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David and Zion

Biblical Studies in Honor of J. J. M. Roberts

Edited by Bernard F. Batto and Kathryn L. Roberts

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David and Zion

Biblical Studies in Honor of J. J. M. Roberts

Edited by Bernard F. Batto and Kathryn L. Roberts

J. J. M. Roberts was graduated from Harvard University, taught at The Johns Hopkins University, and then spent the bulk of his teaching career at Princeton Theological Seminary, where he influenced and was well loved by several generations of students. Here, 21 colleagues and former students contribute essays that reflect Roberts’ core interests.

 

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J. J. M. Roberts was graduated from Harvard University, taught at The Johns Hopkins University, and then spent the bulk of his teaching career at Princeton Theological Seminary, where he influenced and was well loved by several generations of students. Here, 21 colleagues and former students contribute essays that reflect Roberts’ core interests.

Part 1: David and Zion

The “History of David’s Rise to Power” and the Neo-Babylonian Succession Apologies - Michael B. Dick

R(az/ais)ing Zion in Lamentations 2 - F. W. Dobbs-Allsopp

Sinai and Zion in Psalm 93 - John S. Kselman

“Back to the Future”: Zion in the Book of Micah - Rick R. Marrs

“Who Knows? The Lord May Be Gracious”: Why We Pray - Kathryn L. Roberts

“And Lot Went with Him”: Abraham’s Disobedience in Genesis 12:1–4a - Andrew G. Vaughn

David and Zion in the Theology of the Deuteronomistic History: Theological Ideas in 2 Samuel 5–7 - John T. Willis

Part 2: The Divine King and the Human King

The Divine Sovereign: The Image of God in the Priestly Creation Account - Bernard F. Batto

The Ruler in Zion and the Hope of the Poor: Psalms 9–10 in the Context of the Psalter - Patrick D. Miller

Buber, Kingship, and the Book of Judges: A Study of Judges 6–9 and 17–21 - Dennis T. Olson

The Rule of God in the Book of Daniel - C. L. Seow

Theological Anthropology at a Fulcrum: Isaiah 55:1–5, Psalm 89, and Second Stage Traditio in the Royal Psalms - Scott R. A. Starbuck

King Yahweh as the Good Shepherd: Taking Another Look at the Image of God in Psalm 23 - Beth Tanner

Part 3: Historical and Lexical Studies

The Crux of Psalm 22:17c: Solved at Long Last? - Michael L. Barré

Doves in the Windows: Isaiah 60:8 in Light of Ancient Mesopotamian Lament Traditions - Walter C. Bouzard, Jr.

The Pride of Jacob - Joel S. Burnett

Bashan, Symbology, Haplography, and Theology in Psalm 68 - James H. Charlesworth

The “Dying and Rising God”: A Survey of Research from Frazer to the Present Day - Tryggve N. D. Mettinger

Isaiah at Princeton One Hundred Fifty Years Ago and Now: Joseph Addison Alexander (1809–1860) and J. J. M. Roberts (1939–) - Thomas H. Olbricht

Why Perez? Reflections on David’s Genealogy in Biblical Tradition - Katharine Doob Sakenfeld

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