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By G.W. Ahlstr_m

ISBN-10: 9004026207

ISBN-13: 9789004026209

This monograph is a moment contribution (Avid S. Kapelrud, Joel reports, 1948) of the Scandinavian tuition to the present renewal of curiosity within the ebook of Joel. It concentrates on notice stories in cultic settings, creating a convincing case for a date among 515 and 445 B.C.
By items of the examine are clearer shows of parts of Israelite syncretistic worship within the post-exilic interval. Joel's efforts to wrestle these
elements illustrate the prophetic use of covenant phrasiology, and the liturgy of the Day of Yahweh.
The e-book lacks a bibliography, yet abundant footnotes supported by means of indices for passages and authors make up for that lack.

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Such a situation would explain the stress and importance as connoted by the phrase 'i:s7 :lW,. As has been noted above JoeI 2: 13 portrays Yahweh as a gracious and merciful god in terms taken from the covenant ideology. If the people return to Yahweh blessings will perhaps return and the ilMl~ and 103 will be restored. [edäqäh, right cultic performances in connection with the "right heart", 2; 12. If the cult has been wrong, this means, according to the prophet, that the people practiced some other cult, and this cult must necessarily have been directed to some other god, because we have no right to believe that there was a godless cult in the temple of J erusalem.

3 Pss. 45 :8, 51: 10, 14, 105: 43, 119: 111, Isa. 12: 3, 22: 13, 35: 10, 51: 3, 11, 61:3, Jer. 7:34, 15:16, 16:9,25:10,31:13,33:9, 11, Joel, 1:12, Zech. 8:19, Esth. 8: 16 f. 4 Tronstigningssalmerne, 1917, p. 61, n. 5, cf. Psalmenstudien II, pp. 36, 100 ff. If Mowinckel is right then we have no way of determining the age of Ch. 12. It should also be noted that Mowinckel is opposed to the theory that the two psalm quotations in Isa. 12 should be "late Jewish innovations in the temple cult", The Psalms in Israel's Worship I, p.

2 Cf. , 7:4, 9, 27, 20:42, 36:38, 37:28,39:28. 3 Cf. Holzinger, ZAW 9/89, pp. , Chary Les Prophetes et /e cu/te, p. 198, Kapelrud, Jod Studies, pp. 38 f. Supplements to Vetus Testamentum XXI 2 18 CHAPTER ONE usage as a designation for the cultic functions of the priests is considered as relatively late. 1 It is mainly as an apposition or a term in construction with priests and Levites that it has been understood as a post-exilic phenomenon. 2 Textual evidence shows that its usage in apposition to these groups cannot be considered as very 01d.

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