The Bible and the Ancient Near East: Collected Essays

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Eisenbrauns, 2002 M01 1 - 434 páginas

Presented in this volume is a collection of the shorter writings of one of the more innovative scholars working on the relationship between the writings of the Hebrew Bible and its ancient Near East context. Topics include: ANE environment, literature of the ANE, myth versus history, Nebuchadnezzar I's Elamite crisis, Job and the Israelite religious tradition, motif of the weeping God in Jeremiah, lament tradition in ANE, the hand of Yahweh, and whether God lies.

 

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The Ancient Near Eastern Environment
3
The Bible and the Literature of the Ancient Near East
44
Myth versus History Relaying the Comparative Foundations
59
Divine Freedom and Cultic Manipulation in Israel and Mesopotamia
72
Nebuchadnezzar Is Elamite Crisis in Theological Perspective
83
Themes and Motifs
93
The Hand of Yahweh
95
A New Parallel to 1 Kings 182829
102
The Young Lions of Psalm 3411
262
The Religiopolitical Setting of Psalm 47
266
Of Signs Prophets and Time Limits A Note on Psalm 749
274
Blindfolding the Prophet Political Resistance to First Isaiahs Oracles in the Light of Ancient Near Eastern Attitudes toward Oracles
282
Yahwehs Foundation in Zion Isaiah 2816
292
Kingship and Messiah
311
The Davidic Origin of the Zion Tradition
313
Zion in the Theology of the DavidicSolomonic Empire
331

The King of Glory
104
Job and the Israelite Religious Tradition
110
Jobs Summons to Yahweh The Exploitation of a Legal Metaphor
117
Does God Lie? Divine Deceit as a Theological Problem in Israelite Prophetic Literature
123
The Motif of the Weeping God in Jeremiah and Its Background in the Lament Tradition of the Ancient Near East
132
Whose Child Is This? Reflections on the Speaking Voice in Isaiah 95
143
The Mari Prophetic Texts in Transliteration and English Translation
157
Solving Difficult Problems New Readings of Old Texts
255
A New Root for an Old Crux Psalm 2217c
257
The Divine King and the Human Community in Isaiahs Vision of the Future
348
In Defense of the Monarchy The Contribution of Israelite Kingship to Biblical Theology
358
The Old Testaments Contribution to Messianic Expectations
376
Interpreting Prophecy
391
HistoricalCritical Method Theology and Contemporary Exegesis
393
A Christian Perspective on Prophetic Prediction
406
Index of Authors
419
Index of Scripture
425
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