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War in the Hebrew Bible

a study in the ethics of violence

by Susan Niditch

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. O.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc,
  • War -- Biblical teaching

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-172) and indexes.

    StatementSusan Niditch.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS1199.W2 N53 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 180 p. ;
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1704553M
    ISBN 100195076389
    LC Control Number92005787

    BOOK OF THE WARS OF THE LORD (Heb. יהוה סֵפֶר מִלְחֲמֹת, Sefer Milḥamot YHWH), book, mentioned only once in the Bible (Num. ), which apparently contained an anthology of poems describing the victories of the Lord over the enemies of only extant piece contains a fragmented geographical note which is very obscure. According to a tradition preserved in the.   Texts about war pervade the Hebrew Bible, raising challenging questions in religious and political ethics. Among the most disquieting war passages are those in which God demands the total annihilation of the enemy without regard to gender, age, or military status/5(30).

      Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II City New York [u.a.] DonorPages:   The Book of Revelation is the final book of the Bible, an example of apocalyptic literature that predicts a final celestial war through prophecy. Authorship is ascribed to John, but little else is.

    [no Hebrew] 1 & 2 Corinthians [no Hebrew] Galatians [no Hebrew] Ephesians [no Hebrew] Philippians [no Hebrew] Colossians [no Hebrew] 1 &2 Thessalonian [no Hebrew] 1 & 2 Timothy [no Hebrew] Titus [no Hebrew] Philemon [no Hebrew] Hebrews: Mashiakim Yehudim: Messianic Jews: James: Ya'akov: Heel of Yah: 1 & 2 Peter: Kefa - Aleph v'Bet: Stone - One. This statement in Leviticus conveys the core theme of the book of Leviticus (especially the Holiness Code) and the basic logic of the mandate for holiness in the Hebrew Bible. Because Yahweh is holy, the people of Israel are required to be holy as well in order to remain in relationship with Yahweh.


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War in the Hebrew Bible by Susan Niditch Download PDF EPUB FB2

The war passages that readers find most disquieting are those in which God demands the total annihilation of the enemy without regard to gender, age, or military status. The ideology of the "ban," however, is only one among a range of attitudes towards war preserved Texts about war pervade the Hebrew Bible, raising challenging questions in /5.

Texts about war pervade the Hebrew Bible, raising challenging questions in religious and political ethics. The war passages that readers find most disquieting are those in which God demands the total annihilation of the enemy without regard to gender, age, or military by: In War in the Hebrew Bible, Susan Niditch provides an overview of the diversity of ideologies and practices of war in the Hebrew Bible.

Specifically, she goes over seven types of Israelite warfare: the herem (placing under the ban, devoting to total destruction) as God's portion, in which total annihilation of the enemy is practiced as a /5(11).

Texts about war pervade the Hebrew Bible, raising challenging questions in religious and political ethics. The war passages that readers find most disquieting are those in which God demands the total annihilation of the enemy without regard to gender, age, or military status.

The ideology of the "ban," however, is only one among a range of attitudes towards war preserved in the ancient Reviews: 1. Texts about war pervade the Hebrew Bible, raising challenging questions in religious and political ethics.

The war passages that readers find most disquieting are those in which God demands the total annihilation of the enemy without regard to gender, age, or military status/5(4). Book of the Wars of Yahweh, lost document referred to and quoted in the Old Testament (Num.

ff.). The book is probably a collection of early Israelite war songs including hymns of victory, curses, mocking songs, and other literary genres recounting the victories of Yahweh, the God of Israel, over his enemies; it indicates that biblical books rely on both written and oral tradition.

That search may be made in the book of the records of thy fathers: so shalt thou find in the book of the records, and know that this city is a rebellious city, and hurtful unto kings and provinces, and that they have moved sedition within the same of old time: for which cause was this city destroyed.

In their simplest form, the twenty-four books of the Jewish Bible – the Tanach – present a history of the first years from creation until the building of the second Temple in Jerusalem. The books also relate the history of the Jewish nation from its earliest stage, through the giving of the Law at Mount Sinai, and until the end of the first commonwealth.

