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by Robert R. Wilson

Author: Robert R. Wilson
Language: English
Publisher: Fortress Press; First Edition edition (1980)
Pages: 322 pages
Category: Spirituality
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Here, a brief biography and the academic career of Robert Wilson's contribution to the guild (with a bibliography at the end of this section) and more over, at a personal level, his ceaseless work in helping to transform and reform the "new" Yale Divinity School and his impact in molding the P. program in HB/OT in the Religious Studies Department. Among the many "Yahwisms" coexisting in ancient Israel was an initially small minority stream of theological tradition composed of geographically and socially diverse groups in northern and southern Israel.

In this book Wilson attempts to achieve two goals. And second, to illustrate one way in which modern comparative material might be used to explore the problem of prophecy and society in Israel. One, to present a fairly comprehensive survey of ancient and modern comparative evidence relevant to the study of biblical prophecy. He provides a study of recent anthropological studies on the subject without trying to relate it directly to the Israelite prophets. Prophecy and Society in Ancient Israel (9780800618148) by .

Hoober Professor of Religious Studies and Professor of Old Testament

Hoober Professor of Religious Studies and Professor of Old Testament. His scholarly articles have appeared in the Journal of Biblical Literature, among others, and he has been a contributor to the Encyclopedia of Religion, the Harper Collins Study Bible, and the Anchor Bible Dictionary.

With this book, Robert R. Wilson establishes himself as a central contributor to the study of the prophets. His book will surely become a standard point of reference for subsequent work

With this book, Robert R. His book will surely become a standard point of reference for subsequent work. Wilson reflects a major move in methods and perspectives now being made in Old Testament studies, a move which seeks to go beyond the American and the German syntheses of the last generation. Walter Brueggemann, Interpretation. Competent histories of Israelite prophecy are rare enough; histories which tackle responsibly the social realia of the phenomena under discussion are rarer still

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Home . Normal view MARC view ISBD view. Publication: Philadelphia : Fortress Press, 1980Description: 322 . ewey: 22. 663 W55Subject: Древний Израиль, Ancient Israel Библия.

Who were the prophets and what was their typical role in Israelite society? What light can be shed by comparisons with prophecy in the Ancient Near East and across cultures today? How should we understand the work of the scribes who produced the final forms of the prophetic writings? In this second edition of his classic introduction, Robert Wilson leads the reader on a comprehensive study of this fascinating ancient phenomenon and its enduring significance, paying particular attention to recent developments in rhetorical, sociological, and literary-critical scholarship. Maps and key points at the beginning of each chapter make Prophecy and Society in Ancient Israel an invaluable classroom resource.