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Bibil Identifier bibil:201634
Publication Type Article of book
Title (German, Long) "Wir wollen mit euch gehen..."
Title (German, ) Überlegungen zur Völkertheologie Haggais und Sacharjas
Author Lux, Rüdiger
Collection Prophetie und Zweiter Tempel
Year (Reference) 1999
Language German
Pages 241-265 Pages
Genre Reprint
Notes Première parution dans: Chr. Kähler/M. Böhm/Chr. Böttrich (Hg.), Gedenkt an das Wort, Festschrift W. Vogler, Leipzig, 1999, p. 107-133.
Abstract This paper focuses on the relationship between Israel and the nations in Haggai and Zechariah 1-8. Both prophets are motivated by the hope for a process of universalisation, but their message was later subjected to editing. A Deuteronomistic editor was of the opinion that the Diaspora from Judah was a punishment by YHWH (2:10), but that YHWH will in the future restore Israel to its rightful fate. Another editor speaks in Zech 2:14-15 and 8:20-22 of an eschatological pilgrimage of the nations to YHWH, the God of Zion in Jerusalem. Then the nations will become a part of the people of YHWH (2:15). The last expression of the theology of the nations in Zechariah 1-8 can be found in 8:23, where it is said that ten men (representatives?) from nations of all languages will say to a Yehudite: "Let us go with you ..." Does this represent a reduction of the universal and eschatological hope expressed in 2:15 and 8:20-22? Is the advent of an age of "proselytism" being announced?
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Near East : Persia : History and Civilization : 1st millennium : Cyrus (=Cyrus II, 551-529)
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Gathering of the Nations (eschatological)
Pericopes Haggai 2,20-2,23
Zechariah 2,14-2,15
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