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Title Covenant in the Persian period : from Genesis to Chronicles / edited by Richard J. Bautch and Gary N. Knoppers
Published Winona Lake, Indiana : Eisenbrauns, 2015
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Contents Part 1. Pentateuch. Abraham amidst the nations: the Priestly concept of covenant and the Persian imperial ideology / Jakob Wöhrle -- The "eternal covenant" in the Priestly Pentateuch and the Major Prophets / Andreas Schüle -- Correlating the covenants in Exodus 24 and Exodus 34 / Wolfgang Oswald -- The covenant in Leviticus 26: a concept of admonition and redemption / Thomas Hieke -- Part 2. Historical books (Deuteronomistic history). "The unwritten text of the covenant": torah in the mouth of the prophets / Reinhard Achenbach -- A balancing act: settling and unsettling issues concerning past divine promises in historiographical texts shaping social memory in the late Persian period / Ehud Ben Zvi -- From covenant to connubium: Persian period developments in the perception of covenant in the Deuteronomistic history / Cynthia Edenburg -- Part 3. Prophecy. The covenant in the Book of Jeremiah: on the employment of family and political metaphors / Dalit Rom-Shiloni -- Inner-biblical interpretation in the redaction of Jeremiah 33:14-26 / Matthew Sjöberg -- Breaking an eternal covenant: Isaiah 24:5 and Persian-period discourse about the covenant / J. Todd Hibbard -- Presumptions of "covenant" in Joel / James Nogalski -- Curse, covenant, and temple in the Book of Haggai / John Kessler -- Zechariah 11 and the shepherd's broken covenant / Richard J. Bautch -- The reproach of the priests (Malachi 1:6-2:9) within Malachi's conception of covenant / Elie Assis -- Achaemenid Persian concepts pertaining to covenant and Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi / Christine Mitchell -- Part 4. Wisdom literature. The Psalms, covenant, and the Persian period / W.H. Bellinger Jr. -- Poems, prayers, and promises: the Psalms and Israel's three covenants / Carol J. Dempsey -- "When the friendship of God was upon my tent": covenant as essential background to lament in the Wisdom literature / Jamie A. Grant -- Qohelet and the covenant: some preliminary observations / Thomas M. Bolin -- Part 5. Chronicles, Ezra, and Nehemiah. Ezra 10:3: solemn oath? renewed covenant? new covenant? / Douglas J.E. Nykolaishen -- Reenvisioning the relationship: covenant in Chronicles / Mark J. Boda -- "The Ark of the Covenant of the Lord": the place of covenant in the Chronicler's theology / Louis C. Jonker
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Covenant theology -- Biblical teaching.
Jews -- History -- Babylonian captivity, 598 B.C.-515 B.C -- Biblical teaching
Form Electronic book
Author Bautch, Richard J., editor
Knoppers, Gary N., 1956- editor
LC no. 2015024572
ISBN 1575063573 (pdf)
9781575063577 (pdf)
(hardback : alk. paper)