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Covenant Renewal at Gilgal A Study of 1 Samuel 11:14-12:25

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ISBN-10: 1556359462

ISBN-13: 9781556359460

Edition: N/A

Authors: J. Robert Vannoy

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List price: $34.00
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 5/23/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 290
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Translation with Exegesis of I Samuel 11:14-12:25 with Particular Emphasis on Juridical and Covenant Terminology and Concepts
Translation and Exegesis of I Samuel 12:1-25
Translation and Exegesis of I Samuel 11:14-15
Literary Critical and Genre-Historical Analysis of I Samuel 11:14-12:25
I Samuel 11:14-12:25 As a Composite Unit
A Survey of the Literary Criticism of I Samuel 11:14-12:25
I Samuel 12:1-25
I Samuel 12 as an original unity
I Samuel 12 as a reliable historical record
Representatives of "conservative biblical scholarship"
E. Robertson
I Samuel 12 as the composition of a "deuteronomistic historian"
J. Wellhausen
H. P. Smith
M. Noth (H. J. Boecker)
R. H. Pfeiffer
I Samuel 12 as an independent tradition unit
H. Gressman
A. Weiser
I Samuel 12 as an original unit modified by redactional reworking
K. Budde
S. R. Driver
O. Eissfeldt
G. B. Caird
M. Buber
G. Wallis
B. C. Birch
N. Gottwald
H. J. Stoebe
I Samuel 12 as a composite of disparate material
I. Hylander
H. Seebass
Provisional conclusion
I Samuel 11:14-15
I Samuel 11:14 as a redactional introduction to I Samuel 11:14
Entirety of I Samuel 11:12-14 as redactional
J. Wellhausen
H. P. Smith
H. Gressman
H. Wildberger
G. Wallis
The phrase "renew the kingdom" (v. 14) as redactional
S. R. Driver
R. Press
K. Mohlenbrink
M. Noth
A. Weiser
H. W. Hertzberg
I Samuel 11:12-14 (15) as a part of an originally separate tradition
Th. C. Vriezen
H. Seebass
N. Gottwald
H. J. Stoebe
E. Robertson
Provisional conclusion
The Structure of I Samuel 11:14-12:25
The Relationship of I Samuel 11:14-15 to I Samuel 12:1-25
Structural Elements of I Samuel 12:1-25
The Covenant Form in the Old Testament and I Samuel 11:14-12:25
The Covenant Form in the Old Testament
The Covenant-Treaty Analogy
Characteristic Features of the Old Testament Covenant Form
Extent and Variety of Utilization of the Old Testament Covenant Form
Sitz im Leben of the Old Testament Covenant Form; Historical Implications of Its Presence
The nature of the covenant form and its origin-cultic or historical?
The evolution of the treaty form and its implications for the date of the book of Deuteronomy
The vassal treaties of Esarhaddon compared with the Hittite suzerainty treaties
Absence of a historical prologue
Absence of a Grundsatzerklarung
Absence of blessings
Conclusion
The Aramaic treaties from Sefire compared with the vassal treaties of Esarhaddon and with the Hittite suzerainty treaties
Similarities of the Sefire treaties to the Assyrian treaties
Similarities of the Sefire treaties to the Hittite treaties
Conclusion
Implications of the treaty-covenant analogy for the date of Deuteronomy
The Covenant Form in I Samuel 11:14-12:25
Characteristic Features of the Covenant Form in I Samuel 11:14-12:25
Appeal to antecedent history (I Sam. 12:6-12)
The challenge to the basic covenantal obligation of undivided allegiance to Yahweh introduced by the transitional "and now" (I Sam. 12:13a, 14a, 15a, 20-21, 24)
Blessing and curse sanctions (I Sam. 12:14b, 15b, 25)
Theophanic sign (I Sam. 12:16-18a)
Implications of the Covenant Form in I Samuel 11:14-12:25 for its Interpretation and Unity
Implications for its Interpretation
Elucidation of the covenantal character and purposes of the Gilgal assembly
Elucidation of the covenantal background for various statements and terms occurring in I Samuel 11:14-12:25
"Renew the kingdom" (I Sam. 11:14)
Israel's wickedness in asking for a king (I Sam. 12:17, 20)
"Peace offerings" (I Sam. 11:15); "righteous acts of Yahweh" (I Sam. 12:7); "good and right way" (I Sam. 12:23)
Implications of the covenant form of I Samuel 11:14-12:25 for its unity
Clarification of the relationship between I Sam. 11:14-15 and I Sam. 12:1-15
The covenant form and the structural integrity of I Samuel 12
Implications of the covenant form for viewing I Samuel 12 as an original unity modified by redactional reworking
Implications of the covenant form for viewing I Samuel 12 as a composite of disparate material
Implications of the covenant form for viewing I Samuel 12 as an independent tradition unit
Implications of the covenant form for viewing I Samuel 12 as the composition of a "deuteronomistic historian"
Appendix
The Literary Criticism of I Samuel 8-12 in the Light of the Covenantal Character of I Samuel 11:14-12:25
A Survey of the History of Criticism of I Samuel 8-12
The Documentary-Source Approach
J. Wellhausen
K. Budde
H. P. Smith
S. R. Driver
O. Eissfeldt
The Fragmentary Approach
H. Gressmann
M. Noth
H. J. Boecker
The Tradition-History Approach
W. Caspari
Th. C. Vriezen
A. Weiser
B. C. Birch
H. J. Stoebe
D. J. McCarthy
The Approach of "Conservative Biblical Scholarship"
An Assessment of the Criticism of I Samuel 8-12 in the Light of the Covenantal Character of I Samuel 11:14-12:25
The Ambivalent Attitude Toward Kingship in the Narratives of I Samuel 8-12 in the Light of the Covenantal Character of I Samuel 11:14-12:25
The Narrative Sequence of I Samuel 8-12 in the Light of the Covenantal Character of I Samuel 11:14-12:25
"Deuteronomic Influence" in the Narratives of I Samuel 8-12 in the Light of the Covenantal Character of I Samuel 11:14-12:25
Concluding Remarks
Bibliographical Abbreviations
Bibliography
Summary
Translations