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Author Watson, Rebecca Sally, 1971-
Title Chaos uncreated : a reassessment of the theme of "chaos" in the Hebrew Bible / Rebecca S. Watson.
Imprint Berlin ; New York : Walter de Gruyter, 2005.

Author Watson, Rebecca Sally, 1971-
Series Beihefte zur Zeitschrift fur die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft ; Bd. 341
Beihefte zur Zeitschrift fur die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft ; 341.
Subject Bible. Psalms -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Theomachy in the Bible.
Dragons in the Bible.
Water in the Bible.
Description 1 online resource (xix, 504 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 400-450) and indexes.
Contents Abbreviations -- Preface -- I. Introduction -- II. The Theme of azChaosa€œ in the Psalter: The State of the Question -- 1. azChaosa€œ -- 2. Creation -- 3. Combat -- 4. Comparative Method -- 5. Summary -- 6. Mowinckels azCultica€œ Approach -- III. Archaic Hebrew Poetry: Psalms 29, 68 and 114 -- 1. The Date of Psalms 29, 68 and 114 -- 2. The Theme of Chaos in Psalms 29, 68 and 114 -- 3. Summary -- IV. Individual Laments, Royal Laments and Related Thanksgiving Psalms: Psalms 18, 32, 42-3, 69, 88, 124, and 144
1. Psalm 18: Yahweh's Deliverance of the Suppliant from the Waters of Sheol and from his Enemies2. Psalm 144: The Waters as Symbolic of the Psalmist's Enemies; Yahweh as Deliverer -- 3. Psalm 124: The Waters as Symbolic of Sheol and of the Psalmist's Enemies; Yahweh as Deliverer -- 4. Psalm 69: The Waters as Symbolic of Sheol; Yahweh as Deliverer -- 5. Psalm 42-3 and 88: The Waters as Symbolic of Sheol: Yahweh as the Agent of Woe -- 6. Psalm 32: Freedom from the Waters attained through Prayer -- 7. A Note on Dating -- 8. Summary
V. Songs Relating to the Protection of Zion: Psalms 24, 93, 46 and 651. The Date of Psalms 24, 93, 46 and 65 -- 2. The Theme of Chaos in Psalms 24, 93, 46 and 65 -- 3. Summary -- VI. National Laments: Psalms 77, 74, 89 (with 87) and 44 -- 1. Psalm 77 -- 2 Psalm 74 -- 3. Psalm 89 -- 4. Psalm 44 -- 5. Summary -- VII. Songs of Universal Praise: Psalms 96, 98, 148 and 135 -- 1. Psalms 96 and 98 -- 2. Psalm 148 -- 3. Psalm 135 -- 4. Summary -- VIII. The Creation of Chaos in the Psalter? Psalms 24, 95, 146, 148, 136, 33 and 104 -- 1. Psalm 24
2. Psalm 953. Psalm 146 -- 4. Psalm 148 -- 5. Psalm 136 -- 6. Psalm 33 -- 7. Psalm 104 -- 8. Summary -- IX. The Crossing of ׳×?O××?×: Psalms 78, 106 and 136 -- 1. The Date of Psalms 78, 106 and 136 -- 2. The Theme of Chaos in Psalms 78, 106 and 136 -- 3. Summary -- X. The Theme of Chaos in the Psalter: Summary of Results -- XI. The Theme of Chaos in the Wider Old Testament -- 1. The Dating of the Chaos References of Job and Isaiah 27, 30, 51 -- 2. The Theme of Chaos in Job and Isaiah 27, 30, 51 -- Conclusion
1. Reassessment of the Applicability of Chaos Language to the Hebrew Bible1.1 Combat -- 1.2 Creation -- 1.3 azChaosa€œ -- 2. Diachronie Results and Implications -- Bibliography -- Index of Subjects -- Index of Biblical, Ancient Near Eastern and Classical References -- Index of Modern Authors -- Index of Hebrew and Ugaritic Terms
Note English.
ISBN 9783110900866 (electronic bk.)
3110900866 (electronic bk.)
3110179938 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9783110179934
OCLC # 811407655
Additional Format Print version: Watson, Rebecca Sally, 1971- Chaos uncreated. Berlin ; New York : Walter de Gruyter, 2005 (DLC) 2005028121



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