The Transjordanian Palimpsest

The Transjordanian Palimpsest

The Overwritten Texts of Personal Exile and Transformation in the Deuteronomistic History

eBook - 2009
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This study analyzes several passages in the Former Prophets (2 Sam 19:12-44; 2 Kgs 2:1-18; Judg 8:4-28) from a literary perspective, and argues that the text presents Transjordan as liminal in Israel's history, a place from which Israel's leaders return with inaugurated or renewed authority. It then traces the redactional development of Samuel-Kings that led to this literary symbolism, and proposes a hypothesis of continual updating and combination of texts, beginning early in Israel's monarchy and continuing until the final formation of the Deuteronomistic History. Several source documents ma.
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Walter de Gruyter, ©2009
ISBN: 9783110212761
3110212765
9781282187597
1282187597
9783110204100
311020410X
9783110204100
311020410X
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvii, 449 pages)

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