Ezekiel: Current Debates and Future Directions

Ezekiel: Current Debates and Future Directions


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ISBN-13: 9783161530890
Publisher: Mohr Siebeck
Publication date: 05/01/2017
Series: Forschungen zum Alten Testament Series , #112
Pages: 552
Product dimensions: 6.57(w) x 9.13(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements xi

Preface xiii

Part 1 The State of the Art

Ezekiel: New Directions and Current Debates Karl-Friedrich Pohlmann 3

Ezekiel Studies: Present State and Future Outlook Thomas Krüger 18

Part 2 Ezekiel's Book and its Thought in Diachronic Perspective

The Proclamation of Salvation in the Book of Ezekiel: Restoration or Traces of Eschatological' Hope? Franz Sedlmeier 31

Ezekiel 6.1-7 and 36.1-15: The Idea of the Mountains in the Book of Ezekiel Anja Klein 54

The Book of Ezekiel as a Work In Progress: Indications from the Lament Over the King of Tyre (28.11-19) Steven S. Tuell 66

The Figure of David and His Importance in Ezekiel 34-37 Franz Sedlmeier 92

The Vision of the Dry Bones (Ezek 37.1-14): Resurrection, Restoration or What? Michael Konkel 107

The Reuse of Ezekiel 20 in the Composition of Ezekiel 36.16-32 Penelope Barter 120

Extension and Allusion: The Composition of Ezekiel 34 Michael A. Lyons 138

Ezekiel 34-37 and Leviticus 26: A Reevaluation Christophe L. Nihan 153

Salvation for Sheep and Bones: Ezek 34 and 37 as Corner Pillars of Ezekiel's Prophecy of Salvation Anja Klein 179

The Gog Oracles of Ezekiel between Psalms and the Priestly Writer Frank-Lothar Hossfeld † 194

Ezekiel 38-39 in Current Research: Questions and Perspectives Michael Konkel 199

'Like the Vision': Temple Tours, Comparative Genre, and Scribal Composition in Ezekiel 43 Ingrid E. Lilly 210

Part 3 Ezekiel's Book and its Thought in Synchronic Perspective

Literary Structure and Formulas in Ezekiel 34-37 Tyler D. Mayfield 235

Cosmic Re-Creation and Ezekiel's Vocabulary John T. Strong 245

The Conquest of the Land and Yahweh's Honor before the Nations in Ezekiel John T. Strong 285

Reading Ezekiel 36.16-38 in Light of the Book: Observations on the Remembrance and Shame after Restoration (36.31-32) in a Synchronic Perspective Tobias Häner 323

Burgeoning Holiness: Fecundity Let Loose in Ezekiel 34-36 Stephen L. Cook 345

Ezekiel's Recovery of Premonarchic, Tribal Israel Stephen L. Cook 360

Part 4 Trauma and its Effects

The Proliferation of Grotesque Bodies in Ezekiel: The Case of Ezekiel 23 Jacqueline E. Lapsley 377

Deconstructing Terror in Ezekiel: The 'Valley of Bones' Vision as Response to Trauma Daniel L. Smith-Christopher 391

Part 5 Ezekiel's Afterlife: Interpretation and Reception

Who Takes the Initiative? Reading Ezekiel in the Second Temple Period and Late Antiquity Michael A. Lyons 417

The Contribution of the History of Ezekiel Interpretation and the Tradition of 'Reformed' Exegesis, with Particular Reference to Ezekiel 21.25-27 (30-32) Mark W. Elliott 442

Reception and Interpretation in Ezekiel Paul M. Joyce 459

Ezekiel as José Posada: An Experiment in Cultural Exegesis Daniel L. Smith-Christopher 477

Part 6 Reappraisal

Literary Unity, Empirical Models, and the Compatibility of Synchronic and Diachronic Reading William A. Tooman 497

Contributors 513

Index of Ancient Sources 515

Index of Modern Authors 538

Subject Index 547

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