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Leading captivity captive [electronic resource] : "the Exile" as history and ideology / edited by Lester L. Grabbe.

Contributor(s): Grabbe, Lester L.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Journal for the study of the Old TestamentSupplement series: 278.; European seminar in historical methodology: 2.Publisher: Sheffield, England : Sheffield Academic Press, c1998Description: 1 online resource (161 p.).ISBN: 9780567493019 (electronic bk.); 0567493016 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Jews -- History -- Babylonian captivity, 598-515 B.C. -- Biblical teaching | Jews -- History -- Babylonian captivity, 598-515 B.C. -- Historiography | Bible. Old Testament -- Historiography | Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Jewish diaspora -- Historiography | Exile (Punishment) | Jewish diaspora | Jews | Juifs -- Histoire -- 598-515 av. J.-C. (Captivit�e de Babylone) -- Enseignement biblique | Transferts de population -- Histoire | RELIGION -- Judaism -- Sacred Writings | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Old Testament | Babylonische ballingschap (vc0586-vc0521) | Historiciteit | Literaire thema'sGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Leading captivity captive.DDC classification: 221.9/5 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction / Lester L. Grabbe -- Die Exilszeit als Ernstfall f�ur eine historische Rekonstruktion ohne biblische Texte : die neubabylonischen K�onigsinschriften als 'Prim�arquelle' / Rainer Albertz -- Ezra's re-enactment of the exile / Bob Becking -- Exile! What exile? : deportation and the discourses of diaspora / Robert P. Carroll -- 'The exile' under the Theodolite : historiography as triangulation / Lester L. Grabbe -- The exile in history and myth : a response to Hans Barstad / Thomas L. Thompson -- The strange fear of the Bible : some reflections on the 'bibliophobia' in recent ancient Israelite historiography / Hans M. Barstad -- Exile? What exile? Whose exile? / Philip R. Davies -- Exile a period--exile a myth / Knud Jeppesen -- Reflections on the discussion / Lester L. Grabbe.
Summary: In a methodological discussion of this issue, the contributors cover a range of topics, from ancient poltics to modern ideology. The entity known as 'the Exile' has had an extremely forceful influence in Old Testament scholarship, both as an event and as a symbol. But was there an 'Exile'? And if so, how did it fit into the pattern of population deportations that characterized the imperial strategies of the ancient Near East? In a major methodological discussion of this issue, the contributors to this symposium of the European Seminar in Historical Methodology cover a range of topics, from anc.
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Introduction / Lester L. Grabbe -- Die Exilszeit als Ernstfall f�ur eine historische Rekonstruktion ohne biblische Texte : die neubabylonischen K�onigsinschriften als 'Prim�arquelle' / Rainer Albertz -- Ezra's re-enactment of the exile / Bob Becking -- Exile! What exile? : deportation and the discourses of diaspora / Robert P. Carroll -- 'The exile' under the Theodolite : historiography as triangulation / Lester L. Grabbe -- The exile in history and myth : a response to Hans Barstad / Thomas L. Thompson -- The strange fear of the Bible : some reflections on the 'bibliophobia' in recent ancient Israelite historiography / Hans M. Barstad -- Exile? What exile? Whose exile? / Philip R. Davies -- Exile a period--exile a myth / Knud Jeppesen -- Reflections on the discussion / Lester L. Grabbe.

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In a methodological discussion of this issue, the contributors cover a range of topics, from ancient poltics to modern ideology. The entity known as 'the Exile' has had an extremely forceful influence in Old Testament scholarship, both as an event and as a symbol. But was there an 'Exile'? And if so, how did it fit into the pattern of population deportations that characterized the imperial strategies of the ancient Near East? In a major methodological discussion of this issue, the contributors to this symposium of the European Seminar in Historical Methodology cover a range of topics, from anc.

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