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The reforming kings : cult and society in First Temple Judah / R.H. Lowery.

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Subject: Bible. Kings > History of Biblical events.
Bible. Chronicles > History of Biblical events.
Bible. A.T. Rois > Critique, interprétation, etc.
Bible. A.T. Chroniques > Critique, interprétation, etc.
Bible. A.T. Rois > Histoire des événements bibliques.
Bible. A.T. Chroniques > Histoire des événements bibliques.
Jews > History > 953-586 B.C.
Jews > Kings and rulers.
Rois et souverains > Enseignement biblique.
Juifs > Rois et souverains > Enseignement biblique.
Juifs > Histoire > 953-586 av. J.-C.
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  • ISBN: 9780567173812
  • ISBN: 056717381X
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (236 pages).
  • Publisher: Sheffield, England : JSOT Press, ©1991.

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General Note: Revision of the author's Ph. D. dissertation.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-227) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter 1 Monarchy and Economy; Chapter 2 Pre-Assyrian Era: Cult Reform and Royal Power; Chapter 3 Ahaz: Reform and Imperialism; Chapter 4 Hezekiah: Reform and Rebellion; Chapter 5 Manasseh: Reform and Accommodation; Chapter 6 Josiah: Cult Reform and Cultural Revolution; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index of Biblical References; Index of Authors.
Summary: An illuminating examination of the emergence of deuteronomic theology in pre-exilic Judah. Judaean deuteronomism grew as a response to the social unrest of the Assyrian period, channelling popular discontent away from the Davidic monarchy and towards foreign imperialism. The author brings together different strands of current scholarship, studying the economy of monarchical Judah and Israel, and examining the commanding social role of the Davidic monarchy. Lowery also discusses Ahaz and the economic and religious impact of Assyrian imperialism, and concludes with a discussion of the Manasseh n.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Note: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Action Note: digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve
Source of Description Note: Print version record.

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