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Bibil Identifier bibil:239574
Publication Type Book
Title (English, Long) Covenant and Election in Exilic and Post-Exilic Judaism
Title (English, ) Studies of the Sofja Kovalevskaja Research Group on Early Jewish Monotheism. Vol. V
Title (English, Abbreviation) Covenant and Election
Editor MacDonald, Nathan
Series Forschungen zum Alten Testament. 2. Reihe (Volume: 79)
Year (Publication) 2015
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2015
Year (Copyright) 2015
Year (Reference) 2015
Library BCU/Dorigny, Lausanne
Signature XA 578/79
Place 221.08
Publishing house Mohr Siebeck
Place Tübingen
ISBN 978-3-16-153267-2
Edition number 1
Language Multilingual
Pages xi Pages
192 Pages
height in cm 23
Genre Original
Abstract Covenant and election are two theological concepts that dominate the landscape of the Hebrew Bible. If they became the main structuring concepts of the Hebrew Bible, they were not so from the beginning. Their centrality was the result of their utilization by exilic and post-exilic scribes and tradents to focus Israel's traditions into a coherent structure as fitted the revelation of one God. The essays in this collection examine covenant and election across the biblical literature, from the priestly document through Deuteronomy to Jeremiah and the book of Chronicles. They show how the ideas were shaped and refined under the conditions of national disaster and rebuilding.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : History of Canaan-Israel : Periods : Exile
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : History of Canaan-Israel : Periods : Persian Period
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Covenant
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Election
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