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Kingship and memory in ancient Judah

Author: Ian Douglas Wilson
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Kingship and Memory in Ancient Judah' investigates kingship in Judean discourse, particularly in the early Second Temple era. In doing so, it contributes to our knowledge of literature and literary culture in ancient Judah and also makes a significant contribution to questions of history and historiographical method in biblical studies.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Douglas Wilson
ISBN: 9780190499914 0190499915 9780190499921 0190499923 9780190499907 0190499907
OCLC Number: 970283578
Notes: "The book has its formal origins in a doctoral dissertation defended at the University of Alberta in March 2015"--Acknowledgments.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Ancient Judah and its literature : remembering and imagining kingship --
Torah and its guardians --
Cruxes of leadership : the transition(s) to monarchy --
Remembering/forgetting David and Davidic kingship --
The remembered future in prophetic literature --
To conclude: the emplotments of kingship and "metahistoriography" in ancient Judah.
Responsibility: Ian Douglas Wilson.

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Kingship and Memory in Ancient Judah is useful in reframing historiographic methods in biblical studies. Wilson aptly moves beyond the use of memory studies to merely determine the historicity of Read more...

 
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