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Bibil Identifier bibil:208654
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Northern Prophetic Traditions in the Books of Samuel and Kings as Precursor to the Elohist
Author Gnuse, Robert
Journal Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft (Volume: 122, Issue: 3)
Year (Publication) 2010
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2010
Year (Copyright) 2010
Year (Reference) 2010
Language English
Pages 374-386 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The author proposes that northern prophetic narratives in the books of Samuel and Kings influenced the development of Elohist traditions in the Pentateuch. These later Elohist »pools of tradition« may have arisen in the 7th century BCE before their use by the Yahwist historian in the 6th century BCE. Motifs and theological ideas in the prophetic narratives, such as mountaintop experiences, fire, angel of God, dreams, prophetic identity, animal activity, immediate retribution, fear of God, and obedience are compared with the same concepts in the Pentateuchal Elohist to establish priority of the prophetic texts.
DOI 10.1515/ZAW.2010.026
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the Old Testament : Former Prophets : Samuel
Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the Old Testament : Former Prophets : Kings
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Historical Traditions : Elohist
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Prophets
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