By Daniel Smith-Christopher

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The Christian church keeps to hunt moral and religious versions from the interval of Israel's monarchy and has kept away from the gravity of the Babylonian exile. by contrast culture, the writer argues that the interval of concentration for the canonical development of biblical inspiration is strictly the exile. right here the voices of dissent arose and articulated phrases of fact within the context of failed strength.

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17 Nevertheless, Oded observes, slave status is recognized in the Murashû documents. 18 While each of these, in turn, attempts to present a balanced picture, the presumed "lack of evidence" seems inevitably to push the scholars toward a benign assessment of the human and social impact of the exile. A more severe impact, they seem to presume, would have left more evidence. We will see that there is considerable evidence to consider in any case—but it begs the question of what does, in fact, constitute acceptable evidence.

Philadelphia: Westminster, 1981) 345, 347, respectively. 14. Studies include Raymond S. Foster, The Restoration of Israel: The Return from the Exile (London: Darton, Longman and Todd, 1970); Ralph W. Klein, Israel in Exile: A Theological Interpretation, OBT (Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1979); P. R. Ackroyd, Exile and Restoration, OTL (Philadelphia: Westminster, 1968). , Exile; and Lester L. , Leading Captivity Captive: The Exile As History and Ideology, JSOTSup 278 (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic, 1998).

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