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Studies in Bible I (Scripta Hierosolymitana VIII)


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Front Matter Title Page Copyright Page Table of Contents EDITOR'S PREFACEContent ANCIENT JUDAEAN WEIGHTS AND THE DATE OF THE SAMARIA OSTRACAII . THE MARKED DOME-SHAPED ANCIENT WEIGHTSNOTES TO THE TABLE ON P. 2III . THE DATE OF THE SAMARIA OSTRACAPROLEGOMENA TO A CRITICAL EDITION OF THE PESHITTATHE COMPOSITION OF THE PENTATEUCHA FRESH EXAMINATIONI . INTRODUCTORYII . THE DOCUMENTARY THEORYIII. THE ALLEGED REVELATION OF THE NAME YHWHa) The Revelation of the Name in E.b) The Revelation of the Name in PIV . THE ANALYSIS OF THE PENTATEUCH AND ITS CRITERIAV. THE USE OF THE DIVINE NAMES INNARRATIVES OUTSIDE THE PENTATEUCHVI . THE LINGUISTIC AND IDEOLOGICAL CRITERIAa) The Criterion of Vocabularyb) The Criterion of Stylec) The Criterion of IdeologyVII . THE METHOD OF THE COMPILERSVIII . RESULT OF THE CRITIQUE: REJECTION OF THE THEORYAND A CHANGE OF METHODIX . THE THEME OF THE PENTATEUCHX. GENESIS a) Sources of the Bookb) Authorship of the Book; Duplicates and AnachronismsXI. EXODUS Authorship of the BookXII. LEVITICUS Authorship of the BookXIII . NUMBERSAuthorship of the BookXIV . DEUTERONOMYAuthorship of the BookXV. CONCLUSIONBREAK-UP OF STEREOTYPE PHRASESAS AN ARTISTIC DEVICE IN BIBLICAL POETRYI . DIVINE NAMESII . PLACE NAMES III . NAMES OF LIVING CREATURESIV. FURTHER HENDIADYSV. COMPOUND NOUNSVI. MAN THE SON OF MAN MAN (???? ?? ???) VII . SUMMARYA CONTRIBUTION TO THE UNDERSTANDING OF ISAIAH i-xiiCH. ICH. IICH. IIICH. IVCH. VCH. VICH. VIICH. VIIICH. IXCH. XCH. XICH. XIIKORAH, DATHAN AND ABIRAMIII.VII.VIII.CAMPAIGNS OF AMENHOTEP II AND THUTMOSE IV TO CANAAN: (A discussion of possible epigraphic evidence from Palestine)I . THE TAANACH LETTERS AND THECAMPAIGNS OF AMENHOTEP II.ABBREVIATIONSII . THE GEZER LETTER AND THE CAMPAIGNS OF THUTMOSE IVAZRIYAU OF YAUDI: Benno Landsberger SeptuagenarioI . THE QUEST FOR AZRIYAUII . THE POLITICAL STRUCTURE OF THE SYRIAN STATES IN THE IX-VIII CENTURIES B.C.E.III . ISRAEL AND JUDAH AFTER THE DEATH OF JEROBOAM II (748)IV. THE CHRONOLOGY OF THE YEARS 743-738CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE OF THE YEARS7 748-732NOTES TO THE TABLEV. THE WORD OF Y H W H IN THE LAND OF HADRACH THE COMPLEX OF RITUAL ACTS PERFORMED INSIDE THE TABERNACLEINTRODUCTORY: SHRINE AND PRECINCT. RITUAL OF TAMIDRITES PERFORMED WITH APPURTENANCESINSIDE THE TABERNACLEPRIESTLY VESTMENTS AND THEIR RITUAL USEUNITY OF THE COMPLEX OF INNER RITESSYMBOLICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF THE INNER RITUAL COMPLEXITS PRE-ISRAELITE ORIGINFURTHER COROLLARIESTRADITIONS CONCERNING EARLY ISRAELITEHISTORY IN CANAANI . WHEN WAS THE LAND CONQUERED?II. THREE TYPES OF WARa) Wars of Conquestb) The Wars of Liberationc) The Wars of Empired) The Last War of ConquestIII . THE LIST OF GAPS IN THE CONQUEST. THE WARS OF TRIBUTE.IV. THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE WARS OF TRIBUTEV. THE FOUR CANAANITE WARSa) The Conquest of Laishb) The War in the Valley of Esdraelonc) Shechemd) The Conquest of Jebus and Gezere) The Canaanites in the Land after the Wars of Tributef) The End of the Canaanite FrontVI . THREE PERIODSVII . THE LINE OF DEMARCATION IN THE BOOK OF JUDGESVIII .THE REJECTION OF THE NARRATIVE OF THE BOOK OF JOSHUAI X . THEORIES ON THE CONQUESTX. THERE WAS NO PEACEFUL SETTLEMENTXI . THERE WERE NO WARS OF CONQUEST IN THE TIME OF THE JUDGES AND KINGSX I I . THERE WAS NEITHER GENERALIZATION NOR NATIONALIZATION SYNONYMOUS READINGS IN THE TEXTUAL TRADITIONS OF THE OLD TESTAMENTETYMOLOGICAL MISCELLANEASPECIAL ABBREVIATIONSADDITIONAL NOTESBack Matter Title Page
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