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The reforming kings [electronic resource] : cult and society in First Temple Judah / R.H. Lowery.

By: Lowery, R. H. (Richard H.).
Material type: TextTextSeries: Journal for the study of the Old TestamentSupplement series: 120.Publisher: Sheffield, England : JSOT Press, c1991Description: 1 online resource (236 p.).ISBN: 9780567173812 (electronic bk.); 056717381X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Jews -- History -- 953-586 B.C | Jews -- Kings and rulers | Bible. Kings -- History of Biblical events | Bible. Chronicles -- History of Biblical events | Jews | Judaism | Bible. A.T. Rois -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | Bible. A.T. Chroniques -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | Bible. A.T. Rois -- Histoire des �ev�enements bibliques | Bible. A.T. Chroniques -- Histoire des �ev�enements bibliques | Rois et souverains -- Enseignement biblique | Juifs -- Rois et souverains -- Enseignement biblique | Juifs -- Histoire -- 953-586 av. J.-C | J�erusalem | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Old Testament | Kronieken (bijbelboeken) | Tempel van Salomo | Cultus | Hervormingen | Koningen (vorsten)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Reforming kings.DDC classification: 222.506 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter 1 Monarchy and Economy; Chapter 2 Pre-Assyrian Era: Cult Reform and Royal Power; Chapter 3 Ahaz: Reform and Imperialism; Chapter 4 Hezekiah: Reform and Rebellion; Chapter 5 Manasseh: Reform and Accommodation; Chapter 6 Josiah: Cult Reform and Cultural Revolution; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index of Biblical References; Index of Authors.
Summary: An illuminating examination of the emergence of deuteronomic theology in pre-exilic Judah. Judaean deuteronomism grew as a response to the social unrest of the Assyrian period, channelling popular discontent away from the Davidic monarchy and towards foreign imperialism. The author brings together different strands of current scholarship, studying the economy of monarchical Judah and Israel, and examining the commanding social role of the Davidic monarchy. Lowery also discusses Ahaz and the economic and religious impact of Assyrian imperialism, and concludes with a discussion of the Manasseh n.
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Revision of the author's Ph. D. dissertation.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [217]-227) and indexes.

Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter 1 Monarchy and Economy; Chapter 2 Pre-Assyrian Era: Cult Reform and Royal Power; Chapter 3 Ahaz: Reform and Imperialism; Chapter 4 Hezekiah: Reform and Rebellion; Chapter 5 Manasseh: Reform and Accommodation; Chapter 6 Josiah: Cult Reform and Cultural Revolution; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index of Biblical References; Index of Authors.

An illuminating examination of the emergence of deuteronomic theology in pre-exilic Judah. Judaean deuteronomism grew as a response to the social unrest of the Assyrian period, channelling popular discontent away from the Davidic monarchy and towards foreign imperialism. The author brings together different strands of current scholarship, studying the economy of monarchical Judah and Israel, and examining the commanding social role of the Davidic monarchy. Lowery also discusses Ahaz and the economic and religious impact of Assyrian imperialism, and concludes with a discussion of the Manasseh n.

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