By Michele Le Doeuff, Colin Gordon

The Philosophical Imaginary teaches us tips on how to learn philosophy afresh. targeting crucial, yet usually undiscussed, photos, Le Doeuff’s sufferer, perspicacious, and consistently magnificent readings express us how you can discover the political subconscious at paintings in nice philosophy. Le Doeuff’s contribution to philosophy and feminism is unrivaled. This ebook is a vintage.

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A New Heart and a New Soul: Ezekiel, the Exile and Torah (JSOTSup 358; London: Sheffield Academic, 2002), 3–4. 93. ” Ezekiel 20–48 (WBC 29; Dallas: Word, 1990), 194. 94. ” Zimmerli, Ezekiel 2, 276 (emphasis added). 36 Glory and Power, Ritual and Relationship God giving to the house of Israel a new heart that is natural (‫)לב בשר‬, not stony (Ezek 36:26). In Ezek 36:26 the natural heart is explicitly referred to as a new heart (‫)לב חדש‬, and the ‫ לב חדש‬is the connection back to the new covenant of Jeremiah.

Secondly, the oracle featuring this reference to the covenant of peace, Ezek 37:23–28, allows Ezekiel, in the manner of Deutero-Isaiah, to interrelate various aspects of covenant which, according to the standard typology, would be relegated to either the conditional or unconditional model of covenant. ”89 Although these particular references to idolatry (‫ )גלולים שקוצים‬are commonplace in Ezekiel, their origin lies elsewhere. The prophet has adopted them from their Deuteronomistic context and thus alluded not only to the Deuteronomistic History but as well to the Sinai covenant that the Deuteronomistic Historian (Dtr) takes as the basis Reading of the Psalms (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1995), 179–86 (186).

The place of treaty formulae in the analysis of covenantal texts has become much more limited and refined. The ancient treaties are valuable in our study inasmuch as they contain elements of covenantal traditions that may be identified piecemeal in a biblical text. Such elements include stipulations, oaths and other acts of covenant making, and unions that result when covenants are forged. These elements are frequently expressed in the language of relationship, specifically kinship. Chapter 4 of this book examines covenant from the perspective of kinship, with kinship indicating both family and familial relations.

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