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Prophecy and the Prophetic Books

J. Blenkinsopp

in Text in Context: Essays by Members of the Society for Old Testament Study

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198263913
eISBN:
9780191601187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263910.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This is the second of six chapters on the Old Testament and its authors. It discusses prophecy and the prophetic books of the Old Testament starting by pointing out that not much has been added to ... More


Dangerous Enthusiasm: William Blake and the Culture of Radicalism in the 1790s

Jon Mee

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183297
eISBN:
9780191674013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183297.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 18th-century Literature

This book considers William Blake's prophetic books written during the 1790s in the light of the French Revolution controversy raging at the time. His works are shown to be less the expressions of ... More


Verifiable Sources: Historiography, Epic, Prophecy, Law, and Other

Thomas L. Brodie

in Genesis as Dialogue: A Literary, Historical, and Theological Commentary

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138368
eISBN:
9780199834037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138368.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

In contrast with the documentary theory, which presumed that the sources of Genesis were lost, George Smith indicated in 1872 that source‐like material from Assyria concerning the flood story is ... 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


Hebrew Bible

Martti Nissinen

in Ancient Prophecy: Near Eastern, Biblical, and Greek Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198808558
eISBN:
9780191846083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808558.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter considers prophecy in the Hebrew Bible. It is presented as literature which is rooted in the prophetic phenomenon but which no longer serves as a direct document of prophets in ancient ... More


Exploring the Memory of Moses ‘The Prophet’ in Late Persian/Early Hellenistic Yehud/Judah

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/9780199664160.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

This essay deals Moses “The Prophet” as a central site of memory in the Jerusalem-centered community of the late Achaemenid/early Hellenistic period in Yehud/Judah and as such, it contributes to a ... 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


Shakespeare and Blake'S Imagination

Jonathan Bate

in Shakespeare and the English Romantic Imagination

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129943
eISBN:
9780191671883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129943.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Aside from how William Blake was initially suspected to have been associated with various mystical traditions from the 18th-century, Blake continues to intimidate a number of readers. As most people ... More


To Conclude: The Emplotments of Kingship and “Metahistoriography” in Ancient Judah

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/9780190499907.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

After covering a significant swath of material concerning kingship discourse and memory in postmonarchic Judah in previous chapters, this chapter offers a concluding synthesis. It notes a major ... More


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