Oudtestamentische Studiën, Old Testament Studies

Edited by B. Becking, Utrecht. Editorial Board: H.G.M. Williamson, Oxford; H.F. Van Rooy, Potchefstroom; M. Vervenne, Leuven

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Edited by Bob Becking and Hans M. Barstad

Much evidence on the phenomenon of prophecy has come down as part of stories and narratives. The essays in this volume search the role of prophets and prophecy in a variety of text, mainly from the Hebrew Bible.
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65
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004289093
Expected: 
May 2015

By Henk Leene

In Newness in Old Testament Prophecy: An Intertextual Study Henk Leene examines literary and text-genetic relations between the promises regarding new things in Isaiah, Jeremiah and Ezekiel, paying due attention to the new song heralding Yhwh’s kingship in the Psalms.
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64
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004263086
Publication date: 
October 2013

Pieter van der Lugt

Formal and thematic devices demonstrate that Hebrew poetry is composed of a consistent pattern of cantos (stanzas) and strophes. The formal devices include quantitative balance on the level of cantos in terms of the number of verselines, verbal repetitions and transition markers.
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63
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004260948
Publication date: 
October 2013

Edited by Bob Becking, Utrecht University

Should divine silence be seen as a subtle way of Gods interference with human affairs? Or is to be seen as a sign of his absence? Korpel and de Moor produced a provocative monograph on this topic. This volume contains a set of reactions to their position.
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62
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004258822
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October 2013

By Christian Daniel Kupfer

This study takes a fresh look at the wilderness narratives Ex 15:22-17:7 and Num 11:1-20:13 from a reception theory perspective. A detailed description of the interaction between the text and a ‘co-operative reader’ is followed by a systematic depiction of how the reader is guided.&...
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61
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004209190
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September 2011

By Csaba Balogh

This book provides a thorough analysis of Isaiah 18-20, concerned with Egypt and Kush, from the earliest stages to their final contextualisation within the developing corpus of the Isaianic prophecies regarding the nations.
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60
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004211575
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September 2011

Edited by Bob Becking and Lester Grabbe

The essays in this volume deal with the (re)construction of the history of Ancient Israel and how that historywriting is influenced by ideology and informed by the evidence.
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59
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004187375
Publication date: 
November 2010

Edited by Archibald L.H.M. van Wieringen and Annemarieke van der Woude

In this volume, the Jesaja Werkplaats examines the question as to the unity of the book Isaiah from the perspective ‘city’. This volume offers an intriguing variety of contributions on the ‘city’ through the entire book Isaiah.
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58
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004187290
Publication date: 
October 2010

Pieter van der Lugt

Formal and thematic devices demonstrate that Hebrew poetry is composed of a consistent pattern of cantos (stanzas) and strophes. The formal devices include quantitative balance on the level of cantos in terms of the number of verselines, verbal repetitions and transition markers.
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Volume: 
57
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004182004
Publication date: 
January 2010

by Bénédicte Lemmelijn

Presenting the extant textual material of the ‘Plagues Narrative’ in Exodus 7:14–11:10 in a complete synopsis, this book offers a full registration/description and detailed text-critical evaluation of all text-critical variants in MT, LXX, SamP, 4QpaleoExodm, 4QpaleoGen-Exodl,...
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Volume: 
56
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004172357
Publication date: 
April 2009

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