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Every city shall be forsaken : urbanism and prophecy in ancient Israel and the Near East / edited by Lester L. Grabbe and Robert D. Haak.

Other Title:
Urbanism and prophecy in ancient Israel and the Near East
Publication:
Sheffield, Eng. : Sheffield Academic Press, c2001.
Series:
Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 330
Format/Description:
Book
226 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Bible. O.T.. Prophets. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Cities and towns -- Biblical teaching.
Cities and towns, Ancient -- Middle East.
Urbanization -- Middle East.
Middle East -- Antiquities.
Bible -- Prophecies.
Contents:
Introduction and overview / Lester L. Grabbe
Cityscape to landscape: the 'back to nature' theme in Isaiah 1-35 / Joseph Blenkinsopp
City of chaos, city of stone, city of flesh: urbanscapes in prophetic discourses / Robert P. Carroll
Proximity to the central Davidic citadel and the greater and lesser prophets / Robert B. Coote
This land is my land: on nature as property in the Book of Ezekiel / Julie Galambush
Sup-urbs or only hyp-urbs?: prophets and populations in ancient Israel and socio-historical method / Lester L. Grabbe
The savage made civilized: an examination of Ezekiel 16.8 / S. Tamar Kamionkowski
Reconstructing Haggai's Jerusalem: demographic and sociological considerations and the search for an adequate methodological point of departure / John Kessler
The sociology of preindustrial cities / Ben D. Nefzger
City as lofty as heaven: Arbela and other cities in neo-Assyrian prophecy / Martti Nissinen
Jerusalem: an example of war in a walled city (Isaiah 3-4) / John D.W. Watts.
Notes:
"The present volume arises out of the work of the Prophetic Texts and their Ancient Contexts Group, a Society of Biblical Literature Group ... "--Preface.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contributor:
Grabbe, Lester L.
Haak, Robert D. (Robert Donel), 1949-
Society of Biblical Literature. Prophetic Texts and their Ancient Contexts Group.
ISBN:
1841272027
OCLC:
48064296
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