The Resource Protest or propaganda : war in the Old Testament book of Kings and in contemporaneous ancient Near Eastern texts, by Aarnoud van der Deijl

Protest or propaganda : war in the Old Testament book of Kings and in contemporaneous ancient Near Eastern texts, by Aarnoud van der Deijl

Label
Protest or propaganda : war in the Old Testament book of Kings and in contemporaneous ancient Near Eastern texts
Title
Protest or propaganda
Title remainder
war in the Old Testament book of Kings and in contemporaneous ancient Near Eastern texts
Statement of responsibility
by Aarnoud van der Deijl
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this study, the war stories from the Old Testament book of "Kings" are compared to ten extrabiblical texts. Narratological analysis is applied to deconstruct the ideology of the respective literary compositions. The Old Testament ideology of war seems to be neither typically Israelite, as Gerhardt von Rad put it, nor commonly Ancient Near Eastern, as Manfred Weippert thought it to be. This poses the question whether the reading experience of biblical war stories is so very different from, for instance, Assyrian royal inscriptions, both in terms of its literary value and its ideolo
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Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
222/.506
Index
index present
LC call number
BS1335.6.W2
LC item number
D45 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Studia Semitica Neerlandica,
Series volume
v. 51
Label
Protest or propaganda : war in the Old Testament book of Kings and in contemporaneous ancient Near Eastern texts, by Aarnoud van der Deijl
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 689-700) and indexes
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; List of abbreviations; Chapter One Introduction, terminology, state of the research, research questions; Chapter Two War in the book of Kings; Chapter Three War in a number of extrabiblical texts; Chapter Four Summary and conclusions; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn711003902
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 706 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789047443414
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1163/ej.9789004168558.i-708
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not applicable
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.b3594447x
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)711003902
  • pebcs9047443411

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