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Isaiah among the ancient Near Eastern prophets [electronic resource] : a comparative study of the earliest stages of the Isaiah tradition and the Neo-Assyrian prophecies / by Matthijs J. de Jong.

By: Jong, Matthijs J. de.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Supplements to Vetus Testamentum: v. 117.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, c2007Description: 1 online resource (xii, 522 p.).ISBN: 9789047422617 (electronic bk.); 9047422619 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible. Old Testament Isaiah I -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Prophecy -- Comparative studies | Prophets -- Comparative studies | Prophecy -- Judaism | Assyro-Babylonian literature -- Relation to the Old Testament | Assyria -- Religion | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Prophets | Jesaja (bijbelboek) | Profeten | Assyri�ers (volk)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Isaiah among the ancient Near Eastern prophets.DDC classification: 224/.1067 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Acknowledgements; INTRODUCTION; Chapter One Introduction; PART ONE; Chapter Two The Isaiah Tradition in the Assyrian Period; Chapter Three The Assyrian Prophecies; PART TWO; Chapter Four Prophecy in its Historical Setting; Chapter Five Functions of the Prophets; Chapter Six From Prophecy to Literature; CONCLUSION; Chapter Seven Summary and Conclusions; Schema of the Development of the Isaiah Tradition; Bibliography; Abbreviations; Index of Texts; Index of Subjects.
Summary: Offering a comparison between the earliest parts of the book of Isaiah and the Assyrian prophecies, this book maintains that ancient Israelite prophecy, of which Isaiah was an exponent, was much in conformity with ancient Near Eastern prophecy in general.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [467]-496) and indexes.

Acknowledgements; INTRODUCTION; Chapter One Introduction; PART ONE; Chapter Two The Isaiah Tradition in the Assyrian Period; Chapter Three The Assyrian Prophecies; PART TWO; Chapter Four Prophecy in its Historical Setting; Chapter Five Functions of the Prophets; Chapter Six From Prophecy to Literature; CONCLUSION; Chapter Seven Summary and Conclusions; Schema of the Development of the Isaiah Tradition; Bibliography; Abbreviations; Index of Texts; Index of Subjects.

Offering a comparison between the earliest parts of the book of Isaiah and the Assyrian prophecies, this book maintains that ancient Israelite prophecy, of which Isaiah was an exponent, was much in conformity with ancient Near Eastern prophecy in general.

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