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Title Leading captivity captive : "the Exile" as history and ideology / edited by Lester L. Grabbe.

Imprint Sheffield, England : Sheffield Academic Press, ©1998.

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Description 1 online resource (161 pages).
Series Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 278
European seminar in historical methodology ; 2
Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 278.
European seminar in historical methodology ; 2.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Introduction / Lester L. Grabbe -- Die Exilszeit als Ernstfall für eine historische Rekonstruktion ohne biblische Texte : die neubabylonischen Königsinschriften als 'Primärquelle' / Rainer Albertz -- Ezra's re-enactment of the exile / Bob Becking -- Exile! What exile? : deportation and the discourses of diaspora / Robert P. Carroll -- 'The exile' under the Theodolite : historiography as triangulation / Lester L. Grabbe -- The exile in history and myth : a response to Hans Barstad / Thomas L. Thompson -- The strange fear of the Bible : some reflections on the 'bibliophobia' in recent ancient Israelite historiography / Hans M. Barstad -- Exile? What exile? Whose exile? / Philip R. Davies -- Exile a period--exile a myth / Knud Jeppesen -- Reflections on the discussion / Lester L. Grabbe.
Language English or German.
Summary In a methodological discussion of this issue, the contributors cover a range of topics, from ancient poltics to modern ideology. The entity known as 'the Exile' has had an extremely forceful influence in Old Testament scholarship, both as an event and as a symbol. But was there an 'Exile'? And if so, how did it fit into the pattern of population deportations that characterized the imperial strategies of the ancient Near East? In a major methodological discussion of this issue, the contributors to this symposium of the European Seminar in Historical Methodology cover a range of topics, from anc.
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Subject Bible. Old Testament -- Historiography.
Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Jews in Babylonian captivity (598 - 515 B.C.)
Bible. Old Testament.
Jews -- History -- Babylonian captivity, 598-515 B.C. -- Biblical teaching.
Jews -- History -- Babylonian captivity, 598-515 B.C. -- Historiography.
Jewish diaspora -- Historiography.
Chronological Term 598-515 B.C.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Added Author Grabbe, Lester L.
Other Form: Print version: Leading captivity captive. Sheffield, England : Sheffield Academic Press, ©1998 1850759073 9781850759072 (DLC) 98213125 (OCoLC)40346920
ISBN 9780567493019 (electronic bk.)
0567493016 (electronic bk.)
9781850759072
1850759073