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The Diptych Structure: Original or Redactional?

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:
10.1093/0195138368.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Theoretically, Genesis’ diptych structure may be seen either as belonging to the nature of the text or simply as an editorial addition – a way of arranging the text. To determine which explanation is ... More


Micah

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:
10.1093/0195133242.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Analysis of the book of Micah tends to emphasize the reconstruction of Micah's authentic eighth‐century oracles and the exilic or postexilic redaction of the book. An analysis of the present form of ... More


Isaiah

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:
10.1093/0195133242.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Study of the book of Isaiah has tended to focus on the reconstruction of the “authentic” words of the eighth‐century prophet and the exile or postexilic redaction of his book. Nevertheless, ... More


Purgatory, Penitentials, and the Irish Question

Isabel Moreira

in Heaven's Purge: Purgatory in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199736041
eISBN:
9780199894628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736041.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter challenges a school of thought that proposes that purgatory emerged in the seventh century as a result of the contact of Mediterranean Christianity with Irish religious culture. It gives ... More


Redactional Growth in the Apodictic Laws and the Covenant Code’s Relationship to the Exodus Narrative

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/9780195304756.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter discusses more technical but fundamental issues regarding the composition of the apodictic laws. It argues that the apodictic laws are not later additions to the text but part of the ... More


Conclusions

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/9780195304756.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This conclusion summarizes and extends the conclusions of the book. It describes the ideological tenor of the whole work, its essential unity, its relationship to the narrative of the book of Exodus, ... More


Introduction: The Basic Thesis and Background

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/9780195304756.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This introduction provides an overview to the comparative study of the Covenant Code and Mesopotamian law, particularly the Laws of Hammurabi. It provides a summary of the argument of the book and ... More


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


Deutero‐Isaiah and Isaiah 2–12

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:
10.1093/0198263600.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Examines the evidence as to whether or not Deutero‐Isaiah made any editorial contribution to the original Proto‐Isaiah text that he was continuing, focusing on a textual analysis of Chs. 2–12 and ... More


Tradition and Redaction in 1 Corinthians 15:3–7

Jerome Murphy‐O'Connor

in Keys to First Corinthians: Revisiting the Major Issues

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199564156
eISBN:
9780191721281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564156.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

In vv. 3b–5 Paul divides the components of a primitive unified creed for emphasis. To it he added vv. 6–7, which is partly traditional, because the mention of ‘all the apostles’ permitted him to ... 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


Zephaniah

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:
10.1093/0195133242.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Although many scholars maintain that the book of Zephaniah shows evidence of considerable editing during the postexilic period, a form‐critical analysis of the structure of the book indicates that it ... More


Jeremiah

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:
10.1093/0195133242.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Although the superscription of Jeremiah maintains that the prophet began his career in the thirteenth year of Josiah's reign, the book contains little indication of Jeremiah's activity during this ... More


The History of Research on the Covenant Code

John Van Seters

in A Law Book for the Diaspora: Revision in the Study of the Covenant Code

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195153156
eISBN:
9780199834785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195153154.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

In a review of past research on the Covenant Code, this chapter addresses the relationship of the code to the E source of the Documentary Hypothesis and the use of form criticism of law and tradition ... More


Petrarchism at Work: Contextual Economies in the Age of Shakespeare

William J. Kennedy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700019
eISBN:
9781501703812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700019.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The Italian scholar and poet Francesco Petrarch (1304–1374) is best remembered today for vibrant and impassioned love poetry that helped to establish Italian as a literary language. Petrarch inspired ... More


Literary, Historiographic, and Historical Implications

Lauren A. S. Monroe

in Josiah's Reform and the Dynamics of Defilement: Israelite Rites of Violence and the Making of a Biblical Text

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199774166
eISBN:
9780199897377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199774166.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter addresses the implications of this study for certain central issues in biblical studies. These are: the nature of Holiness writing and the duration of the Holiness school's activity; the ... More


. Conclusion

George A. Kennedy

in New Testament Interpretation Through Rhetorical Criticism

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807841204
eISBN:
9781469616261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807841204.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This Conclusion presents some final thoughts. The Conclusion indicates that this book's detailed discussion on redaction criticism, historical and literary criticism, and other approaches hopes to ... More


A Paradigm of the Dublin Collection Vita IV S. Brigitae

Richard Sharpe

in Medieval Irish Saints' Lives: An Introduction to Vitae Sanctorum Hiberniae

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198215820
eISBN:
9780191678219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198215820.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

We know from the table of contents in M that D originally contained a Life of St Brigit, but it is now lacking from both manuscripts. This chapter shows that it survives as the anonymous Vita IV in ... More


Lawbooks and Lawyers

Huw Pryce

in Native Law and the Church in Medieval Wales

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203629
eISBN:
9780191675904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203629.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

By virtue of its content, the native law of medieval Wales can justly be called secular law. Yet it was also a law devised by and for members of a Christian society in which the Catholic Church was ... More


Proverbs and the Court

Stuart Weeks

in Early Israelite Wisdom

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270072
eISBN:
9780191683879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270072.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

This chapter examines the issues that directly affect our understanding of the origins and nature of wisdom literature in Israel, looking at evidence ... More


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