By Jon, L. Berquist, Berquist, Jon L.
The long-held view that the Persian interval in Israel (known as Yehud) was once a traditionally by-product period that engendered little theological or literary innovation has been changed in fresh a long time through an appreciation for the significance of the Persian interval for figuring out Israels literature, faith, and experience of identification. a brand new photograph of Yehud is rising that has shifted the point of interest from viewing the postexilic interval as a staging floor for early Judaism or Christianity to facing Yehud by itself phrases, as a Persian colony with a various inhabitants. Taken jointly, the 13 chapters during this quantity symbolize a variety of stories that contact on quite a few textual and historic difficulties to improve the dialog concerning the value of the Persian interval and particularly its formative impression on biblical literature. individuals contain Richard Bautch, Jon L. Berquist, Zipporah G. Glass, Alice W. Hunt, David Janzen, John Kessler, Melody D. Knowles, Jennifer L. Koosed, Herbert R. Marbury, Christine Mitchell, Julia M. OBrien, Donald C. Polaski, Jean-Pierre Ruiz, Brent A. Strawn, and Christine Roy Yoder.
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But of the two simultaneous existing “originals,” the later translated and edited Old Persian “original” seems to have been the authoritative text, the “real” original, the one emphasized as more permanent. The Behistun Inscription foregrounds the utter inviolability of the original as well as its utter unavailability. All 40 approaching yehud we can ever know are copies; all we can ever know is the craft of the scribe. Authoritative textuality means authoritative copying. But Behistun does not simply represent an exercise in scribal power, of scribes using textual authority as a “magical” device.
She reports that Kristeva’s model of intertextuality involves the destruction of 30 approaching yehud texts, and Mitchell makes it clear that she does not adopt this element of the model. Mitchell recognizes the interpretive potential of deconstruction and other postmodern theories, but her intertextual work with Chronicles and the Cyropaedia centers on the modes of meaning that traditional literary critics would identify in these texts. Sykes: Bakhtinian Tools to Study the Postexilic Prophets Seth Sykes bases his study of form in Haggai–Zech 8 upon concepts drawn from the literary theory of Bakhtin.
In Amos 9:14, Yhwh’s promise to “restore the fortunes” of Israel occurs within a picture of a coming time when “the mountains will drip sweet wine” and the Israelites will rebuild their cities, plant vineyards and gardens, and consume the produce. Likewise, Ps 85:2, draws a parallel between the time when Yhwh “restored the fortunes of Jacob [bq(y twb#$ tb#$]” and when “Yhwh was favorable to [the] land” (note that Delitzsch [3:9–12] understands Ps 85:2–3 as referring to postexilic restoration to the land).