Within the *War in the Hebrew Bible: A Study in the Ethics of Violence*, Susan Niditch, a scholar in Hebrew Biblical Studies, turns her attention to analysing the ethics of war which appear to be on display within the Hebrew Bible (the Christian Old Testament).

What I have loved most from Niditch’s study is the way in which she highlights the multi-vocal dialogue of the Hebrew Canon. Hebrew Bible, also called Hebrew Scriptures, Old Testament, or Tanakh, collection of writings that was first compiled and preserved as the sacred books of the Jewish people.

It constitutes a large portion of the Christian Bible. A brief treatment of the Hebrew Bible follows. For full treatment, see biblical literature. In its general framework, the Hebrew Bible is the account of God’s.

war-related issues, some views overlapping, some contrasting. A study of Israel’s views of war is a gauge of Israel’s worldviews in their variety at any one period and through the course of Israelite history. As we explore the war texts of the Hebrew Bible, I urge my students to imag.

In the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Terms. Hamas, meaning 'violence, wrongdoing', is the Hebrew Bible's primary term for violence and is first used in Genesis "the earth was corrupt in God's sight, and the earth was filled with violence.": 5 It occurs sixty times in the Hebrew Bible, is almost always used to identify physical violence (Genesis ; Judges ), and is used to.

The battle of Armageddon refers to the final war between human governments and God. These governments and their supporters oppose God even now by refusing to submit to his rulership. (Psalm ) The battle of Armageddon will bring human rulership to an end.

— Daniel 2: The word “Armageddon” occurs only once in the Bible, at. Texts about war pervade the Hebrew Bible, raising challenging questions in religious and political ethics. The war passages that readers find most disquieting are those in which God demands the total annihilation of the enemy without regard to gender, age, or military : Nidditch here deals with a wide spectrum of war ideologies in the Hebrew Bible, seeking to discover why and how these views might have made sense to biblical writers.

She challenges the stereotype of the violent `Old' Testament. In the Hebrew Bible the book of Joshua initiates a division called the Former Prophets, including also Judges, Samuel and Kings. These are all historical in content but are written from a prophetic standpoint.

Never Too Far - Abbi Gline. $ $ - Sold Out. Book in Hebrew, Pages. By the author Abbi Gline קרוב רחוק, אבי גליינס View full product details →. brew Bible mentions the subject of war, and some deal with it in great detail. 1 Furthermore, there is no unanimity among biblical authors regarding war.

Vie ws vary from book to book and, at times, from page to page. Indeed, in the Hebrew Bible war is assumed from the outset as a necessary part of the world in which the ancients found themselves. The Hebrew Bible is a complex and diverse collection of ancient books, written almost entirely in the Hebrew language, though a few scattered passages appear in the closely related Aramaic.

Related Articles. Most ancient Hebrew document since the Dead Sea Scrolls deciphered – it's LeviticusAuthor: Mike Rogoff. Daniel is almost certainly the Bible’s latest book, composed during a time when Hebrew, no longer the spoken language, had gone into decline.

Author: Avi Steinberg. Bible Society were also extensively used in preparation of this book. It was prepared in strict accordance with the following basic principles: 1. No variations, however strongly supported by the Hebrew manuscripts and printed editions have been introduced into the text but were releg› ated to the margins and footnotes.

2.The Hebrew Bible In English – JPS ()in PDF. This is a personal favourite and hope it will be of much benefit to you! This English translation of the Hebrew Old Testament is used around the world and is extremely popular.

The Official Title is The Holy Scriptures According to the Masoretic Text.In the Old Testament there is so much war and violence sanctioned by Yahweh. Is this the same loving God portrayed in the New Testament?

Let’s take this seriously by quoting a few verses that seem repugnant to us. For example, Deuteronomy 20 contains Yahweh’s instructions about war. If a city does not accept Israel’s offer of peace and.