9780195133240

King Josiah of Judah The Lost Messiah of Israel

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    9780195133240

  • ISBN10:

    0195133242

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2001-03-08
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Summary

King Josiah of Judah is a figure of extraordinary importance for the history of Israel. Using synchronic and diachronic analyses of the Deuteronomistic History, Deuteronomy, and selected prophetic books, Marvin Sweeney reconstructs the ideological perspectives of King Josiah's program of religious and national restoration.

Author Biography

Marvin A. Sweeney is Professor of Hebrew Bible at the Claremont School of Theology and Professor of Religion at the Claremont Graduate University.

Table of Contents

Abbreviations xiii
Introduction 3(30)
Part I THE DEUTERONOMISTIC HISTORY
2 Kings 23:31-25:30 and the Exilic Edition of the DtrH
33(7)
The Regnal Evaluation of Josiah in 2 Kings 22:1-23:30
40(12)
The Regnal Evaluation of Manasseh in 2 Kings 21:1-18
52(12)
The Regnal Evaluation of Hezekiah in 2 Kings 18-20
64(13)
The Presentation of the Northern Kingdom of Israel in 1 Kings 12-2 Kings 17
77(16)
The Critique of Solomon in 1 Kings 1-11 and 2 Samuel 9/11-24
93(17)
David, Saul, and the Presentation of the Judges
110(15)
Joshua
125(12)
Deuteronomy
137(33)
Conclusion to Part I
170(15)
Part II PROPHETIC LITERATURE AND JOSIAH'S REIGN
Zephaniah
185(13)
Nahum
198(10)
Jeremiah
208(26)
Isaiah
234(22)
Hosea
256(17)
Amos
273(14)
Micah
287(14)
Habakkuk
301(10)
Conclusion to Part II
311(4)
Conclusion 315(10)
Bibliography 325(18)
Author Index 343(4)
Scripture Index 347

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