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Bibil Identifier bibil:207429
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) YHWH's Call for Israel's 'Return'
Title (English, ) Command, Invitation, or Threat
Author Jacobs, Mignon R.
Journal Horizons in Biblical Theology (Volume: 32, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2010
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2010
Year (Copyright) 2010
Year (Reference) 2010
Language English
Pages 17-32 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The call for Israel's return to YHWH resounds in the prophetic text and utilizes various images to illustrate Israel's and YHWH's behaviors. These images depict the strained relationship between YHWH and Israel and the persistence of the Deity in maintaining the relationship. This study focuses on Hosea 11 and Amos 4 as examples of the call and distinct perspectives of the YHWH-Israel behavioral and relational dynamics. It looks at the place of the past, present, and future in the formulation of the call to return and offers conclusions about the implications of the analysis on the understanding of the YHWH-Israel relationship.
DOI 10.1163/187122010X494740
Pericopes Amos 4
Hosea 11
Terms שׁוּב שׁוב
Last modification 2010-09-30