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David and the Deuteronomist

2 Samuel

by Robert Polzin

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. O.T. Samuel, 2nd -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-233) and indexes.

    StatementRobert Polzin.
    SeriesIndiana studies in biblical literature, A literary study of the Deuteronomic history ;, pt. 3
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS1325.2 .P649 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 245 p. ;
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1412988M
    ISBN 100253345537
    LC Control Number93022056

    I also suggested that the second half of 2 Kings (recounting Josiah's reign as king) was a good place to start reading the Old Testament. To complement 2 Kings (the last book in the Deuteronomistic History or "DH"), I'll next read Deuteronomy (the first book in DH) and Jeremiah (which shows marked stylistic similarities to DH). Over the past seventy years, scholars have proposed numerous theories to improve on and, in some cases, sideline Martin Noth’s theory found in The Deuteronomistic History. One of the central tenets of Noth’s theory is the unity and antiquity of the Samuel, Saul, and David traditions, which make up the book of Samuel.

    Deuteronomist theology teaches that all the bad things that happened to the Israelites were God’s punishment for the grave sins of the leaders and the people. Some characteristics of the Deuteronomistic source are these: The book of Deuteronomy is a retelling of the stories of Exodus through Numbers (Deuteronomy means “second law”). Robert Polzin is the author of Samuel and the Deuteronomist ( avg rating, 12 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), David and the Deuteronomist ( a /5(12).

    By examining the narrative techniques used in the Deuteronomistic History to portray Israel’s kings, Joseph shows that the Deuteronomist in the days of the Josianic Reform constructed David as a model of adherence to the covenant, and Jeroboam, conversely, as the ideal opposite of David. cations dealing with King David’s heroes and their exploits as rec-orded and recounted in the book of Samuel and repeated—with considerable changes—in the book of Chronicles.2 In Samuel, most of the information is included in the last part of the book (2 Sam 21–24), defined by previous scholars as an “Appendix.”3 To-.


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David and the Deuteronomist: A Literary Study of the Deuteronomic History Part Three: 2 Samuel (Biblical Literature) (Pt. 3) Hardcover – Novem byCited by: 3. By Robert Polzin David and the Deuteronomist: A Literary Study of the Deuteronomic History Part Three: 2 Samuel (Indi [Hardcover] Hardcover – Novem out of 5 stars 1 rating.

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This reading of 2 Samuel continues the analysis of the books of Samuel begun in Samuel and the Deuteronomist. The figure of David drawn in 2 Samuel both dominates the story and provides a major. The figure of David is the focus of Polzin's provocative new reading of 2 Samuel.

Polzin makes a strong case for a complex yet coherent picture of the monarchy within Israelite /5(5). Buy David and the Deuteronomist: A Literary Study of the Deuteronomic History Part Three: 2 Samuel: 2 Samuel Pt.

3 (Indiana Studies in Biblical Literature) by Robert Polzin (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible David and the Deuteronomist book. Biblical literature - Biblical literature - The Deuteronomic “theology of history”: The Deuteronomic “theology of history” shows through very clearly in Judges: unless the people of the Covenant remain faithful and obedient to Yahweh, they will suffer the due consequences of disobedience, whether it be an overtly willful act or an unthinking negligence in keeping the Covenant promise.

Dtr employs David as a royal prototype. In my book, Portrait of the Kings, I deem this the “Davidic Prototype Strategy” (Joseph ). Dtr constructs a typology in which all kings are cast in a specific model. Each king is evaluated according to the prototype to assess his fidelity to the deuteronomistic covenant and his loyalty to Yahweh.

Deuteronomist, (D), one of the supposed sources of a portion of the Hebrew canon known as the Pentateuch, in particular, the source of the book of Deuteronomy, as well as of Joshua, Judges, Samuel, and Kings. (The other sources are the Yahwist [J], the Elohist [E], and the Priestly code [P].) D uses a distinctive vocabulary and style of exhortation to call for Israel’s conformity with Yahweh’s.

The books of Judges, Joshua, 1st and 2nd Samuel, and 1st and 2nd King have been classified under the term Deuteronomistic history. The history recorded in these books is of Israel and their covenant with God. These books form a section in the bible known as the Former Prophets. David and the Deuteronomist: 2 Samuel.

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The figure of David is the focus of Polzin's provocative new reading of 2 Samuel. Polzin makes a strong case for a complex yet coherent picture of the monarchy within Israelite theology as he demonstrates the literary artfulness and ideological sophistication of the Deuteronomic History.

Noth’s book, The Deuteronomistic History, was first published in German in In it, Noth argued that the books of Deuteronomy, Joshua, Judges, Samuel and Kings, excluding Ruth, were completed as a unified work by a scribe or group of scribes. Noth called this scribe or scribes, “the Deuteronomist.”.

Answer: Deuteronomistic History is the name given to the group of books known as the “Former Prophets” in the Hebrew Bible (Joshua, Judges, 1 Samuel, 2 Samuel, 1 Kings, and 2 Kings) as well as the book of Deuteronomy.

Proponents see the Deuteronomistic History as originally a single work composed during the exilic period. The law book is easily recognizable as Deuteronomy, and so King Josiah’s purge is usually known as the Deuteronomic reform of the temple.

As I explained above, many scholars believe that this Book of the Law should be identified as the Book of Deuteronomy, and that it was either heavily revised or even written at the time of King Josiah. The books Joshua— Kings could be said to reflect a fulfillment aspect of Deuteronomy.

Israel's future in the land of Canaan is so accurately described in Deuteronomy (and subsequently unfolded in Joshua— Kings) that critical scholars have come to the conclusion that Deuteronomy is not prophetic (written beforehand) but rather that all the. "[Polzin's] book will profoundly affect biblical scholarship for at least a generation." --Frank Kermode "[A] suggestive and rich book, written in a clear and witty style." --Marc Z.

Brettler, The Journal of Religion "Literary commentary at its best." --Adele Berlin/5(12). After Moses' death, the embedded "book of the law" awaits hermeneutical engagement by characters populating the Primary Narrative (Genesis-Kings). This paper analyzes narratologically Solomon's temple prayer of dedication in 1 Kings 8, which obviously confirms Solomon's conformity to.

Introduction. The Deuteronomistic History (DH) is a modern theoretical construct holding that behind the present forms of the books of Deuteronomy and Joshua, Judges, Samuel, and Kings (the Former Prophets in the Hebrew canon) there was a single literary work.

Noll shows how, beginning with Noth, large and then even larger parts of each of the books have been denied to the Deuteronomist.

This means defenders of the Deuteronomistic History must find a new, much later setting, redefine a Deuteronomistic agenda, and describe anew how to identify Deuteronomistic elements. Just as Deuteronomy 32 is a “Bible,” or phrase book, for the Old Testament prophets, Deuteronomy 28 may be seen as the “Bible” for the authors of the historical books.2 (ii) The Law of the King and the Prophet The continuity between Deuteronomy and the historical books is .that Noth did not take sufficient cognizance of the promise to David in 2 Samuel 7 of an enduring dynasty.

According to Cross's hypothesis the examine dtr red action in the books of Judges, Samuel, and 1 Kings In order to do this the Deuteronomist (DTR) constructed a story of Israel's.prophet Nathan turns to direct censure of David following the par-able his focus is upon this iniquity and not the initial rape of Bath-4 J.

P. Fokkelman, Narrative Art and Poetry in the Books of Samuel (4 vols.; Assen: Van Gorcum, ), ; Polzin, David and the Deuteronomist,