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Centres and Peripheries in the Early Second Temple Period (Ehud Ben-Zvi) Hardcover Book, (Mohr Siebeck, 2016) 9783161542930

Title: Centres and Peripheries in the Early Second Temple Period

Author: Ben-Zvi, Ehud

Additional Authors or Contributors: Christoph Levin (eds)

Publisher: Mohr Siebeck; Publication Date: 2016

Hardcover; ISBN: 9783161542930

Volumes: 1; Pages: 469

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"Centre and periphery" frameworks have been particularly helpful for research on systems whose dynamics are strongly influenced by a substantially unequal distribution of qualities. But what can these frameworks, in all their present diversity and in their various "re-conceptualizations," contribute to the study of the early Second Temple period? The essays in this volume address this question through the prism of, for instance, the location of Jerusalem, diasporic communities, Torah, roles of temples and royal courts, Jerusalem/Gerizim, the Zion tradition, the universal kingdom of YHWH, the literary history of some texts, socio-linguistic choices, and gender.

Contributors: Erik Aurelius, Bob Becking, Ehud Ben Zvi, K�re Berge, Diana Edelman, Beate Ego, Ann-Cathrin Fiss, Friedhelm Hartenstein, Sylvie Honigman, Louis C. Jonker, Peter Juh�s, Magnar Kartveit, Gary N. Knoppers, Francis Landy, Christoph Levin, Kathrin Liess, Reinhard M�ller, Urmas N mmik, Juha Pakkala, Laurie E. Pearce, Hermann-Josef Stipp
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