Zemah and Zerubbabel Hardback

Messianic Expectations in the Early Postexilic Period

by Wolter H. Rose;

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Zemah and Zerubbabel

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It has often been argued that Zerubbabel, the Jewish governor of Yehud at the time of the rebuilding of the temple (late 6th century BCE), was viewed by the prophets Haggai and Zechariah as the new king in the line of David. In this new study, Rose offers a contrary proposal for the interpretation of the oracles in Haggai 2 and Zechariah 3 and 6. He traces their background in the pre-exilic prophets, pays special attention to often neglected details of semantics and metaphor, and concludes that neither Haggai nor Zechariah designated Zerubbabel as the new king in Jerusalem. Instead, the oracles in Zechariah 3 and 6 should be seen as fully messianic.

Zemah and Zerubbabel by Wolter H. Rose was published by Continuum in April 2000. The ISBN for Zemah and Zerubbabel is 9781841270746.

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Details for Zemah and Zerubbabel

Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherContinuum (April 2000)
Number of Pages290
Thickness17 mm
Height234 mm
Width156 mm
Product Code1180927
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