Posted in Old Testament

Download Theology, History, and Archaeology in the Chronicler's by Vaughn PDF

By Vaughn

In a doctoral dissertation accomplished in 1995 (no establishment noted), Vaughn takes the therapy of Hezekiah in 2 Chronicles 29-32 as a chance to check the connection among extra-biblical historic facts and an interpretation of Chronicles. He combines archaeological and epigraphic proof with a centred examining of the verses to argue that traditions or remembrances that have been traditionally actual have been used to build the ideological message for the post-exile group.

Show description

Read or Download Theology, History, and Archaeology in the Chronicler's Account of Hezekiah PDF

Best old testament books

The Chronicler as Historian (The Library of Hebrew Bible; Old Testament Studies)

This quantity of essays, devoted to the overdue Raymond B. Dillard, addresses the query, 'Was the Chronicler a Historian? ' It contains profiles of the various forms of fabric present in Chronicles, and assesses their worth for the reconstruction of the heritage of historic Israel. This assortment represents the easiest of contemporary scholarship on an issue that's producing severe dialogue in biblical study.

Land, Center & Diaspora: Jewish Constructs in Late Antiquity (JSP Supplements)

The original duality of Jewish life, in which a massive Jewish centre within the Land of Israel flourished along a wide and wealthy diaspora, was once one of many awesome positive aspects of moment Temple and post-Temple Jewish lifestyles. As nowa days, ongoing Jewish dispersion raised questions that went to the guts of Jewish self-identity, and declarations of allegiance to the ancestral native land have been usually observed by means of doubtless opposite expressions of 'local-patriotism' at the a part of Jewish diaspora groups.

Have You Considered My Servant Job?: Understanding the Biblical Archetype of Patience

The query that launches Job's tale is posed through God on the outset of the tale: "Have you thought about my servant task? " (1:8; 2:3). through any estimation the reply to this question needs to be convinced. The forty-two chapters that shape the biblical tale have in reality opened the tale to an ongoing perform of examining and rereading, comparing and reevaluating.

Textual Criticism of the Hebrew Bible, Qumran, Septuagint: Collected Essays, Volume 3

Thirty-three revised and up to date essays at the textual feedback of the Hebrew Bible, Qumran and the Septuagint, initially released among 2008 and 2014 are offered during this quantity, the 3rd quantity of the author’s accrued writings. All 3 parts have constructed a lot in glossy study, and the auhor, the earlier editor-in-chief of the foreign useless Sea Scrolls ebook undertaking, is a tremendous speaker in them all.

Additional info for Theology, History, and Archaeology in the Chronicler's Account of Hezekiah

Example text

Van Gennep, and the notion of communitas, as posed by V. Turner. While both theories have been utilized in biblical studies for quite some time,23 I suggest that they have not been outmoded 21 22 23 set of conversations. In 2 Samuel 15–17, Ittai appears first, followed by the priests Zadok and Abiathar along with their sons, then Hushai the Archite (whom Alter recognizes as having no cognate in 2 Samuel 19), and finally Ziba and Shimei. K. K. Sacon has made a similar observation, arguing that the two “sincere characters” of 2 Sam 15:19–37a (Ittai and Hushai) parallel the two similarly sincere characters Meribbaal (Mephibosheth) and Barzillai in 19:25–39 (“A Study of the Literary Structure of the ‘Succession Narrative’,” in Studies in the Period of David and Solomon and Other Essays [ed.

Segal, “Victor Turner’s Theory of Ritual,” Zygon 18 (1983): 327–35; and Moore and Meyerhoff, “Secular Ritual,” 4–5. 31 The preliminal rites (rites of separation) consist of rituals centered on the subject’s movement away from the group, at a threshold of some sort, usually taken to be the threshold between the common and the incubational worlds. The liminal rites (rites of transition) are those performed while in this incubational world. , the preliminal and postliminal sets) can be read as complementary sets within themselves; that is to say, every rite of separation from the community is at the same time a rite of incorporation into the transitional (liminal) stage, and every rite of incorporation back into the community is a rite of separation from the liminal.

The Transjordanians, however, implicitly live quite comfortably and without any self-aware contradictions to the western Israelite outlook. , Denis Baly, “The Pitfalls of Biblical Geography in Relation to Jordan,” in Studies in the History and Archaeology of Jordan 3 [ed. Adnan Hadidi; Amman: Jordanian Department of Antiquities, 1987], 124). Fokkelman noticed the narrative connection of the “crossings” of the Kidron Valley and the Mount of Olives in 2 Samuel 15–16 and of the Jordan River in ch.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.63 of 5 – based on 47 votes