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Prophecy and Propaganda: Images of Enemies in the Book of Isaiah
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Theology, Department of Theology. Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Theology, Department of Theology, Old and New Testament Exegesis, Old Testament Exegesis.
2009 (English)Book (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

The textual analysis focuses on the characterization of the enemy, the rhetorical strategy adopted, the text's function in the historical context(s), and the ideology of the author(s) and/or editor(s). Enemy images of hostile empires (Assyria, Babylon, and Egypt) are studied, as well as portraits of neighbor nations. Ideological language, such as the Zion-centered perspective and the legendary version of the events in 701 BCE, is paradigmatic in Isaiah, raising the question to what extent the prophecies therein can be understood as instances of contextually determined (and continually reworked and reinterpreted) religious and political propaganda.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns , 2009. , 219 p.
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Coniectanea Biblica Old Testament Series, ISSN 0069-8954 ; 56
Keyword [en]
prophecy, Isaiah, enemy, enemy image, propaganda, ideology
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Religious Studies
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-109031ISBN: 978-1-57506-806-0 (print)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-109031DiVA: diva2:245924
Available from: 2009-10-08 Created: 2009-10-08 Last updated: 2009-11-06Bibliographically approved

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