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Focusing biblical studies : the crucial nature of the Persian and Hellenistic periods : essays in honor of Douglas A. Knight / edited by Jon L. Berquist, Alice Hunt.

Contributor(s): Berquist, Jon L [editor.] | Hunt, Alice [editor.] | Knight, Douglas A, 1943- [honoree.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament studies: 544.; T & T Clark library of biblical studies: Publisher: London ; New York : T & T Clark, [2012]Description: xxii, 255 p. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780567628947 (hbk.); 0567628949 (hbk.).Subject(s): Bible O.T -- Historiography | Jews -- History -- 586 B.C.-70 A.D -- Historiography | Jews -- History -- 586 B.C.-70 A.D | Judaism -- History -- Post-exilic period, 586 B.C.-210 A.D
Contents:
Introduction / Alice Hunt -- Publications of Douglas A. Knight -- Another look at the Tenth Commandment / Jack M. Sasson -- The origins of Judah / Philip R. Davies -- Shechem revisited : the formation of Biblical collective memory / Niels Peter Lemche -- Persian period Jerusalem and Yehud rejoinders / Israel Finkelstein -- Jackals and ostriches honoring God : the zoological gaze in the Isaiah scroll / Ken Stone -- Betraying the text : Creation narratives in their and our context / Annalisa Azzoni -- Judges as a parody of leadership in the Persian period / Kristin A. Swanson -- The Persian period and the shaping of prophetic literature / Robert R. Wilson -- "Digging in the claws" : Daniel 4 and the predatory nature of empire / Deborah Appler -- Ruth and Esther as models for the formation of God's people : engaging liberationist critiques / Cheryl B. Anderson -- Reading Persian dominion in Nehemiah : multivalent language, co-option, resistance, and cultural survival / Herbert R. Marbury -- The journey from voluntary to obligatory silence (Reflections on Psalm 39 and Qoheleth) / James L. Crenshaw -- How do extrabiblical sociopolitical data illuminate obscure Biblical texts? the case of Ecclesiastes 5:8-9 (Heb. 5:7-8) / Norman Gottwald -- The chronicler buries Saul / Jennifer L. Koosed -- The conservatism of pseudo-Solomon / David Penchansky -- Was the Judaism of the Dead Sea scrolls a mystery religion? / Peter J. Haas -- Conclusion : the future focus of Biblical studies / Jon L. Berquist.
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Introduction / Alice Hunt -- Publications of Douglas A. Knight -- Part I. History and contexts -- Another look at the Tenth Commandment / Jack M. Sasson -- The origins of Judah / Philip R. Davies -- Shechem revisited : the formation of Biblical collective memory / Niels Peter Lemche -- Persian period Jerusalem and Yehud rejoinders / Israel Finkelstein -- Jackals and ostriches honoring God : the zoological gaze in the Isaiah scroll / Ken Stone -- Part II. Texts and history -- Betraying the text : Creation narratives in their and our context / Annalisa Azzoni -- Judges as a parody of leadership in the Persian period / Kristin A. Swanson -- The Persian period and the shaping of prophetic literature / Robert R. Wilson -- "Digging in the claws" : Daniel 4 and the predatory nature of empire / Deborah Appler -- Ruth and Esther as models for the formation of God's people : engaging liberationist critiques / Cheryl B. Anderson -- Reading Persian dominion in Nehemiah : multivalent language, co-option, resistance, and cultural survival / Herbert R. Marbury -- The journey from voluntary to obligatory silence (Reflections on Psalm 39 and Qoheleth) / James L. Crenshaw -- How do extrabiblical sociopolitical data illuminate obscure Biblical texts? the case of Ecclesiastes 5:8-9 (Heb. 5:7-8) / Norman Gottwald -- The chronicler buries Saul / Jennifer L. Koosed -- The conservatism of pseudo-Solomon / David Penchansky -- Was the Judaism of the Dead Sea scrolls a mystery religion? / Peter J. Haas -- Conclusion : the future focus of Biblical studies / Jon L. Berquist.

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