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Covenant in the Persian period : from Genesis to Chronicles

@inproceedings{Bautch2015CovenantIT,
  title={Covenant in the Persian period : from Genesis to Chronicles},
  author={Richard J. Bautch and Gary N. Knoppers},
  year={2015}
}
EISENBRAUNS The 22 essays in this new and comprehensive study explore how notions of covenant, especially the Sinaitic covenant, flourished during the Neo-Babylonian, Persian, and early Hellenistic periods. Following the upheaval of the Davidic monarchy, the temple's destruction, the disenfranchisement of the Jerusalem priesthood, the deportation of Judeans to other lands, the struggles of Judeans who remained in the land, and the limited returns of some Judean groups from exile, the covenant… Expand
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