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Bibil Identifier bibil:218995
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) How Old Is the Song of Deborah?
Author Frolov, Serge
Journal Journal for the Study of the Old Testament (Volume: 36, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2011
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2011
Year (Copyright) 2011
Year (Reference) 2011
Language English
Pages 163-184 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The article challenges the conventional view of the Song of Deborah (Judg. 5.2-31a) as an originally independent composition from the pre-monarchic period (twelfth or eleventh century BCE). Based on a comprehensive examination of the fragment’s internal parameters (grammar, syntax, vocabulary, intertextual links, outlook, and agenda) as well as of the external conditions of its production and circulation, the article argues that the Song of Deborah best qualifies as a late pre-exilic, exilic, or early post-exilic piece and an integral part of the Deuteronomistic corpus.
DOI 10.1177/0309089211423720
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Historical Traditions : Deuteronomist
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Hebrew : History of the Language
Pericopes Judges 5
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