By James Nogalski
In thse interdependent volumes, James Nogalski proposes a huge and complicated application for learning the ebook of the Twelve. within the procedure, this revision of his 1991 Th.D. dissertation on the collage of Zurich (directed by means of extraordinary Hannes Steck) issues in stimulating instructions for investigating the expansion of the prophetic canon and inner-biblical exegesis, intertextuality, or Schriftprophetie.
In impression, Nogalski is making an attempt to place the learn of the Twelve at the similar methodological aircraft because the examine of the other prophetic "scroll." instead of assuming that this assortment arose because of later writings being “tacked on” to past ones, Nogalski asks basically a similar questions of the e-book of the Twelve which have been raised lately in regards to the publication of Isaiah: what's the nature, starting place, and function of “the harmony” of this “book”? because the identify to the second one quantity exhibits, Nogalski's concentration is on uncovering the method of redactional task during which the Twelve turned one.
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Several tensions within these verses deserve attention. First, the thematic elements may all be classified as positive elements when seen from the perspective of Judah and Jerusalem, but they involve alternating positive and negative actions on the part of YHWH. Positively, YHWH will bring abundance to Judah and Jerusalem enabling bounteous habitation of the region with YHWH dwelling in Zion (4:18,20,21b). Negatively, YHWH will bring destruction to two particular enemies, Egypt and Edom (4:19), and YHWH will mount a campaign of revenge (4:21a).
44. Even Rudolph, ΚΑΤ 13/2, 24,82, who believes the passage is genuine has difficulty explaining its place in the context. H e suggests it originally appeared after Joel 4:21. 80 In actuality, both sides of this argument make solid observations, which are not as mutually exclusive as their proponents typically presume. When viewed against the chiastic structure of 4:1-21, both the independent background and the inherent logic can be taken into account, by the application of Bergler's model of an author who was not averse to incorporating independent blocks to shape larger literary units.
For discussion of the date of the passage, see below, page 50. 78 There is no reason, contra Bit's suggestion, Das Buch Joel, 90, to read •'JITI "33 as "sons of mire" rather than a reference to the Greeks. , 44. Even Rudolph, ΚΑΤ 13/2, 24,82, who believes the passage is genuine has difficulty explaining its place in the context. H e suggests it originally appeared after Joel 4:21. 80 In actuality, both sides of this argument make solid observations, which are not as mutually exclusive as their proponents typically presume.