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Author Halvorson-Taylor, Martien A.

Title Enduring exile : the metaphorization of exile in the Hebrew Bible / by Martien A. Halvorson-Taylor
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011


Description 1 online resource (xi, 230 pages)
Series Supplements to Vetus Testamentum, 0083-5889 ; v. 141
Supplements to Vetus Testamentum ; v. 141.
Contents Introduction -- Jeremiah's Book of consolation -- Isaiah -- Zechariah 1-8
Summary During the Second Temple period, the Babylonian exile came to signify not only the deportations and forced migrations of the sixth century B.C.E., but also a variety of other alienations. These alienations included political disenfranchisement, dissatisfaction with the status quo, and an existential alienation from God. Enduring Exile charts the transformation of exile from a historically bound and geographically constrained concept into a symbol for physical, mental, and spiritual distress. Beginning with preexilic materials, Halvorson-Taylor locates antecedents for the metaphorization of exi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-213) and index
Notes English
Print version record
SUBJECT Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc
Bible. Jeremiah -- Criticism, interpretation, etc
Bible. Isaiah -- Criticism, interpretation, etc
Bible. Zechariah, I-VIII -- Criticism, interpretation, etc
Bible. Isaiah. fast (OCoLC)fst01808068
Bible. Jeremiah. fast (OCoLC)fst01892915
Bible. Old Testament. fast (OCoLC)fst01808092
Subject Exile (Punishment) -- Biblical teaching
Metaphor in the Bible.
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Prophets.
Metaphor in the Bible.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010043089
ISBN 9789004203716