Search: Biblical Studies - Hebrew Bible, 2000
Christoph O. Schroeder
Arguing for the realistic dimension of the biblical claim that God acts in history, this volume provides a new interpretation of Isaiah's prophetic commission in Isa 6:9-10 and of the psalmist's change of mood in Psalms 3, 6, and 7.
Donald C. Polaski
This work presents a postmodern approach to Jewish proto-apocalyptic literature, breaking with common views on this literature as directly reflecting certain social realities. Isaiah 24-27 supports second-Temple Judaism through successful management, rather than exegesis, of earlier texts and ...
A provocative reader-orientated analysis of the ethical teaching of the book of Isaiah as a literary whole, examining and attempting to explain the 'double standard' that seems to exist between the conduct Yahweh demands of Israel and his own.
Yairah Amit. Translated from the Hebrew by Jonathan Chipman
In a fascinating exposé of the sub-text of the Bible, this book shows that covert polemics is a significant feature of biblical writing on various contentious issues, such as cultic locations (Beth El, Jerusalem), leadership (the houses of Saul and David), community boundaries (the Samaritans) ...