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Crisis and story : an introduction to the Old Testament, W. Lee Humphreys

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Crisis and story : an introduction to the Old Testament
Title
Crisis and story
Title remainder
an introduction to the Old Testament
Statement of responsibility
W. Lee Humphreys
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Subject
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Language
eng
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Humphreys, W. Lee
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Crisis and story : an introduction to the Old Testament, W. Lee Humphreys
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction: Patterns of memory -- The nature and function of religious tradition -- Origins of Israel's story -- Tradition and crisis -- Part One: The religious tradition of ancient Israel -- Origins of ancient Israel -- Tribal unity and religious traditions -- Section One: The empire of David and Solomon -- 1. The first crisis -- Formation of the empire -- From agrarian tribalism to cosmopolitan urbanism -- 2. The Davidic and Zion traditions -- David and Jerusalem -- Jerusalem and its God -- 3. The Yahwist -- Critical study of the Pentateuch -- The Yahwist's epic -- Synthesis of the Moses-Sinai and David-Zion stories -- 4. Visions of the ways of God with mortals -- Wisdom and King Solomon -- The Joseph novella -- The succession narrative -- The tragedy of King Saul -- Early Hebraic narrative -- Section Two: From dissolution to destruction -- 5. The Moses-Sinai story in Northern Israel -- The Elohist narrative -- Emergence of the prophets -- Amos and the reign of Jeroboam II -- Hosea and the fall of Northern Israel -- 6. Judah and the Assyrian Empire -- Micah of Moresheth -- Isaiah of Jerusalem -- The reign of Hezekiah -- 7. The second crisis -- From Manasseh to Josiah -- The oracles of Jeremiah -- Stories in conflict -- The Deuteronomistic history
  • Part Two: The rise of Judaism -- The crisis -- Continuity and discontinuity -- Jeremiah and the new covenant -- Section One: The Babylonian and Persian periods -- 8. The prophets and a new nation -- Ezekiel: prophet in exile -- The Second Isiah -- Promise and fulfillment -- 9. Theological issues confronting early Judaism -- The Book of Job -- Philosophical wisdom -- Kohelet -- 10. Wilderness and temple -- Priestly circles -- Nehemiah and Ezra in Jerusalem -- The Chronicler's history -- 11. Judaism engaging a Gentile world -- Jonah -- Ruth -- The tale of Esther and Mordecai -- The tales of Daniel 1-6 -- Early Jewish romances -- Section Two: The challenge of Hellenism -- 12. Apocalyptic vision and emerging nationalism -- Under Ptolemaic and Seleucid rule -- Antiochus IV and the Maccabees -- The apocalyptic vision -- Daniel 7-12 -- 13. The Essenes of Qumran -- The Essene community -- The Essenes and their Bible -- 14. Sadducees, Samaritans, Zealots, and Pharisees -- The setting -- The Sadducees -- Samaritans, Zealots, and Christians -- The Pharisees before 66 C.E. -- Additional writings -- 15. The third crisis -- Rebellion and Masada -- Failure of apocalyptic expectations -- Transformation of the Pharisees -- Josephus -- Formation of the canon
Control code
20094244
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xiii, 377 pages
Isbn
9780874849349
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
89037715
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)77666
Label
Crisis and story : an introduction to the Old Testament, W. Lee Humphreys
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction: Patterns of memory -- The nature and function of religious tradition -- Origins of Israel's story -- Tradition and crisis -- Part One: The religious tradition of ancient Israel -- Origins of ancient Israel -- Tribal unity and religious traditions -- Section One: The empire of David and Solomon -- 1. The first crisis -- Formation of the empire -- From agrarian tribalism to cosmopolitan urbanism -- 2. The Davidic and Zion traditions -- David and Jerusalem -- Jerusalem and its God -- 3. The Yahwist -- Critical study of the Pentateuch -- The Yahwist's epic -- Synthesis of the Moses-Sinai and David-Zion stories -- 4. Visions of the ways of God with mortals -- Wisdom and King Solomon -- The Joseph novella -- The succession narrative -- The tragedy of King Saul -- Early Hebraic narrative -- Section Two: From dissolution to destruction -- 5. The Moses-Sinai story in Northern Israel -- The Elohist narrative -- Emergence of the prophets -- Amos and the reign of Jeroboam II -- Hosea and the fall of Northern Israel -- 6. Judah and the Assyrian Empire -- Micah of Moresheth -- Isaiah of Jerusalem -- The reign of Hezekiah -- 7. The second crisis -- From Manasseh to Josiah -- The oracles of Jeremiah -- Stories in conflict -- The Deuteronomistic history
  • Part Two: The rise of Judaism -- The crisis -- Continuity and discontinuity -- Jeremiah and the new covenant -- Section One: The Babylonian and Persian periods -- 8. The prophets and a new nation -- Ezekiel: prophet in exile -- The Second Isiah -- Promise and fulfillment -- 9. Theological issues confronting early Judaism -- The Book of Job -- Philosophical wisdom -- Kohelet -- 10. Wilderness and temple -- Priestly circles -- Nehemiah and Ezra in Jerusalem -- The Chronicler's history -- 11. Judaism engaging a Gentile world -- Jonah -- Ruth -- The tale of Esther and Mordecai -- The tales of Daniel 1-6 -- Early Jewish romances -- Section Two: The challenge of Hellenism -- 12. Apocalyptic vision and emerging nationalism -- Under Ptolemaic and Seleucid rule -- Antiochus IV and the Maccabees -- The apocalyptic vision -- Daniel 7-12 -- 13. The Essenes of Qumran -- The Essene community -- The Essenes and their Bible -- 14. Sadducees, Samaritans, Zealots, and Pharisees -- The setting -- The Sadducees -- Samaritans, Zealots, and Christians -- The Pharisees before 66 C.E. -- Additional writings -- 15. The third crisis -- Rebellion and Masada -- Failure of apocalyptic expectations -- Transformation of the Pharisees -- Josephus -- Formation of the canon
Control code
20094244
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xiii, 377 pages
Isbn
9780874849349
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
89037715
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)77666

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