for information about the social structure of the Judaean community in the Restoration period. The main issue is the relationship between the governor ... More


Selden's Rabbis in the Court of Common Pleas

Jason P. Rosenblatt

in Renaissance England's Chief Rabbi: John Selden

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199286133
eISBN:
9780191713859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286133.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

One of the purest expressions of John Selden’s thought as a lawyer, political theorist, and Hebraist appears in a legal decision written fifteen years after his death by his disciple, Sir John ... More


Zechariah and the Bubbling Blood: An Ancient Tradition In Jewish, Christian, And Muslim Literature

Richard Kalmin

in Migrating Tales

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520277250
eISBN:
9780520958999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277250.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter examines how the murder of a priest named Zechariah in the Temple of Jerusalem was depicted in Jewish, Christian, and Muslim literary traditions. To this end, it analyzes accounts ... More


Torah in the Persian Period

John J. Collins

in Invention of Judaism: Torah and Jewish Identity from Deuteronomy to Paul

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520294110
eISBN:
9780520967366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294110.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The Torah played little part in the restoration after the Exile or in the prophets Haggai and Zechariah. It is absent from the Elephantine papyri, except for the so-called Passover Papyrus, which ... More


Unmanly Men: Refigurations of Masculinity in Luke-Acts

Brittany E. Wilson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199325009
eISBN:
9780190229191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199325009.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

This book examines key male characters in Luke-Acts with respect to constructions of gender and masculinity in the Greco-Roman world. Of all Luke’s male characters, four in particular problematize ... More


The Remembered Future in Prophetic Literature

Ian D. Wilson

in Kingship and Memory in Ancient Judah

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190499907
eISBN:
9780190499921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190499907.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter asks: how did Judean literati conceive of the political present and future vis-à-vis kingship in the past? The prophetic books, in particular, demonstrate a marked concern for Judah’s ... More


Introduction: Why Study Men in Luke-Acts?

Brittany E. Wilson

in Unmanly Men: Refigurations of Masculinity in Luke-Acts

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199325009
eISBN:
9780190229191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199325009.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

The introduction notes that scholarship has neglected to study Lukan men qua men and identifies why such a study is an important interpretative endeavor. Both traditional and feminist approaches to ... More


Preparing the Way: Zechariah as a Silenced Soon-To-Be Father (luke 1)

Brittany E. Wilson

in Unmanly Men: Refigurations of Masculinity in Luke-Acts

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199325009
eISBN:
9780190229191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199325009.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

Chapter 3 opens with Zechariah, John the Baptist’s father and the first male character introduced in Luke’s two-volume work. The chapter traces Zechariah’s reversal in Luke 1, a reversal that ... More


Materiality and Memory: Body, Blood, and Land in Rabbinic Tales of Death and Dismemberment

Julia Watts Belser

in Rabbinic Tales of Destruction: Gender, Sex, and Disability in the Ruins of Jerusalem

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190600471
eISBN:
9780190600495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190600471.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter reads Bavli Gittin’s destruction narratives through the lens of ecological materialist criticism, tracing the trail of blood and other fleshy residues of the body that run through the ... More


A Nexus of Commentatorson the Twelve: Theodore and Cyril’s Defense of Historia

Hauna T. Ondrey

in The Minor Prophets as Christian Scripture in the Commentaries of Theodore of Mopsuestia and Cyril of Alexandria

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198824534
eISBN:
9780191864131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824534.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Chapter 1, “A Nexus of Commentators on the Twelve: Theodore and Cyril’s Defense of Historia,” compares Theodore’s and Cyril’s Minor Prophets commentaries with those of Didymus (on Zechariah only) and ... More


Siddhānta: A Johannine Temple Christology

Brian Philip Dunn

in A. J. Appasamy and his Reading of Rāmānuja: A Comparative Study in Divine Embodiment

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198791416
eISBN:
9780191833885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791416.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In response to Appasamy’s Logos and Spirit Christologies, chapter 6 presents a Temple Christology reading of John that has emerged out of the comparative study of Appasamy and Rāmānuja. Like ... More


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