By Cynthia Edenburg, Juha Pakkala
The publication of Samuel tells the tale of the origins of kingship in Israel in what seems an artistically based, flowing narrative. but it's also marked by way of an inconsistent outlook, divergent types, and breaks within the narrative. in keeping with Noth s Deuteronomistic background speculation, the Deuteronomistic historian developed the narrative by means of piecing jointly early resources and usually kept away from commenting in his personal voice. fresh stories have known as into query the level of Samuel s resources and their redaction heritage, in addition to the textual progress of the publication as an entire. The essays during this publication, representing the newest scholarship in this topic, reexamine even if the booklet of Samuel used to be ever a part of a Deuteronomistic heritage.
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Extra resources for Is Samuel Among the Deuteronomists? Current Views on the Place of Samuel in a Deuteronomistic History
Rösel, Von Josua bis Jojachin: Untersuchungen zu den deuteronomistischen Geschichtsbüchern des Alten Testaments (VTSup 75; Leiden: Brill, 1999); Reinhard G. , Die deuteronomistischen Geschichtswerke: Redaktions- und religionsgeschichtliche Perspektiven zur “Deuteronomismus”: Diskussion in Tora und Vorderen Propheten (BZAW 365; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2006); K. L. Noll, “Deuteronomistic History or Deuteronomic Debate? (A Thought Experiment),” JSOT 31 (2007): 311–45; Konrad Schmid, Literaturgeschichte des Alten Testaments: Eine Einführung (Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 2008); Jürg Hutzli, “The Literary Relationship between I–II Samuel and I–II Kings: Considerations concerning the Formation of the Two Books,” ZAW 122 (2010): 505–19.
14. ” VF 1 (1947–1948/1949– 1950): 52–56; Claus Westermann, Die Geschichtsbücher des Alten Testaments: Gab es ein deuteronomistisches Geschichtswerk? (TB 87; Gütersloh: Gütersloher, 1994). 15. ” in Israël construit son histoire (ed. ; MdB 34; Genève: Labor & Fides, 1996), 409–18; Erik Eynikel, The Reform of King Josiah and the Composition of the Deuteronomistic History (OTS 33; Leiden: Brill, 1996); Hartmut N. Rösel, Von Josua bis Jojachin: Untersuchungen zu den deuteronomistischen Geschichtsbüchern des Alten Testaments (VTSup 75; Leiden: Brill, 1999); Reinhard G.
However, on this last point I disagree with Veijola’s evaluation of 1 Sam 8. He attributes to DtrH 25. My search for older traditions or parts by DtrH in this long chapter ends without any result (1 Samuel 1–12, 531–34). DIETRICH: THE LAYER MODEL 47 only a few verses displaying an unconditionally promonarchic attitude, whereas his DtrN was responsible for the insertion of the sarcastic “Rule of the King” (8:11–17) with its harsh antimonarchical tendency. ”26 Accordingly, the earliest Deuteronomistic layer was not wholly promonarchic, but evinced an ambivalent attitude towards monarchy.