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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


King Josiah of Judah: The Lost Messiah of Israel

Marvin A. Sweeney

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195133240
eISBN:
9780199834693
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195133242.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

King Josiah of Judah (ruled 640–609 b.c.e.) is a figure of extraordinary importance for the history of ancient Israel and Judah. According to the biblical narrative, a Torah scroll was discovered ... More


Power and the Prophetic Utterance

David A. Lambert

in How Repentance Became Biblical: Judaism, Christianity, and the Interpretation of Scripture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190212247
eISBN:
9780190212261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190212247.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The penitential interpretation of the Hebrew Bible also proceeds from the notion of Scripture as pedagogical. Prophets are seen as being preachers of repentance, and prophetic literature, despite its ... More


Kingship and Memory in Ancient Judah

Ian Wilson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190499907
eISBN:
9780190499921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190499907.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book addresses the question of how postmonarchic society in ancient Judah remembered and imagined its monarchy, and kingship in general, as part of its past, present, and future. How did Judeans ... More


Wrestling with an Angel: Power, Morality, and Jewish Identity

Ehud Luz

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092936
eISBN:
9780300129298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092936.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

By regaining for the Jewish people the capacity to deploy force, Zionism posed moral dilemmas for the Jews that for many generations, living in exile, they had not had to confront. The return to full ... More


1917–1925: Prelude to an International Protest: A Rising, Pugnacious Man of Letters

Jay A. Gertzman

in Samuel Roth, Infamous Modernist

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044170
eISBN:
9780813046181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044170.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Roth’s first two decades in America were full of spiritual trials. He got married in 1918 but questioned his ability to love. He wrote acclaimed poetry, but most of it expressed a yearning for God ... More


Introduction to After the Invasion

Keith Bodner

in After the Invasion: A Reading of Jeremiah 40-44

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198743002
eISBN:
9780191802904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743002.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This short chapter has three main purposes. First, the introduction provides an overview of the story told in Jeremiah 40–44, including the main lineaments of the plot and some of the major ... More


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