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The Polemics of Exile in Jeremiah 26-45


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Scholars typically view Jeremiah 26-45 as a collection of episodes constructed during the Babylonian exile that attempts to prove the authenticity of Jeremiah's prophetic status. But Jeremiah's prophetic legitimacy was already widely accepted during the period of the Babylonian exile. These chapters serve a different purpose, namely, to provide a response by the Deuteronomistic scribes to the rise of the Ezekiel tradition and the Zadokite priesthood that threatened their influence among the exilic population. By subsuming ...

The Polemics of Exile in Jeremiah 26-45 2015, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9780521879910


The Polemics of Exile in Jeremiah 26-45 2011, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521182768

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