Exile and suffering a selection of papers read at the 50th anniversary meeting of the Old Testament Society of South Africa OTWSA/OTSSA Pretoria, August 2007

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Published by Brill in Leiden, Boston .

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Subjects:

  • Bible. -- O.T. -- History of Biblical events -- Congresses,
  • Bible. -- O.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- Congresses,
  • Jews -- History -- 586 B.C.-70 A.D. -- Congresses,
  • Suffering -- Biblical teaching -- Congresses

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Includes index.

Book details

Statementedited by Bob Becking and Dirk Human.
GenreCongresses.
SeriesOudtestamentische studien = Old Testament studies
ContributionsBecking, Bob., Human, Dirk J.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBS1197 .E95 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17031009M
ISBN 109789004171046
LC Control Number2008033146

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the Hebrew name for the first five books of the Old Testament. Ezekiel. who had a vision of God leaving the Temple in Jerusalem, therefore rejecting His chosen people.

However, during the exile, this prophet described God giving the people a new heart and a new spirit. This book reminds us that suffering is a part of life for all people.

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This king began Exile and suffering book reign about fifty years after the decree of Cyrus permitting the Jews to return to their own land, and consequently, the events of the book, though they belong to the history of the Jews in exile, occurred between fifty and sixty years.

Chapters 40–55 in the Book of Isaiah are believed to be the work of a prophet who lived with the Hebrew exiles during the Babylonian captivity. Because this prophet's real name is unknown and his work has been preserved in the collection of writings that include the prophecies of the earlier Isaiah, he is usually designated as Deutero-Isaiah — the second Isaiah.

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Exile and the disruptioon of the exilic period are prominent features in scholarly reconstructions of what influenced the shaping of biblical books and the development of theological thinking.

The Babylonian golah community, as an exilic community, is credited by a growing number of scholars with influencing large parts of the Hebrew Bible. The Bible is trying to tell us that all of your pain, all of your suffering, and all of your shame are actually symptoms of a far greater problem: the lack of the presence of God, exile.

Exile is this disease we are all suffering from, and its symptoms are shame, guilt, and death, but the disease itself is exile, the lack of the presence of God. The Book of Lamentations arose from the Babylonian captivity. The final redaction of the Pentateuch took place in the Persian period following the exile: and the Priestly source, one of its main sources, is primarily a product of the post-exilic period when the former Kingdom of Judah had become the Persian province of Yehud.

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That occupation produced a refugee diaspora spread between Cited by: Secrets of the Jewish Exile answers a large portion of both questions and for good measure names places in Israel and Egypt where the psalms originate.

Multiple authors and prominent roles for scribes are the norm for psalm composition. The main authors are Ezra, Baruch, Second Isaiah, and the exilic messiah, supported by a number of scribes Author: Preston Kavanagh.

Introduction. Servanthood is a prominent concept in Isaiah [1] These chapters are generally seen as a literary unit. The majority of scholars relate their perspective to the exilic period; see William Sanford LaSor, David Allan Hubbard, and Frederic William Bush, Old Testament Survey (Grand Rapids: Wm.

Eerdmans, ), The word “servant” (‘ebed). A collection of 21 short essays intended for reading during the Three Weeks (period of mourning between the 17th of Tammuz and the 9th of Av), discussing the meaning of Jewish history from an Orthodox Jewish point of view.

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The books of Ezra and Nehemiah detail the end of the exile. They describe the overthrow of the Babylonian Empire by the Persian Empire, the subsequent return of many of the Jews to Judea and the rebuilding of the Temple in Jerusalem.

The New Testament is a collection of 27 books, usually placed after the Old Testament in most Christian Bibles. The name refers to the new covenant (or promise) between God and humanity through the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

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The camp’s literary board, which was named Badad (“Alone” in Hebrew), published several compilations of prisoner works throughout the detention in Africa.

The call put forth at Gilgil was in preparation. This is consistent with Jeremiahin which God tells those in exile to seek the welfare and good of the city.

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Lecture 20 - Responses to Suffering and Evil: Lamentations and Wisdom Literature Overview. This lecture begins with the Book of Lamentations, a short book of dirges that laments the destruction of Jerusalem and moves on to introduce the third and final section of the Hebrew Bible - the Ketuvim, or “Writings.”.

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the Book of Job was the first individual, critical response to the doctrine of retribution in the Torah. Jews suffering in exile spread knowledge of God.

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