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From the Rivers of Babylon to the Highlands of Judah
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From the Rivers of Babylon to the Highlands of Judah

Collected Studies on the Restoration Period

by Sara Japhet
Second printing, 2011
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2006

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Culled from various books, journals, and festscrifts, the most important essays by Sara Japhet on the biblical restoration period and the books of Ezra-Nehemiah and Chronicles appear in this accessible collection. Japhet, who is Yehezkel Kaufmann Professor of Bible at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and received the Israel Prize for biblical scholarship in 2004, has been a leading scholar on these topics for more than 30 years. Included here are studies on the question of common authorship of Ezra-Nehemiah and Chronicles, the temple during the restoration period, the use of the law in Ezra-Nehemiah, postexilic historiography, the "remnant" and self-definition during the restoration period, the historical reliability of Chronicles, and conquest and settlement in Chronicles. Scholars and students with an interest in the history, historiography, and theology of the restoration period, and in the interpretation of Ezra-Nehemiah and Chronicles will want to own this compendium of valuable essays.

Due to a production error, four pages were omitted from the hardback version of the book; they are included in the paperback. You may download the Preface and Acknowledgments here in PDF format.

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Publisher: Eisenbrauns
Publication date: 2006
Bibliographic info: xiv+ 470 pages
Language(s): English

   

Cover: Paperback
Trim Size: 6 x 9 inches

 

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"Japhet’s contribution to the understanding of the history and literature of the Restoration period has been immense, and her numerous essays since the publication of her commentary should lead all in the scholarly community to hope for her and to wish for her multos annos."—Ralph W. Klein, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago in Review of Biblical Literature April 2007.

"Nobody has played a more pivotal role in the recent study of the Persian Period, and of the books of Chronicles in particular, than Sara Japhet, so that there will be a widespread welcome for this collection of 22 of her previously published articles. It starts with the groundbreaking discussion which reopened the question of the authorship of Chronicles, Ezra and Nehemiah (1968), while the most recent is from a 2006 Festschrift. Very sensibly, J. decided not to attempt to update the articles. Apart from the correction of misprints and the standardization of the forms of reference, they are reprinted in the form that they had when they made their impact. However, because they are nearly all focused on the same relatively limited body of literature, it is also possible to see how her thinking has develoed ('expanded' might be a better word, for she has not changed her mind very much) over the years. . . . The subject of these essays is so much the object of study these days, not least because of the stimulus of J.'s own work, that this volume is assured of the wide circulation which it deserves."--H. G. M. Williamson in JSOT 31.5 ,2007.

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