Haggai Zechariah 1 8

They underscore the literary artistry, the political acumen, and the prophetic authority of these fascinating volumes that proved so vital to the survival of Israel and the preservation of the Jewish faith.

Author: Carol L. Meyers


ISBN: 0300139756

Category: Religion

Page: 588

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Haggai and Zechariah 1-8, Volume 25B in the acclaimed Anchor Bible part of the Scripture known as the Minor Prophets, were written during a critical period in Israel's history, the momentous return of the Jews from Babylonian exile. Following the conquest of Babylon by the Persian Empire, the Israelites sought to reestablish their ethnic and religious legacy in Judah. This was a time of profound turmoil and uncertainty, and Haggai and Zechariah provided a crucial measure of support and inspiration. They rallied Israel's energies and exhorted their fellow countrymen to heed the word of God. Under their guidance the Jews restored the Temple at Jerusalem, which had been destroyed by the armies of Nebuchadnezzar. Together the two prophets guided Israel through an important transitional epoch, and reconciled the influences of Persia's dominion with the sacred traditions of the Hebrew people. In this illuminating new translation and commentary, Carol and Eric Meyers consider the Book of Haggai and the first eight chapters of the Book of Zechariah in a linguistic, social, and historical context. They underscore the literary artistry, the political acumen, and the prophetic authority of these fascinating volumes that proved so vital to the survival of Israel and the preservation of the Jewish faith.

Haggai and Zechariah Research

Mason then isolates similar examples in Ezra - Nehemiah , Haggai , Zechariah 18 and Malachi . He concludes that these speeches in the various books do “ reflect and encapsulate something of the “ preaching ” that must have gone on in ...

Author: Mark Boda

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004397439

Category: Religion

Page: 283

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A review of the past century of research on the biblical books of the prophets Haggai and Zechariah, with detailed analysis of the past two decades of key scholarly research and a classified bibliography of over 1200 studies. The bibliography is helpfully arranged according to topic, under more than 100 rubrics. There is a full listing of available resources for study. Altogether an extremely useful tool for all students and scholars of the Old Testament.

Haggai und Sacharja 1 8

Form and Meaning in Zechariah 3, in: R. Albertz/B. Becking, (Hrsg.), Yahwism after the Exile. ... Haggai and Zechariah 18 in the Trajectory of Hebrew Theology, LHBOTS 475, New York/London 2008, 56–82 Rendtorff, R., Die Gesetze in der ...

Author: Martin Hallaschka

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 9783110224863

Category: Religion

Page: 384

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The series Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft (BZAW) covers all areas of research into the Old Testament, focusing on the Hebrew Bible, its early and later forms in Ancient Judaism, as well as its branching into many neighboring cultures of the Ancient Near East and the Greco-Roman world. BZAW welcomes submissions that make an original and significant contribution to the field; demonstrate sophisticated engagement with the relevant secondary literature; and are written in readable, logical, and engaging prose.

Old Testament Theology

Meyers and Meyers think it is not unlikely that the phrase is original to the text ( Meyers and Meyers , Haggai , Zechariah 18 , p . 51 ) . 124Cf . Pieter A. Verhoef , The Books of Haggai and Malachi , New International Commentary on ...

Author: Paul R. House

Publisher: InterVarsity Press

ISBN: 0830815236

Category: Religion

Page: 662

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Paul R. House provides a comprehensive theology of the Old Testament, carefully exploring each Old Testament book, thematically summarizing its content and showing its theological significance within the whole of the Old Testament canon.

The Book of Zechariah

This evidence suggests that 8:1-13 was formed as part of the process which brought together the materials in Zechariah 18, and that at this stage the book of Haggai was incorporated into the literary work as well.88 This evidence ...

Author: Mark J. Boda

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

ISBN: 9781467445085

Category: Religion

Page: 935

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Over the centuries, the prophetic book of Zechariah has suffered from accusations of obscurity and has frustrated readers seeking to unlock its treasures. This work by Mark Boda provides insightful commentary on Zechariah, with great sensitivity to its historical, literary, and theological dimensions. Including a fresh translation of Zechariah from the original Hebrew, Boda delivers deep and thorough reflection on a too-often-neglected book of the Old Testament.

Haggai Zechariah and Malachi An Introduction and Study Guide

The dating formulae in Haggai and Zechariah 18 are similar, which some argue is evidence of an “editorial framework” that has been added to bind the two books together (see §3.4 and §4.4.4), or it may simply reflect Persian-period ...

Author: Michael R. Stead

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9780567699466

Category: Religion

Page: 160

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Michael R. Stead introduces the books of Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi in light of the latest biblical scholarship. Over the past four decades, there has been an explosion of interest in the postexilic prophets and their role within the Book of the Twelve, which has coincided with paradigm shifts in biblical studies generally. This study guide integrates insights from both historio-critical and literary approaches to examine the authorship, form, structure, and composition of these texts. In particular, this guide explores how the intertextual connections with other scriptures help to shape their meaning. It includes a concise section-by-section overview that highlights key interpretive issues and guides readers in their approach to the text.

