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By Bob Becking

The post-exilic of Persian interval confirmed a transition within the faith in historic Israel from Yahwism(s) to Judaism(s). The occasions of exile and go back made it very unlikely to fully fall again at the conventional spiritual identification. The essays during this quantity attempt to reconstruct the trail taken in that transition. The characters of Ezra and Nehemiah are typically visible as enjoying a formative function during this method. by means of examining texts from the biblical books supposedly written through Ezra and Nehemiah in a religio-historical context, new mild falls at the means of switch.

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