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Bibil Identifier bibil:246294
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) The Radical Nature of "Return" in Zechariah
Author Cataldo, Jeremiah W.
Journal Journal of Hebrew Scriptures (Volume: 16)
Year (Publication) 2016
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2016
Year (Copyright) 2016
Year (Reference) 2016
Language English
Pages - Pages
Genre Original
Notes 25 pages online
Abstract Scholarship has tended to emphasize a positivistic view of Zechariah—namely, that the text, constructivist in nature, reflects what the prophet viewed as the eventual outcome of his community. In contrast, using Melanie Klein's theory on the “death instinct,” this article is an experimental reading of Zech 1–8 meant to expose questions about Zechariah as a paranoid text produced under fears of social irrelevance, or “death.” The article therefore argues that the concept of return must be reinterpreted accordingly.
DOI 10.5508/jhs.2016.v16.a6
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the Old Testament : Latter Prophets : Twelve Minor Prophets : Zechariah : First Zechariah
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Return
Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Fear
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : History of Canaan-Israel : Periods : Persian Period : Zerubbabel
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Identity
Pericopes Zechariah 1-8
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