By Lester L. Grabbe
The advancements in Judaism which happened in the course of the moment Temple interval (c. 550 BC to a hundred advert) have been of serious significance for the character of Jewish faith in later centuries, but few experiences have tested the period in complete. Now Lester L. Grabbe's lucid and available quantity presents a much-needed encyclopedic examine and holistic interpretation of the period.Topics tested include:* perspectives approximately God and the spirit international* the temple and priesthood* scripture and synagogue* the most non secular sects and progressive hobbies* eschatology and messianism* magic and predicting the longer term* faith within the Jewish diaspora* converts and 'Godfearers'.With an in depth, updated bibliography, plus quite a few invaluable cross-references, summaries and syntheses, this ebook is key analyzing for students and scholars of the historical past of Jewish faith. it is going to even be of significant price as a reference device.
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The priesthood and cult. The effects of famine and locust plagues on the temple are noted (1:9, 13, 16; 2:17). The future place and holiness of Zion are part of the culmination of the book (2:14; 3:5 [Eng. 2:32]; 4:16–18, 21 [Eng. 3:16–18, 21]). 2. Eschatology. In common with Zechariah 9–14, Joel concentrates on the “Day of Yahweh” and supernatural intervention of God (see pp. 257–59 below). The suffering of the people is described but little is said about their sins (but see 2:13–14), unlike some other prophetic books; instead, it is the nations and not Judah who will be punished (4:2–14, 19 [Eng.
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