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The double redaction of the Deuteronomistic history / Richard D. Nelson.

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Subject: Bible. Old Testament > Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. Former Prophets > Criticism, Textual.
Bible. A.T. > Critique, interprétation, etc.
Bible. A.T. Livres historiques > Critique, interprétation, etc.
D document (Biblical criticism)
Document D (Critique biblique)
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780567270191
  • ISBN: 056727019X
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (185 pages).
  • Publisher: Sheffield : JSOT Press, Dept. of Biblical Studies, University of Sheffield, 1981.

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General Note: Originally presented as the author's thesis (Th. D.--Union Theological Seminary, Richmond, Va., 1973).
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-166) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Table of Contents; Preface; Abbreviations; 1 THE DUAL REDACTION HYPOTHESIS IN KINGS; History of the Hypothesis; The Deuteronomistic history; Abraham Kuenen; Other forms of the dual redaction hypothesis; Three approaches: Jepsen, Smend, Cross; The Classical Arguments for the Theory of a Dual Redaction; Arguments with little value; Valuable arguments; 2 THE REGNAL FORMULAE IN KINGS; Recent Study of the Regnal Formulae; Free Variation in the[sup( -- )] Historian''s Formulae; Rigidity in the Exilic Editor''s Formulae; The [sup(c)]Am hā-''āres and the Verdict Formulae.
3 THE ADDITIONS OF THE EXILIC EDITOR AND THEIR DISTINCTIVE LINGUISTIC FEATURESSecondary Deuteronomistic Passages in Judges; Judg. 2:1-5; Judg. 6:7-10; Formal similarities between Judg. 2:1-5 and 6:7-10; Linguistic similarites; Secondary Passages in Kings Related to Those in Judges; Structural similarities; 2 Kings 17:7-20, 23b; 2 Kings 17:24-40; 2 Kings 21:1-18; Other Secondary Passages in Kings; 1 Kings 8:44-51; 1 Kings 9:6-9; In 2 Kings 22:15-20; In 2 Kings 23:1-30; 2 Kings 23:31-25:30; The Exilic Editor outside Judges and Kings; Deut. 4:19-20; Josh. 24:1-28.
4 DYNASTIC ORACLE IN THE DEUTERONOMISTIC HISTORYThe Conditional Promises; The Unconditional Promises; The Nathan oracle; A Nîr for David; 1 Kings 11:29-39; 1 Kings 15:4 and 2 Kings 8:19; 5 TOWARDS A THEOLOGY OF THE TWO DEUTERONOMISTS; The Temper of Their Times; The age of Josiah; The early exile; The Deuteronomistic history as royal propaganda; The exilic edition as a doxology of judgment; Four Theological Themes; The ark; The land; Heroes and villains; The Northern kingdom; Some Conclusions; APPENDIX: ISAIAH''S PREDICTION OF A BABYLONIAN DISASTER; Notes; Bibliography; Index of Authors; A; B.
CD; E; F; G; H; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; W; Z; Index of Biblical References.
Summary: Martin Noth argued that in the books of Joshua-Kings could be seen the work of a single, purposeful author or historian-a hypothesis which, although close to becoming one of those rare 'assured results of critical scholarship', has recently encountered criticism. Nelson observes that Noth's historian has a 'disturbing tendency to fall apart in the hands of those who work with him'. In this comprehensive study of the question, he attempts to put on a solid critical foundation the increasingly popular theory that the Deutoronomistic History is a product of a two-stage literary process.
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