The Levitical authorship of Ezra-Nehemiah /

The study of Ezra-Nehemiah has been revolutionized in recent years by a growing rejection of the long-established belief that it was composed as part of the Chronicler's work. That shift in scholarly paradigms has re-opened many questions of origin and purpose, and this thesis attempts to estab...

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Author / Creator:Min, Kyung-Jin.
Imprint:London ; New York : T & T Clark International, ©2004.
Description:1 online resource (xii, 179 pages).
Language:English
Series:Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 409
Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 409.
Subject:Bible. -- Ezra -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. -- Nehemiah -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. -- A.T. -- Esdras -- Critique, interprétation, etc.
Bible. -- A.T. -- Esdras -- Authenticité
Bible. -- A.T. -- Néhémie -- Critique, interprétation, etc.
Bible. -- A.T. -- Néhémie -- Authenticité
Bible. -- Ezra.
Bible. -- Nehemiah.
Levites.
Lévites.
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Old Testament.
Levites.
Ezra (bijbelboek)
Nehemia (bijbelboek)
Auteurschap.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11183379
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ISBN:9780567632722
0567632725
9780567082268
0567082261
1281802719
9781281802712
9786611802714
6611802711
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-169)-and indexes.
English.
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Summary:The study of Ezra-Nehemiah has been revolutionized in recent years by a growing rejection of the long-established belief that it was composed as part of the Chronicler's work. That shift in scholarly paradigms has re-opened many questions of origin and purpose, and this thesis attempts to establish an answer to the most important of these: the question of authorship. Here, Kyungjin Min argues that Ezra-Nehemiah most likely originated in a Levitical group that received Persian backing during the late-fifth century BCE and that valued the ideologies of decentralization of power, unity and cooper.
Other form:Print version: Min, Kyung-Jin. Levitical authorship of Ezra-Nehemiah. London ; New York : T & T Clark International, ©2004 0567082261 9780567082268