This selection of essays examines the connection of prophecy to the Deuteronomistic heritage (Deuteronomy 2 Kings), together with the historic fact of prophecy that stands in the back of the textual content and the portrayal of prophecy in the literature itself. The participants use a few views to discover the forms of intermediation and the cultic atmosphere of prophecy within the historic close to East; the portrayal of prophecy in pentateuchal traditions, pre-Deuteronomistic resources, and different close to japanese literature; the varied views mirrored in the Deuteronomistic heritage; and the potential Persian interval atmosphere for the ultimate kind of the Deuteronomistic background. jointly the gathering represents the present nation of an incredible, ongoing dialogue. The individuals are Ehud Ben Zvi, Diana Edelman, Mignon R. Jacobs, Mark Leuchter, Martti Nissinen, Mark O Brien, Raymond F. individual Jr., Thomas C. Römer, Marvin A. Sweeney, and Rannfrid Thelle.
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14–15 and 16–18, as instructed occasionally. See, between others, Udo Rüterswörden, Von der politischen Gemeinschaft zur Gemeinde: Studien zu Dt 16,18–18,22 (BBB sixty five; Frankfurt: Athenäum, 1987), eighty five ; Sebastian Grätz, “ ‘Einen Propheten wie mich wird dir der Herr, dein Gott, erwecken’: Der Berufungsbericht Jeremias und seine Rückbindung an das Amt des Mose,” in Moses in Biblical and Extra-Biblical Traditions (ed. Axel Graupner and Michael Wolter; BZAW 372; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2007), 61–77, the following 63–64. Verse 18 is a “Wiederaufnahme,” as is rightly saw through Carl Steuernagel (Das Deuteronomium [2nd ed. ; HKAT; Göttingen: Vandehoeck & Ruprecht, 1923], 121), yet this isn't a controversy opposed to the literary solidarity of vv. 14–18, in view that v. 18 legitimates, via a YHWH-speech, Moses’ recapitulation in v. 15, as rightly saw by means of Steuernagel and lately by way of Christophe Nihan (“ ‘Moses and the Prophets’: Deuteronomy 18 and the Emergence of the Pentateuch as Torah,” SEÅ seventy five : 21–55, right here 32–34). The case might be diverse in regard to vv. 21–22. those verses might represent a later addition, as argued by means of Joseph Blenkinsopp in Prophecy and Canon: A Contribution to the learn of Jewish Origins (CSJCA three; Notre Dame, Ind. : college of Notre Dame Press, 1977), 45–46; Fabrizio Foresti, “Storia della redazione di Dtn. sixteen, 18–18, 22 e le sue connessioni con l’opera storica deuteronomistica,” Teresianum 39 (1988): 1–199, the following 136–38; Matthias Köckert, “Zum literargeschichtlichen Ort des Prophetengesetzes Dtn 18 zwischen dem Jeremiabuch und Dtn 13,” in Liebe und Gebot: Studien zum Deuteronomium (ed. Reinhard Gregor Kratz and Hermann Spieckermann; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2000), 80–100, right here ninety four; and so forth. Deuteronomy 18:21–22 introduces a brand new theme—how to acknowledge even if a prophet has spoken within the identify of YHWH or not—whereas 18:14–20 matters the definition and the capabilities of a real prophet of YHWH. As was once already saw via Steuernagel (Deuteronomium, 123), vv. 21–22 problem predictions of destiny occasions, while vv. 19–20 current the prophet because the mediator or preacher of YHWH’s commandments. The case is hard to determine. possible additionally think of 18:14–22 a literary unit and argue that the writer of this passage desires to assemble assorted questions and themes concerning the prophets, as those have performed: Christa Schäfer-Lichtenberger, Josua und Salomo: Eine Studie zu Autorität und Legitimität des Nachfolgers im Alten testomony (VTSup fifty eight; Leiden: Brill, 134 ISRAELITE PROPHECY AND THE DEUTERONOMISTIC background The definition of the prophet as a “preacher” of the divine note, a preacher that calls to obedience to the divine legislations, creates a hyperlink with the e-book of Kings, but in addition with the booklet of Jeremiah. In either books, the prophets are categorised as YHWH’s servants. YHWH’S Servants, the Prophets within the Books of Kings and Jeremiah within the Hebrew Bible, the expression “YHWH’s servants, the prophets” happens 16 occasions (either within the 3rd individual, “his servants the prophets,” or within the first individual, “my servants the prophets”8).