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Nathanís Promise in 2 Samuel 7 and Related Texts
Kasari, Petri

Helsinki: Finnish Exegetical Society, 2009 pp. 324. Ä30.00

Series Information
Publications of the Finnish Exegetical Society, 97


Description: In scholarly literature, Nathanís promise (2 Sam 7) is regarded as one of the most important texts for the theology of the Deuteronomistic redactions. Petri Kasari analyses Nathanís promise with the aid of literary- and redaction-critical methods and puts forward a new hypothesis of the transmission history of this text. His useful survey to the related texts helps the reader to better understand how Nathanís promise was reworked and reinterpreted over a long period.

Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Historical Books, 1-2 Samuel, Literature

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Review by David G. Firth
Published 9/8/2010
Citation: David G. Firth, review of Petri Kasari, Nathanís Promise in 2 Samuel 7 and Related Texts, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2010).


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