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The Quest for the Kingdom of God

Studies in Honor of George E. Mendenhall

Edited by H. B. Huffmon, Frank A. Spina, and A. R. W. Green

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$59.50 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-0-931464-15-7

328 pages
6" × 9"
1983

The Quest for the Kingdom of God

Studies in Honor of George E. Mendenhall

Edited by H. B. Huffmon, Frank A. Spina, and A. R. W. Green

This volume of essays is offered to George Mendenhall in appreciation of the light that he has found in the quest for that Kingdom of God, and shared in his classes, lectures and publications. The contributions come from his present and former colleagues and students from the University of Michigan, from the members over the years of the Biblical Colloquium, of which he was a founding member, and from some scholars especially concerned with areas of his work.

 

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This volume of essays is offered to George Mendenhall in appreciation of the light that he has found in the quest for that Kingdom of God, and shared in his classes, lectures and publications. The contributions come from his present and former colleagues and students from the University of Michigan, from the members over the years of the Biblical Colloquium, of which he was a founding member, and from some scholars especially concerned with areas of his work.

George Emery Mendenhall: An Appreciation

The Editors

I. THE FEDERATION AND THE EARLY MONARCHY

Two Models for the Origins of Ancient Israel: Social Revolution or Frontier Development - Norman K. Gottwald

The Sack of Israel - John L. McKenzie

Succession and Genealogy in the Davidic Dynasty - James W. Flanagan

II. COVENANT AND LAW

Enforcing the Covenant: The Mechanisms of Judicial Authority in Early Israel - Robert R. Wilson

Covenant in Narratives from Late OT Times - Dennis J. McCarthy, S. J.

In Praise of the Israelite Mispaha: Legal Themes in the Book of Ruth - Baruch A. Levine

III. PROPHECY AND POETRY

The Social Role of Amos’ Message - Herbert B. Huffmon

Prophetic Eschatological Visions and the Kingdom of God - Walter Harrelson

The Divine King and the Human Community in Isaiah’s Vision of the Future - J. J. M. Roberts

Imperial Dream: Text and Sense of Mic 5:4b-5 - Delbert R. Hillers

Discourse on Prophetic Discourse - David Noel Freedman

Studies in the Structure of Hebrew Verse: The Prosody of the Psalm of Jonah - Frank M. Cross

IV. ARCHAEOLOGY AND HISTORY

The Use of Ethnography in an Archaeological Research Design - Albert E. Glock

Social Stratification and Cultural Continuity at Alalakh - Alberto R. W. Green

What is a Temple? A Preliminary Typology - John M. Lundquist

‘Your Father Was an Amorit’ (Ezek 16:3, 45): An Essay on the Amorite Problem in OT Traditions - J. Tracy Luke

Heshbon: The First Casualty in the Israelite Quest for the Kingdom of God - Lawrence T. Geraty

V. BIBLICAL IDEOLOGY

Magic, Monotheism, and the Sin of Moses - Jacob Milgrom

Qoheleth and the Reformation of Wisdom - Frank A. Spina

From Holy War to Holy Martyrdom - William H. Brownlee

George Emery Mendenhall, A Bibliography - M. O’Connor

INDEXES

Author Index

Scripture Index

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