By Bob E J H Becking

Of their fresh publication The Silent God, Marjo Korpel and Johannes de Moor offered a provocative view at the suggestion of divine silence in old Israel. of their view, divine silence will be defined as a solution to quite a few conditions. also, they choose the view that divine silence should be spoke back through applicable human behavior. The essays during this quantity applaud and problem their perspectives from diverse views: exegetical, historic close to japanese, semantic, philosophical and so on. a few authors trace on the view that divine silence can be construed as a sign of divine absence. Korpel and De Moor supply a discovered reaction to their critics.

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7 In these texts, an individual speaker addresses the individual as evidence for family religion and, in this connection, relating them to personal names. See Albertz, Persönliche Frömmigkeit; Albertz, Schmitt, Family and Household Religion. Albertz has also considered Proverbs and other biblical wisdom literature as evidence for family religion in favorable circumstances (R. Albertz, ‘Family Religion in Ancient Israel and Its Surroundings’, in: J. M. Olyan [eds], Household and Family Religion in Antiquity, [Oxford 2008], 89–112).

Deutsch and M. Heltzer, New Epigraphic Evidence from the Biblical Period, Tel Aviv 1995; R. Deutsch, Biblical Period Hebrew Bullae: The Josef Chaim Kaufman Collection, Tel Aviv 2003; ‘A Hoard of Fifty Hebrew Clay Bullae from the Time of Hezekiah’, in: R. ), Shlomo: Studies in Epigraphy, Iconography, History and Archaeology in Honor of Shlomo Moussaieff, (Tel Aviv 2003), 45–98. Many of the names from other language groups are drawn from N. Avigad and B. Sass, Corpus of West Semitic Stamp Seals, Jerusalem 1997 (WSS).

Notes on the Assumed Anthropomorphic Cult Statues in the Temples of YHWH in the Pre-Exilic Period’, Ugarit Forschungen 31 (1999), 401–404; C. Uehlinger, ‘Bildquellen und ‘Geschichte Israels’: Grundsätzliche Überlegungen und Fallbeispiele’, in: C. ), Steine—Bilder—Texte: Historische Evidenz ausserbiblischer und biblischer Quellen (Arbeiten zur Bibel und ihre Geschichte 5), Leipzig 2001, 60. 64 S. Schroer, In Israel gab es Bilder: Nachrichten von darstellender Kunst im Alten Testament (OBO 74), Freiburg, Göttingen 1987.

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