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Bibil Identifier bibil:203608
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Haggai and Ezekiel: The Complicated Relations between the Two Prophets
Author Kasher, Rimon
Journal Vetus Testamentum (Volume: 59, Issue: 4)
Year (Publication) 2009
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2009
Year (Copyright) 2009
Year (Reference) 2009
Year (Second publication) 2009
Language English
Pages 556-582 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The issue of a possible link between Haggai and Ezekiel (the prophets and the books) was raised in the recent years by several scholars. Among them are P. D. Hanson (1975), C. Stuhlmueller (1988), A. Laato (1992), and S. S. Tuell (2003). In this article we will examine some of the main arguments. It is our conclusion, based on a careful examination of the arguments, that only a few are valid. Yet we can show that both Haggai and Ezekiel share some prominent components of their world views. Both seem to belong to a millennial movement (based on a anthropological definition); both based their concepts upon theocentricity, and both deal seriously with the question of God's status. Their solutions are however quite different, due to their own experience and the difference in political and social situations.
DOI 10.1163/156853309X445016
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the Old Testament : Latter Prophets : Twelve Minor Prophets : Haggai
Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the Old Testament : Latter Prophets : Ezekiel
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : World View / Cosmology
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