An Inner-biblical Exegetical Study of the Davidic Covenant and the Dynastic Oracle

An Inner-biblical Exegetical Study of the Davidic Covenant and the Dynastic Oracle

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Description

The Davidic covenant is one of the most controversial theological themes in the Old Testament. Its problems concern the literary and theological relationships among the texts that express it. This study uses an inner-biblical exegetical approach to arrive at a solution.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 300 pages
  • 165.1 x 230 x 25.4mm | 589.67g
  • The Edwin Mellen Press Ltd
  • Edwin Mellen Press Ltd
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • bibliography, index
  • 0773477438
  • 9780773477438

Table of contents

The concepts of covenant, kingship and dynasty in the ancient Near East and ancient Israel; determining the traditum - the genre, origin and literary growth of 2 Sam 7:1-17; the interpretation of the dynastic promise i 2 Sam 7:1-17 in the 'Synoptic Texts'; the deuteronomistic reinterpretation of the dynastic oracle; the dynastic promise in the classical prophets; the Chronicler and the dynastic promise; conclusions and implications for further study.show more