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The interval of Israel’s Babylonian exile is among the so much captivating eras of biblical historical past. in this time Israel went via its inner most problem and the root used to be laid for its so much profound renewal. The situation provoked the construction of a wealth of literary works reminiscent of laments, prophetic books, and ancient works, all of which Albertz analyzes intimately throughout the tools of social historical past, composition feedback, and redaction feedback. furthermore, Albertz attracts on extrabiblical and archaeological proof to light up the historic and social alterations that affected a number of the exilic teams. Thirty-five years after Peter Ackroyd’s vintage Exile and recovery, Albertz bargains a brand new iteration of biblical students and scholars an both vital appraisal of modern scholarship in this interval in addition to his personal leading edge and insightful proposals in regards to the social and literary advancements that happened and the theological contribution that was once made. comprises chronological desk, map of the traditional close to East, and passage index.

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