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By Brad E. Kelle

Reading Exile considers pressured displacement and deportation in historical Israel and related smooth contexts which will provide perception into the realities of warfare and exile in historical Israel and their representations within the Hebrew Bible. Introductory essays describe the interdisciplinary and comparative method and clarify the way it overcomes methodological lifeless ends and advances the learn of warfare in historic and glossy contexts. Following essays, written through students from a variety of disciplines, discover particular circumstances drawn from a large choice of old and glossy settings and examine archaeological, anthropological, actual, and mental realities, in addition to biblical, literary, inventive, and iconographic representations of displacement and exile. the amount as a complete areas Israel's reports and expressions of pressured displacement into the wider context of comparable war-related phenomena from a number of contexts.

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These cross-disciplinary approaches feature an expanded range of vision that moves beyond a singular interest in politics, battles, and tactics to social, cultural, and human dimensions of the experience of deportation and displacement. e. remain an emergent consensus, with significant dissenting voices that render the current scholarly conversation primarily an intra-archaeological debate. I have not detailed here another approach that has emerged in the wake of the changing evaluations since the 1980s.

Have appeared in specific historical studies, and it remains to be seen how they will make their way into comprehensive histories of Israel and Judah. One of the first history volumes to incorporate elements of the newer reconstructions was Gösta Ahlström, The History of Ancient Palestine (JSOTSup 146; Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1993), 804–11. See also the revised edition of Miller and Hayes, History of Ancient Israel and Judah, 479–83, and the discussion in the more generally conservative Iain Provan, V.

KELLE: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO THE EXILE 35 will benefit from an interdisciplinary and comparative engagement with the Babylonian exile of Judah’s past, the paradigmatic experience that has so often provided the categories of thinking about exile, displacement, and deportation throughout ancient and modern settings. Bibliography Ackroyd, Peter R. C. OTL. Philadelphia: Westminster, 1968. Ahlström, Gösta. The History of Ancient Palestine. JSOTSup 146. Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1993. Ahn, John J.

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