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Ezekiel: Current Debates and Future Directions
Barter, Penelope and William A. Tooman, editors

Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2017 pp. xv + 552. $231.00

Series Information
Forschungen zum Alten Testament, 112

Description: Ezekiel studies are flourishing. The 27 essays collected in this volume were first presented in a series of special sessions under the title "Ezekiel in International Perspective" at the Society of Biblical Literature conferences in St Andrews and Vienna. The principal aim was to widen contact, cultivate understanding, and foster collaboration between international colleagues who, though working on the same ancient text, possess diverse points of view and operate from different methodological frames. The meetings allowed moments of introspection, providing the freedom and opportunity to reflect on questions of appropriate evidence, suitable methodology, and argumentative plausibility, by juxtaposing papers from diverse perspectives. The resulting collection is a portrait of the discipline in the present and a prospectus for future research. Contributors: Penelope Barter, Stephen L. Cook, Mark W. Elliott, Tobias Haner, Frank-Lothar Hossfeld, Paul M. Joyce, Anja Klein, Michael Konkel, Thomas Kruger, Jacqueline E. Lapsley, Ingrid E. Lilly, Michael A. Lyons, Tyler D. Mayfield, Christophe Nihan, Karl-Friedrich Pohlmann, Franz Sedlmeier, Daniel L. Smith-Christopher, John T. Strong, William A. Tooman, Steven S. Tuel

Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Prophetic Literature, Literature, Ezekiel

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Review by Benjamin Kilchör
Published 12/27/2018
Citation: Benjamin Kilchör, review of Penelope Barter and William A. Tooman, eds., Ezekiel: Current Debates and Future Directions, Review of Biblical Literature [] (2018).

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