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Bibil Identifier bibil:204675
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Nehemiah 5: No Economic Crisis
Author Guillaume, Philippe
Journal Journal of Hebrew Scriptures (Volume: 10, Issue: 8)
Response article Nehemiah 5. A Response to Philippe Guillaume
Year (Publication) 2010
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2010
Year (Copyright) 2010
Year (Reference) 2010
Year (Second publication) 2010
Language English
Pages - Pages
Genre Original
Notes 20 pages.
Abstract The crisis described in Nehemiah 5 serves as the literary backdrop for the presentation of Nehemiah as the paradigmatic generous patron. Current social-scientific exegesis of the HB tends to use Nehemiah 5 to support the notion of a structural economic crisis in Yehud. This article argues that Nehemiah 5 and these social-scientific readings make excellent theology but poor economic history.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Economy
Thesaurus BiBIL : Bible (as a whole) : Bible (as a whole) -- Hermeneutics - Methods : Methods : Diachronic Methods : Socio-historical Criticism
Pericopes Nehemiah 5
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