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Reading Hosea in Achaemenid Yehud

Trotter, J.M. (2001) Reading Hosea in Achaemenid Yehud. Bloomsbury Publishing.

Abstract

An examination of the final form of Hosea within the socio-historical context of Persian period Judah, making use of insights from historical-critical and reader-oriented perspectives. The amalgamation of these two seemingly divergent approaches creates a framework within which the setting and interpretive practices of both the modern critic and the ancient reader(s) can be taken seriously. The resulting examination proposes a reading of Hosea shaped, as far as possible, by the reading conventions and socio-religious concerns of Persian period Judahites.

Publication Type: Book
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Copyright: 2001 Sheffield Academic Press
Publishers Website: http://www.bloomsbury.com/au/reading-hosea-in-acha...
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/21940
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