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Reading the Old Testament: Reading Ezekiel (RtOT)

Reading the Old Testament: Reading Ezekiel (RtOT)

by Marvin A. Sweeney

In this new volume in the Reading the Old Testament commentary series, biblical scholar Marvin A. Sweeney considers one of the most interesting and compelling books of the Hebrew Bible. Ezekiel is simultaneously one of the Bible’s most difficult and perplexing books as it presents the visions and oracles of Ezekiel, a Judean priest and prophet exiled to Ba… Read more…

Old Testament Library: I and II Kings (Sweeney 2013) — OTL

Old Testament Library: I and II Kings (Sweeney 2013) — OTL

by Marvin A. Sweeney

This volume offers a close reading of the historical books of I and II Kings, concentrating on not only issues in the history of Israel but also the literary techniques of storytelling used in these books. Marvin A. Sweeney provides a major contribution to the prominent Old Testament Library series with advanced discussions of textual difficulties in the boo… Read more…

Hermeneia: Zephaniah (HERM)

Hermeneia: Zephaniah (HERM)

by Marvin A. Sweeney

The Book of Zephaniah poses a full range of interpretive and hermenutical issues for the modern reader. Sweeney's keen reading of this small, prophetic book opens new doors for Hebrew Bible research. He situates the reading of Zephaniah in the early sixth century b.c.e. rather than the late seventh century b.c.e. Sweeney's interpre… Read more…

Jewish Mysticism: From Ancient Times through Today

Jewish Mysticism: From Ancient Times through Today

by Marvin A. Sweeney

Questions of how the divine presence is understood and interacts within the world have been around since the time of the biblical prophets. The Jewish mystical tradition conceives God as active, just, powerful, and present while allowing for divine limitation so as to understand the relationship between G-d and the Jewish people in their history.&#… Read more…