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To Understand the Scriptures
Essays in Honor of William H. Shea
Edited by David Merling
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A tribute to the academic and professional career of William H. Shea, this festschrift incorporates articles from 25 of his colleagues, friends, and former students. Topical sections range from the Hebrew Scriptures and the Book of Daniel to the Greek Scriptures, archaeology, and biblical-theological studies.

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Contents

    Introduction

    A Selected Bibliography of William H. Shea

    SECTION 1: HEBREW SCRIPTURES

    “Genesis 2—A Special ‘Creation’? An Introductory Study of an Old Problem”
    by Gudmundur Olafsson

    “The Book of Joshua: Its Structure and Meaning”
    by David Merling

    “Polysemy of Rûah in 1 Kings 22:19-25”
    by Larry G. Herr

    “‘Sun’ and ‘Moon’ in Psalm 121:6”
    by Gerald A. Klingbeil

    “The Psalm of the ‘Blessed Hope’: Comments on Psalm 126”
    by Merling Alomía

    “Literary Architecture and Meaning in the Book of Jonah”
    by David A. Dorsey

    “The Chiastic Literary Structure of the Book of Ezekiel”
    by Richard M. Davidson

    “The Usage and Meaning of the Hebrew Word ד י מ ת in the Old Testament”
    by Samuel Núñez

    “Jewelry in the Old Testament: A Description of Its Functions”
    by Angel Manuel Rodríguez

    SECTION 2: THE BOOK OF DANIEL

    “Greece and Babylon Revisited”
    by Edwin M. Yamauchi

    “Genre Awareness and Interpretation of the Book of Daniel”
    by Roy Gane

    “Apparent Indicators of Textual Discontinuity in the Book of Daniel”
    by Donn W. Leatherman

    “Free Will and Conditionality in Daniel”
    by Dalton D. Baldwin

    “Why Was Darius the Mede Expunged from History?”
    by S. Douglas Waterhouse

    “Why the Danielic Little Horn Is not Antiochus IV Epiphanes”
    by Norman R. Gulley

    “The Presence of the Three and a Fraction: A Literary Figure in the Book of Daniel”
    by Zdravko Stefanovic

    “The Abomination of Desolation in Daniel 9:27 and Related Texts: Theology of Retributive Judgment”
    by Paul J. Ray, Jr.

    “Those Who Are Wise: The Maskilim in Daniel and the New Testament”
    by Steven Thompson

    SECTION 3: GREEK SCRIPTURES

    “Jesus and Sepphoris: Missing Link or Negative Evidence?”
    by Robert K. McIver

    “Reconciliation in Philo, Josephus, and Paul”
    by Norman H. Young

    SECTION 4: ARCHAEOLOGY

    “The Role of Shechem in the Conquest of Canaan”
    by Bryant G. Wood

    “Some Notes on the Identity of Tell Jawa (South), Jordan: Mephaath or Abel Keramim?”
    by Randall W. Younker

    SECTION 5: BIBLICAL-THEOLOGICAL STUDIES

    “The Ten Commandments and Ethical Dilemmas”
    by Robert M. Johnston

    “Does Levirate Law Promote Polygamy?”
    by Ron du Preez

    “The Biblical Meanings of Heaven”
    by Daegeuk Nam

    General Index

    Scripture Index


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1997 | 360 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-9642060-2-1
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