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Title Israel's prophets and Israel's past : essays on the relationship of prophetic texts and Israelite history in honor of John H. Hayes / edited by Brad E. Kelle and Megan Bishop Moore.
Imprint New York : T & T Clark, ©2006.

Series Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament studies ; 446
T & T Clark library of biblical studies
Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament studies ; 446.
T & T Clark library of biblical studies.
Subject Bible. Prophets -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. Old Testament -- History of Biblical events.
Jews -- History -- To 70 A.D.
Alt Name Hayes, John H. (John Haralson), 1934-2013.
Kelle, Brad E., 1973-
Moore, Megan Bishop, 1972-
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 363 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
"A select bibliography of John H. Hayes": pages 342-345.
Contents Introduction / Brad E. Kelle and Megan Bishop Moore -- The prophets in historical perspective. Israel's past : our "best guess scenario" / J. Maxwell Miller ; Writing Israel's history using the prophetic books / Megan Bishop Moore ; De-historicizing and historicizing tendencies in the twelve prophetic books : a case study of the heuristic value of a historically anchored systemic approach to the corpus of prophetic literature / Ehud Ben Zvi ; Ancient Israelite prophets and Greek political orators : analogies for the prophets and their implications for historical reconstruction / Brad E. Kelle -- The prophets in historical context. Amos the prophet and Amos the book : historical framework / Gene M. Tucker ; Redaction, history, and redaction-history of Amos in recent scholarship / Marc Zvi Brettler ; Amos, man and book / Philip R. Davies ; "How can Jacob stand? he is so small!" (Amos 7:2) : the prophetic word and the re-imagining of Israel / J. Gordon McConville ; The biblical [QRZM] : what is it? / Oded Borowski ; Relating prophets and history : an example from Hosea 13 / Stuart A. Irvine ; A prostitute unlike women : whoring as metaphoric vehicle for foreign alliances / Peggy L. Day ; (E)Masculinity in Hosea's political rhetoric / Susan E. Haddox ; Isaiah's Egyptian and Nubian oracles / J.J.M. Roberts ; Herodotus' Histories 2.141 and the deliverance of Jerusalem : on parallels, sources, and histories of ancient israel / Brent A. Strawn ; The royal oracle in Ezekiel 37:15-28 : Ezekiel's reflection on Josiah's reform / Marvin A. Sweeney ; Necessary enemies : Nebuchadnezzar, YHWH, and Gog in Ezekiel 38-39 / Julie Galambush ; Zerubbabel, Zechariah 3-4, and post-exilic history / Bob Becking ; Ezekiel spinning the wheels of history / Alice W. Hunt -- The prophets in historical tradition and reception. Rhyme and reason : the historical résumé in Israelite and early Jewish thought / Carol A. Newsom ; The ambiguous role of Moses as prophet / David L. Petersen ; The place of Israelite prophecy in human history / Martin J. Buss.
Note Print version record.
Summary This volume is an inquiry into the complex relationship of the prophetic texts and Israelite history. Taken as a whole, the book provides a ""round-table"" discussion that examines the thesis that the study of prophetic literature (i.e., Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and the Twelve) and the history of Israel are best undertaken in interaction with one another. This topic appropriately honors John Hayes''s long-standing scholarly contributions in prophetic interpretation and historical research, as well as his interest in the possibilities of the intersection of these two areas. The volume also pr.
ISBN 9780567122070 (electronic bk.)
0567122077 (electronic bk.)
0567026523 (hardcover)
9780567026521 (hardcover)
OCLC # 276369548
Additional Format Print version: Israel's prophets and Israel's past. New York : T & T Clark, ©2006 0567026523 9780567026521 (DLC) 2006022071 (OCoLC)70335042

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