Thematic Threads in the Book of the Twelve

Evidence indicates that Haggai and Zechariah 18 have been edited together; so Peter Aclcroyd, “The Book of Haggai and Zechariah I-VIII,” JJS 3 (1952) 155-56; W. A. M. Beuken, Haggai-Sacharia 1-8: Studien zur Uberlieferungsgeschichte ...

Author: Paul L. Redditt

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 9783110892512

Category: Religion

Page: 391

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Seit einigen Jahren hat sich die Auffassung durchgesetzt, dass das Zwölfprophetenbuch eine planvoll gestaltete literarische Großeinheit ist. Eine den kanonischen Endtext ernst nehmende Exegese macht sich zur Aufgabe, diese Einheit in Aufbau und theologischem Anliegen zu verstehen. Die versammelten Beiträge gehen signifikanten, die Einzelschriften übergreifenden Strukturen nach. Besonderes Gewicht wird auf die Rekonstruktion thematischer Fäden gelegt, die dadurch entstehen, dass die einzelnen Propheten Themen ihrer Vorgänger (z.B. Tag Jahwes, Umkehr, Rolle der Völker) aufgreifen und neu zuspitzen. Die Beiträge entstanden 1999-2002 im Rahmen der Arbeitsgruppe The Formation of the Book of the Twelve der Society of Biblical Literature.

God s Relational Presence

Kessler, “Tradition, Continuity and Covenant,” 27; Petersen, Haggai and Zechariah 18, 68–70. 210. Boda, Haggai, Zechariah, 124–27. Boda argues for a view that includes both. The word “glory” can refer to wealth as well as to God's ...

Author: J. Scott Duvall

Publisher: Baker Academic

ISBN: 9781493419685

Category: Religion

Page: 416

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Two leading biblical scholars and bestselling authors offer a fresh approach to the question of the unity of the whole Bible. This book shows that God's desire to be with his people is a thread running from Genesis through Revelation. Duvall and Hays make the case that God's relational presence is central to the Bible's grand narrative. It is the cohesive center that drives the whole biblical story and ties together other important biblical themes, such as covenant, kingdom, glory, and salvation history.

Haggai Malachi

Many scholars think so, maintaining that Haggai and Zechariah 18 should be viewed as a single composite book rather than as two separate prophetic writings. Meyers and Meyers are among those who argue in support of such a conclusion, ...

Author: Richard A. Taylor

Publisher: B&H Publishing Group

ISBN: 9781433672668

Category: Religion

Page: 500

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THE NEW AMERICAN COMMENTARY is for the minister or Bible student who wants to understand and expound the Scriptures. Notable features include:* commentary based on THE NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION;* the NIV text printed in the body of the commentary;* sound scholarly methodology that reflects capable research in the original languages;* interpretation that emphasizes the theological unity of each book and of Scripture as a whole;* readable and applicable exposition.

Old Testament Introduction

Commentaries on Haggai include E. Achtemeier, Nahum–Malachi; Joyce G. Baldwin, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi, TOTC (Leicester: Inter-Varsity Press, 1972); Mark J. Boda, ... 467–469); however, see e.g. Petersen, Haggai & Zechariah 18, pp.

Author: Robin Routledge

Publisher: SPCK

ISBN: 9781783594887

Category: Religion

Page: 448

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The Old Testament is part of the canon of Christian Scripture and, as such, has continuing significance for the church. However, the writings are set within a different historical era, a different culture and a different religious context. To understand the Old Testament in a meaningful way, it must be read against its historical, cultural and theological background. Here, Robin Routledge enables readers to engage with the text. He discusses: ? date, authorship, the writers’ intention and purpose, and significant textual issues ? key scholarly approaches to the text, including historical-critical and literary approaches To help us comprehend and interpret the Old Testament, and so apply it to current belief and praxis, Routledge includes an overview of exegetical and hermeneutical approaches. He also offers some guidance through the maze of new treatments and terminology. The volume provides specific introductions to the sections and books of the Old Testament, following the canonical order of the Hebrew text. In addition, Routledge notes key distinctive issues and points to sources for further study. The author’s hope is that this volume will not only aid students but will also benefit others who want to take the Old Testament seriously, and to apply its message to the life and ministry of the church today. ‘Scholarly and lucid, Old Testament Introduction is designed especially for those who want to understand how to read the Old Testament as Christian Scripture, while doing justice to its nuances and enormous diversity. I commend it warmly.’ Gordon McConville, Professor of Old Testament Theology, University of Gloucestershire