David and Zion: Biblical Studies in Honor of J.J.M. Roberts

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Bernard Frank Batto, Kathryn L. Roberts
Eisenbrauns, 2004 - Bible - 444 pages
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J. J. M. Roberts was graduated from the Johns Hopkins University and 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's core interests, organized under three main themes: (1) David and Zion, (2) The Divine King and the Human King, and (3) Historical and Lexical Studies.
  

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Contents

The History of Davids Rise to Power and the NeoBabylonian Succession Apologies
3
Razaising Zion in Lamentations 2
21
Sinai and Zion in Psalm 93
69
Zion in the Book of Micah
77
Why We Pray
97
Abrahams Disobedience in Genesis 1214a
111
Theological Ideas in 2 Samuel 57
125
The Divine King and the Human King
141
Taking Another Look at the Image of God in Psalm 23
267
Historical and Lexical Studies
285
17c Solved at Long Last?
287
Isaiah 608 in Light of Ancient Mesopotamian Lament Traditions
307
The Pride of Jacob
319
Bashan Symbology Haplography and Theology in Psalm 68
351
A Survey of Research from Frazer to the Present Day
373
Joseph Addison Alexander 18091860 and J J M Roberts 1939
387

The Image of God in the Priestly Creation Account
143
Psalms 910 in the Context of the Psalter
187
A Study of Judges 69 and 1721
199
The Rule of God in the Book of Daniel
219
Isaiah 5515 Psalm 89 and Second Stage Traditio in the Royal Psalms
247
Reflections on Davids Genealogy in Biblical Tradition
405
Indexes
417
Index of Scripture Old Testament Hebrew Bible
424
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