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Bibil Identifier bibil:218883
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) How Jewish is Esther? Or: How is Esther Jewish? Tracing Ethnic and Religious Identity in a Diaspora Narrative
Author Wetter, Anne-Mareike
Journal Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft (Volume: 123, Issue: 4)
Year (Publication) 2011
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2011
Year (Copyright) 2011
Year (Reference) 2011
Language English
Pages 596-603 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract One of the most debated issues pertaining to the masoretic text of Esther concerns the identity of the group referred to as yehûdîm. The following article applies insights from ethnic theory to the book of Esther in order to elucidate the use of the term in this specific context, and possible implications for the religious or a-religious character of the book.
DOI 10.1515/ZAW.2011.039
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the Old Testament : Writings : Megilloth : Esther
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Identity
Terms יְהוּדִי יהודי
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