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The pitcher is broken [electronic resource] : memorial essays for G�osta W. Ahlstr�om / edited by Steven W. Holloway and Lowell K. Handy.

Contributor(s): Holloway, Steven W | Handy, Lowell K, 1949-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Journal for the study of the Old Testament supplement series: 190.Publisher: Sheffield : Sheffield Academic Press, c1995Description: 1 online resource (474 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780567636713 (electronic bk.); 0567636712 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible. Old Testament -- History of Biblical events | Jews -- History -- To 70 A.D | Palestine -- History -- To 70 A.D | Ahlstr�om, G�osta W. (G�osta Werner), 1918- | Ahlstr�om, G�osta W. (G�osta Werner), 1918- History of ancient Palestine from the palaeolithic period to Alexander's conquest | Bible. A.T. -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | Bible. A.T. -- Antiquit�es | Bible. A.T. -- Histoire des �ev�enements bibliques | �Age du fer -- Palestine | Fouilles (Arch�eologie) -- Palestine | Palestine -- Antiquit�es | HISTORY -- Ancient -- General | Bible. A.T. -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | Bible. A.T. -- Antiquit�es | Bible. A.T. -- Histoire des �ev�enements bibliques | �Age du fer -- Palestine | Fouilles arch�eologiques -- Palestine | Palestine -- Antiquit�es | Middle East HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Pitcher is broken.DDC classification: 939.4 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Zephaniah ben Cushi and Cush of Benjamin : traces of Cushite presence in Syria-Palestine / Roger W. Anderson, Jr. -- Discerning the time : Haggai, Zechariah and the 'delay' in the rebuilding of the Jerusalem Temple / Peter Ross Bedford -- Inclusion in and exclusion from Israel as conveyed by the use of the term 'Israel' in post-monarchic biblical texts / Ehud Ben Zvi -- Temple and b�am�ah : some considerations / Janice E. Catron -- Solomon's adversaries Hadad, Rezon and Jeroboam : a trio of 'bad guy' characters illustrating the theology of immediate retribution / Diana V. Edelman -- Cult images, royal policies and the origins of aniconism / Carl D. Evans -- Site planning and subsistence economy : Negev settlements as a case study / Israel Finkelstein and Yitzhak Zilberman -- United monarchy--divided monarchy : fact or fiction? / Margaret M. Gelinas -- 'Cush' in Zephaniah / Robert D. Haak -- Historical probability and the narrative of Josiah's reform in 2 Kings / Lowell K. Handy -- Harran : cultic geography in the neo-Assyrian empire and its implications for Sennacherib's 'Letter to Hezekiah' in 2 Kings / Steven W. Holloway -- Joshua 7 : a reassessment of Israelite conceptions of corporate punishment / Joel S. Kaminsky -- Ruth : an exercise in Israelite political correctness or a call to proper conversion? / Peter Theodore Nash -- Samaria in the books of the eighth-century prophets / John J. Schmitt -- Anat's warfare cannibalism and the West Semitic ban / Mark S. Smith -- Priestly families (or factions) in Samuel and Kings / John R. Spencer -- The monuments, the Babel-Bibel Streit and responses to historical criticism / Joel Sweek -- G�osta Ahlstr�om's History of Palestine / Thomas L. Thompson -- Long live the king : historical fact and narrative fiction / Charles Ted Vehse.
Summary: This is a volume of tributes and essays in memory of G��sta W. Ahlstr��m, Professor of Old Testament in the Divinity School and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations Department of the University of Chicago. Nineteen essays written by former students and colleagues deal with the history and archaeology of Iron Age Palestine and the ancient Near East, the Deuteronomistic History, and the history of Old Testament studies. Six tributes read at his memorial service, his final bibliography and a list of the dissertations he chaired combine to yield a montage of the scholar as teacher, character, an.
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Zephaniah ben Cushi and Cush of Benjamin : traces of Cushite presence in Syria-Palestine / Roger W. Anderson, Jr. -- Discerning the time : Haggai, Zechariah and the 'delay' in the rebuilding of the Jerusalem Temple / Peter Ross Bedford -- Inclusion in and exclusion from Israel as conveyed by the use of the term 'Israel' in post-monarchic biblical texts / Ehud Ben Zvi -- Temple and b�am�ah : some considerations / Janice E. Catron -- Solomon's adversaries Hadad, Rezon and Jeroboam : a trio of 'bad guy' characters illustrating the theology of immediate retribution / Diana V. Edelman -- Cult images, royal policies and the origins of aniconism / Carl D. Evans -- Site planning and subsistence economy : Negev settlements as a case study / Israel Finkelstein and Yitzhak Zilberman -- United monarchy--divided monarchy : fact or fiction? / Margaret M. Gelinas -- 'Cush' in Zephaniah / Robert D. Haak -- Historical probability and the narrative of Josiah's reform in 2 Kings / Lowell K. Handy -- Harran : cultic geography in the neo-Assyrian empire and its implications for Sennacherib's 'Letter to Hezekiah' in 2 Kings / Steven W. Holloway -- Joshua 7 : a reassessment of Israelite conceptions of corporate punishment / Joel S. Kaminsky -- Ruth : an exercise in Israelite political correctness or a call to proper conversion? / Peter Theodore Nash -- Samaria in the books of the eighth-century prophets / John J. Schmitt -- Anat's warfare cannibalism and the West Semitic ban / Mark S. Smith -- Priestly families (or factions) in Samuel and Kings / John R. Spencer -- The monuments, the Babel-Bibel Streit and responses to historical criticism / Joel Sweek -- G�osta Ahlstr�om's History of Palestine / Thomas L. Thompson -- Long live the king : historical fact and narrative fiction / Charles Ted Vehse.

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

"G.W. Ahlstr�om: a bibliography (conclusion)" / Hans G. Ahlstr�om and Lowell K. Handy: p. [39]-43.

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This is a volume of tributes and essays in memory of G��sta W. Ahlstr��m, Professor of Old Testament in the Divinity School and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations Department of the University of Chicago. Nineteen essays written by former students and colleagues deal with the history and archaeology of Iron Age Palestine and the ancient Near East, the Deuteronomistic History, and the history of Old Testament studies. Six tributes read at his memorial service, his final bibliography and a list of the dissertations he chaired combine to yield a montage of the scholar as teacher, character, an.

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