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Is the Bible a Hellenistic publication? The essays during this quantity reply to that difficult query, formulated by way of Niels Peter Lemche, and provide every thing from certified contract to vociferous competition. In so doing, they debate and light up the various positive aspects of Jewish writing within the moment Temple interval, together with not just the scriptures themselves and their very own historical past, however the non-canonized literature of the overdue Second-Temple interval. as with any the volumes during this pioneering sequence, the editor, Lester Grabbe, introduces and displays upon the dialogue and its implications for the most debatable issues in present biblical studies.

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The Triumph of Elohim (CBET; Kampen: Kok Pharos, 1995), pp. 145-82. 21. D. Mendels, 'Hecataeus of Abdera and a Jewish "patrios politeia",' ZAW95 DAVIES Judaeans in Egypt 119 attracts recognition to correspondences among Hecataeus's account and the placement defined in Ezra and Nehemiah. For purposes that i can't intricate here,22 i can't be as convinced as Mendels that Ezra and Nehemiah supply a competent portrait of Yehud within the Persian interval, notwithstanding it not often issues, on the grounds that a later date for those books may well even perhaps boost Mendels's argument. certainly, lots of Mendels's observations and arguments do recommend that Hecataeus used to be really heavily reflecting the situation in Judaea in the course of his personal time. therefore, he notes that the Judaeans are acknowledged to have occupied a land that used to be 'utterly uninhabited' after leaving Egypt. This, as he observes, conflicts with the Pentateuchal culture, yet is in response to the ideology represented in Nehemiah, Ezra (and Chronicles) that continues that the returnees from exile had come to an empty land 'enjoying its sabbaths'. 23 Hecataeus's view, then, is mirrored in a few biblical texts, giving help to Mendels's rivalry that Hecataeus experiences a standpoint of the land as having been 'empty' from the viewpoint of the immigrants who might were the ancestors of his informants. 24 This view continued. There are, although, information that diverge from the canonized Judaean model. Jerusalem (and different towns) is related to were based via Moses, who's credited additionally with having conquered the land. he's additionally stated to were answerable for the construction of 12 tribes and for the (1983), 96-110 (= identification, faith and Historiography: experiences in Hellenistic heritage [JSPS, 24; Sheffield: Sheffield educational Press, 1998], pp. 334-51). 22. an overview of the most purposes might be present in my 'Scenes from the the Early background of Judaism'. 23. Mendels cites Neh. 2-4 and Jud. five. 19 as facts of this ideology ('Hecataeus of Abdera', p. ninety nine [= p. 338]); yet as famous by way of R. P. Carroll the 'empty land' seems to be much more emphatically in Jer. 32 and Lev. 25-27 and so should be visible as a notion outdoors the books of Ezra and Nehemiah. See R. P. Carroll, 'Textual thoughts and Ideology', in Philip R. Davies (ed. ), moment Temple experiences. I. Persian interval (JSOTSup, 117; Sheffield: Sheffield educational Press 1991), pp. 108-24. 24. The argument can be pressed extra: such an angle issues to a strongly imperialistic or not less than colonial mentality at the a part of the immigrants and strengthens the suspicion that they weren't aware of being (and maybe weren't actually) of an identical inventory and nationality as those that lived within the land being colonized. The strenuous efforts of the author of Isa. 40-55 to cajole the Judaeans that the newbies relatively have been 'daughters of Zion' means that the indigenous population (specifically, their hitherto ruling periods) weren't confident of shared roots with the hot immigrants, both. one hundred twenty Did Moses converse Attic ?

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