Jerusalem in the book of Ezekiel : the city as Yahweh's wife (Book, 1992) [Seattle Pacific University Library]
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Jerusalem in the book of Ezekiel : the city as Yahweh's wife

Jerusalem in the book of Ezekiel : the city as Yahweh's wife

Author: Julie Galambush
Publisher: Atlanta, Ga. : Scholars Press, ©1992.
Dissertation: doctoral Emory University 1991
Series: Dissertation series (Society of Biblical Literature), no. 130.
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Genre/Form: Academic theses
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Thesis/dissertation, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Julie Galambush
ISBN: 1555407552 9781555407551 1555407560 9781555407568
OCLC Number: 26256645
Description: xiii, 181 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
I. Goals of the study --
II. Defining the metaphor of the city as wife --
A. The metaphor of the city as wife: developing a working definition --
1). Models of metaphors --
2). Narrative metaphor in Ezekiel 16 and 23 --
B. Previous work on metaphor in Ezekiel --
III. Backgrounds: The metaphor of the city as wife in the ancient Near East. 2. The marriage metaphor in the OT exclusive of Ezekiel --
I. OT usage of the Near Eastern metaphor: some essential changes --
II. The marriage metaphor in extraprophetic texts --
III. The marriage metaphor in the prophets --
A. Distinctive characteristics of the marriage metaphor in the prophetic books --
B. Personification of foreign cities as women --
1). Isaiah --
2). Nahum --
3). Deutero-Isaiah --
C. Personification of the capital city as Yahweh's wife in the prophets --
1). The marriage metaphor in Hosea --
2). The city as Yahweh's wife in Isaiah --
3). The city as Yahweh's wife in Jeremiah --
4). The city as Yahweh's wife in Lamentations and Deutero-Isaiah --
D. Conclusions. 3. Ezekiel's distinctive use of the marriage metaphor --
I. Ezekiel 16 and 23: Four metaphorical narratives --
A. Ezek. 16:1-43 --
B. Ezek. 16:44-58 --
C. Coda: Ezek. 16:59-63 --
D. Ezek. 23:1-35 --
E. Ezek. 23:36-45 --
F. Coda: Ezek. 23:46-49 --
II. Ezekiel 16 and 23: translation and notes --
A. Ezekiel 16 --
B. Ezekiel 23 --
III. The distinctiveness of Ezekiel's marriage metaphor relative to those of earlier prophetic books --
A. Differences in style --
B. Differences in content --
1). Origins --
2). Sins --
3). Punishment --
4). Restoration --
C. Differences in placement and function. 4. The city as Yahweh's wife in Ezekiel 16 and 23 --
I. Ezekiel 16 --
A. Jerusalem as unclean other: 16:1-43 --
B. Jerusalem shamed: 16:44-58 --
C. Coda: Covenant, cleansing, and shame: 16:59-63 --
II. Ezekiel 23 --
A. The two sisters: 23:1-35 --
B. The temple as brothel: 23:36-45 --
C. Coda: The call to arms: 23:46-49 --
III. Conclusions. 5. The woman Jerusalem: Her role in the book of Ezekiel --
I. Introduction --
II. Jerusalem in Ezekiel 1-24: The implied prostitute --
A. Ezek. 5:7-17 --
B. Ezek. 6:8-10 --
C. Ezek. 7:19-22 --
D. Ezek. 22:1-5 --
E. Ezek. 24:3-14 --
F. Ezek. 24:15-24 --
III. The real women in Ezekiel --
A. Ezek. 8:14-15 --
B. Ezek. 13:17-23 --
C. Ezek. 18:6, 11, 15; 22:10-11 --
D. Conclusions --
IV. After the fall: Ezekiel 25-39 --
V. The lady vanishes: the temple-city of Ezekiel 40-48 --
A. Purity without danger --
B. The return of the repressed: the feminine identity of the new city --
VI. Conclusions.
Series Title: Dissertation series (Society of Biblical Literature), no. 130.
Responsibility: Julie Galambush.
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