9780199661114

Zadok's Heirs The Role and Development of the High Priesthood in Ancient Israel

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    9780199661114

  • ISBN10:

    0199661111

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-11-15
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Summary

This unique study is the first in-depth examination of the high priesthood in ancient Israel, from the earliest local chief priests in the pre-monarchic period up to the Hasmonaean priest-kings in the first century BCE. Deborah Rooke offers fresh insights about the nature of the high priesthood and challenges traditional scholarly approaches to the topic.

Table of Contents


Introduction
I: Towards an Understanding of High Priesthood
1. High Priesthood According to the Priestly Writer
II: High Priesthood to the End of Exile
2. High Priesthood in the Deuteronomistic History
3. Mysterious Melchizedek
4. Ezekiel: A Vision of Hierocracy?
Part II: Summary
III: High Priesthood in the Persian Period
5. High-Priestly Power in Haggai and Zechariah 1-8
6. Ezra and Nehemiah: The High Priesthood in Fifth-Century Judah
7. The Elephantine Papyri
8. High Priesthood in the Books of Chronicles
9. After the Canon: the Later Persian Period
Part III: Summary
IV: High Priesthood from Alexander to Pompey
10. The Hidden Years: High Priesthood under the Ptolemies
11. The Maccabean Conquest: Jonathan and Simon the Maccabees
12. The Hasmonean Dynasty: John Hyrcanus and his Successors
Part IV: Summary
Conclusion

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