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The Jehu Revolution: A Royal Tradition of the Northern Kingdom and Its Ramifications Jonathan Miles Robker

The Jehu Revolution: A Royal Tradition of the Northern Kingdom and Its Ramifications

Jonathan Miles Robker

Published August 15th 2012
ISBN : 9783110285024
Hardcover
343 pages
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Who wrote the material about Jehu in the Bible, when and why did they write it, and how reliable is it? After a thorough text and literary critical examination of 2 Kings 9 10, this work demonstrates the plausibility of an 8th century origin for theMoreWho wrote the material about Jehu in the Bible, when and why did they write it, and how reliable is it? After a thorough text and literary critical examination of 2 Kings 9 10, this work demonstrates the plausibility of an 8th century origin for the Jehu narrative, which did not exist as an isolated literary tradition, but represented a part of a larger story of Israel s monarchic history. Ultimately, this book offers a new redaction-historical evaluation of Kings and a historical reconstruction of the events behind the Jehu narrative based on biblical and extrabiblical literature.