A Theocratic Yehud? : Issues of Government in a Persian Province
By: Cataldo, Jeremiah W.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.The Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies: Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2014Description: 1 online resource (229 p.).ISBN: 9780567542236.Subject(s): Jews -- Politics and government -- To 70 A.D | Judaism -- History -- Post-exilic period, 586 B.C.-210 A.D | Judaism and state -- Yehud (Persian province) | Yehud (Persian province) -- HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: A Theocratic Yehud? : Issues of Government in a Persian ProvinceDDC classification: 933.03 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; INTRODUCTION: THE PROBLEM OF THEOCRACY; Outline of Chapters and Procedure; Chapter 1: EVIDENCE AND INTERPRETATION; Introduction to the Aramaic Papyri and Bullae; Interpretations of the Social-Political Context in Yehud; Chapter 2: THE FACE OF THE PERSIAN EMPIRE AND ITS ADMINISTRATION; Rebellions Within the Empire: Stopping Pursuits of Self-Governance; Imperial Administration and Governing Officials; Imperial Administration and Presence in Territories Near Yehud; Conclusion; Chapter 3: YAHWISM AND THE QUESTION OF GOVERNMENT IN YEHUD
Social-Economic-Political Integration in Babylonian al-Yahudu, Samerina, and ElephantineOther Extra-Biblical Archaeological and Textual Information; The Biblical Texts and Theories of Government; Chapter 4: CONCEPTS OF THEOCRACY; Introduction; Discussions of "Theocracies" in Ancient Near Eastern Contexts; Case Studies; A Working Definition of "Theocracy"; Chapter 5: WAS YEHUD A THEOCRACY?; Visions of Physical and Symbolic Power; Political Rulers and the Religious Institution; Provincial Law and the Political Order; Concluding Remarks; Avenues of Further Research; Bibliography
Index of Biblical ReferencesIndex of Authors; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Offers a fresh reevaluation of Yehud in the Persian period, addressing in particular the dynamics of its relationship to the Persian imperial government.
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