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Community identity in Judean historiography [electronic resource] : biblical and comparative perspectives / edited by Gary N. Knoppers and Kenneth A. Ristau.

Contributor(s): Knoppers, Gary N, 1956- | Ristau, Kenneth A | Canadian Society of Biblical Studies. Ancient Historiography Seminar.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Winona Lake, IN : Eisenbrauns, 2009Description: 1 online resource.ISBN: 9781575066110 (electronic bk.); 1575066114 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Jews -- History -- To 70 A.D. -- Historiography -- Congresses | Jews -- Identity -- History -- Congresses | Jews -- Identity -- Historiography -- Congresses | Ethnicity in the Bible -- Congresses | Bible. Old Testament -- Historiography -- Congresses | Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- Congresses | Altes Testament | Kulturelle Identit�at | Geschichtsschreibung | Gruppenidentit�at | Saskatchewan <2007> | Geschiedschrijving | Identiteit | Etnische identiteit | Palestina | Judea | HISTORY / Ancient / GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Community identity in Judean historiography.DDC classification: 933.0072 Other classification: 11.29 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Israel and the nomads of ancient Palestine / Kenton L. Sparks -- David : messianic King or mercenary ruler? / John Van Seters -- A comparative study of the exilic gap in ancient Israelite, Messenian, and Zionist collective memory / Katherine M. Stott -- Are there any bridges out there? : how wide was the conceptual gap between the Deuteronomistic history and Chronicles? / Ehud Ben Zvi -- Characters in stone : royal ideology and Yehudite identity in the Behistun inscription and the book of Haggai / James Bowick -- The diaspora in Zechariah 1-8 and Ezra-Nehemiah : the role of history, social location, and tradition in the formulation of identity / John Kessler -- Ethnicity, genealogy, geography, and change : the Judean communities of Babylon and Jerusalem in the story of Ezra / Gary N. Knoppers -- Ezra's mission and the Levites of Casiphia / Mark Leuchter -- Textual identities in the books of Chronicles : the case of Jehoram's history / Louis Jonker -- Reading and rereading Josiah : the Chronicler's representation of Josiah for the postexilic community / Kenneth A. Ristau -- Identity and empire, reality and hope in the Chronicler's perspective / Mark J. Boda.
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"This volume is largely the outcome of presentations made in the Ancient Historiography Seminar of the Canadian Society of Biblical Studies/Societe canadienne des etudes bibliques at its 2007 annual meeting in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan"--Introduction.

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Israel and the nomads of ancient Palestine / Kenton L. Sparks -- David : messianic King or mercenary ruler? / John Van Seters -- A comparative study of the exilic gap in ancient Israelite, Messenian, and Zionist collective memory / Katherine M. Stott -- Are there any bridges out there? : how wide was the conceptual gap between the Deuteronomistic history and Chronicles? / Ehud Ben Zvi -- Characters in stone : royal ideology and Yehudite identity in the Behistun inscription and the book of Haggai / James Bowick -- The diaspora in Zechariah 1-8 and Ezra-Nehemiah : the role of history, social location, and tradition in the formulation of identity / John Kessler -- Ethnicity, genealogy, geography, and change : the Judean communities of Babylon and Jerusalem in the story of Ezra / Gary N. Knoppers -- Ezra's mission and the Levites of Casiphia / Mark Leuchter -- Textual identities in the books of Chronicles : the case of Jehoram's history / Louis Jonker -- Reading and rereading Josiah : the Chronicler's representation of Josiah for the postexilic community / Kenneth A. Ristau -- Identity and empire, reality and hope in the Chronicler's perspective / Mark J. Boda.

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