Exile and Restoration Revisited: Essays on the Babylonian and Persian Periods in Memory of Peter R. Ackroyd (The Library of Second Temple Studies)

Exile and Restoration Revisited: Essays on the Babylonian and Persian Periods in Memory of Peter R. Ackroyd (The Library of Second Temple Studies)


This quantity had its origins in a consultation awarded to the Society of Biblical Literature in Washington in 2006 with a view to research the legacy of Peter Ackroyd to the sphere of bible study. Ackroyd's paintings stretched over a variety of issues inside religious study, particularly learn of prophetic literature and paintings on exile and recovery. This quantity relatively focuses upon his paintings at the latter. when the current paintings is based upon the papers given on the consultation additionally it is numerous essays solicited for this reason which extra serve to attract the contributions jointly right into a becoming tribute to a pioneer in his field.

The contributions take account of Ackroyd's method of the subject of exile and recovery, focusing mostly upon the research of Ezra-Nehemiah and Chronciles. As a short flavour, Bob Becking examines the epigraphic proof about the combined marriage drawback Ezra-Nehemiah. Joe Blenkinsopp seeks to discover the ‘Sons of Aaron' prior to the fifth Century in a desirable essay focusing which selections up the paintings of R.H. Kennett over a century in the past. one of the different distinctive members are John Bergsma, Eric Myers and Jill Middlemass.

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