By Brad E. Kelle
Studying Exile considers compelled displacement and deportation in historical Israel and similar glossy contexts to be able to provide perception into the realities of struggle and exile in old Israel and their representations within the Hebrew Bible. Introductory essays describe the interdisciplinary and comparative technique and clarify the way it overcomes methodological lifeless ends and advances the learn of conflict in historical and glossy contexts. Following essays, written through students from a number of disciplines, discover particular instances drawn from a large choice of historical and sleek settings and think about archaeological, anthropological, actual, and mental realities, in addition to biblical, literary, creative, and iconographic representations of displacement and exile. the quantity as a complete locations Israel's reviews and expressions of compelled displacement into the wider context of comparable war-related phenomena from a number of contexts.
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2nd ed. Tübingen: Niemeyer, 1957. ———. The History of Israel. Translated by S. Godman. 2nd ed. London: Black, 1960. O’Connor, Kathleen M. ” Int 62 (2008): 34–47. ———. ” Pages 37–49 in Aesthetics of Violence in the Prophets. Edited by Julia M. O’Brien and Chris Franke. New York: T&T Clark, 2010. Oded, Bustenay. “Judah and the Exile,” Pages 435–88 in Israelite and Judaean History. Edited by John H. Hayes and J. Maxwell Miller. OTL. Philadelphia: Westminster, 1977. ———. “Where Is the ‘Myth of the Empty Land’ To Be Found?
Hobbs, A Time for War: A Study of 20 INTERPRETING EXILE the often dominant trend of exploring warfare and its elements through the reconstruction of battles, weapons, tactics, and other logistics, Niditch appeals to a cross-disciplinary approach to ancient Israel’s war practices and ideologies. Through this approach the biblical texts yield insight into social history, cultural maps, and general human experience. ”43 On another level, the sustained use of interdisciplinary perspectives and the new insights that have resulted from them reveal that scholarship in the last few decades has increasingly approached the Babylonian exile not simply as an event in Judean history but as a phenomenon (or set of related phenomena) possessing sociological, anthropological, and psychological dimensions associated with the common human experiences of displacement, forced migration, and conflict-induced relocation from various times and settings.
Barstad, Hans M. The Myth of the Empty Land: A Study in the History and Archaeology of Judah During the “Exilic” Period. SO 28. Oslo: Scandinavian University Press, 1996. Becking, Bob. ” Pages 4–33 in From Babylon to Eternity: The Exile Remembered and Constructed in Text and Tradition. Edited by Bob Becking, Alex Cannegieter, Wilfred van de Poll, and Anne-Mareike Wetter. London: Equinox, 2009. Becking, Bob, Alex Cannegieter, Wilfred van de Poll, and Anne-Mareike Wetter, eds. From Babylon to Eternity: The Exile Remembered and Constructed in Text and Tradition.