YHWH is King: The Development of Divine Kingship in Ancient Israel
Using the methodology of cultural translation, Flynn studies change in YHWH’s kingship and situates that change in the Neo-Assyrian period. Judahite scribes changed the theology of YHWH’s kingship, from warrior king to creator king, likely in reference to Marduk’s kingship in Babylon.
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Chapter One Introduction
Chapter Two Stages of YHWHs Kingship in Ancient Israel
Chapter Three Cultural Translation as Method
Chapter Four Marduks Kingship
Chapter Five The Context and Motivations for YHWHs New Kingship
Change in YHWHs Kingship as Theological Response to NeoAssyrian Imperialism
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2Kgs Ahaz Ancient argues Aššur Assyrian imperialism Assyrian presence Baal Cycle Baal’s Babylon Babylonian Biblical Brill Canaanite change in YHWH’s chapter context corpus creation cult Cultural Translation Deir ʿAllā deity demonstrate Deut discussion divine council divine kingship El’s Enlil Enūma eliš Epic of Tukulti-Ninurta evident Exod 15 expressions of YHWH’s First-Isaiah Ghosh gods Hebrew Bible History influence Isaiah Israel Israelite Israelite Religion Israelite scribes Jeremias Jerusalem Jerusalemite Judah Judahite Kassite kingship of YHWH Lambert Leiden Levant limited kingship linguistic dating Machinist Marduk Marduk’s divinity Marduk’s kingship melammu military Monotheism motivated Mowinckel Neo-Assyrian empire Ninurta ofYHWH’s parallels poem policies Psalms of YHWH’s reference reign religious scholarship Shalmaneser III similar Smith Song source culture specific theology Tiamat Tiglath-pileser III Ugaritic universal kingship warrior king warrior language warrior tradition Yahweh YHWH YHWH kingship Psalms YHWH’s divinity YHWH’s king YHWH’s kingship YHWHism יהוה מלך