A Royal Priesthood: Literary And Intertextual Perspectives by John A. Davies

By John A. Davies

This publication examines the portrayal of Israel as a royal-priestly country inside of Exodus and opposed to the historical past of biblical and historic close to jap inspiration. significant to the paintings is a literary examine of Exodus 19.4-6 and an illustration of the pivotal position those verses and their major picture have inside of Exodus. This optionally available and honorific designation of Yahweh's loved humans has a specific specialize in the privilege of entry to him in his heavenly temple. The paradigm of the royal furnish of privileged prestige has profound implications for our figuring out of the Sinai covenant. this is often quantity 395 within the magazine for the learn of the previous testomony complement sequence.

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Is it in the heights of the mountain, where 21. For the use of KID (in both qal and hiphil) as a terminus technicus for entry to the sacral sphere see Horst Dietrich Preuss, 'N13', in TDOT, II, pp. 22-25. 22.

14 9. Dozeman, God on the Mountain, p. 14. 10. See Noth, Exodus, p. 154; Childs, Exodus, p. 360; Phillips, 'A Fresh Look', p. 5 1 ; Chirichigno, 'Narrative Structure'; Dozeman, 'Spatial Form'; Arichea, 'Ups and Downs'. 1 1 . Childs,Exodus, p. 360. 12. Childs, Exodus, p. 366. 1 3 . ), The Poet and the Historian: Essays in Literary and Historical Biblical Criticism (HSS, 26; Chico, CA: Scholars Press, 1983), pp. 13-39 (21). 14. Muilenburg, 'Form and Structure', p. 353. The identification of the unit as poetic is frequently associated with a cultic origin; cf.

Driver, Exodus, p. R. Driver, 'Birds in the Old Testament. II. Birds in Life', PEQ 20 (1955), pp. 129-40 (140); Kleinig, 'On Eagles' Wing', pp. 21, 26; N. Kiuchi, '12)3', inNIDOTE, III, pp. 200-201. 1 8 . Fretheim, Exodus, p. 2 1 0. 19. Harold H. Nelson, 'The Egyptian Temple', in David Noel Freedman and G. ), The Biblical Archeologist Reader (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1961), pp. 147-57(151). 20. es Bibelwerk, 1977), pp. 207-16; Kleinig, 'On Eagles' Wing', p. 21; Niehaus, God at Sinai, p. 153.

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