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Jabez in Context: A Multidimensional Approach to Identity and Landholdings in Chronicles

Moleli, Samasoni (2018) Jabez in Context: A Multidimensional Approach to Identity and Landholdings in Chronicles. Doctor of Philosophy thesis, UNSPECIFIED.

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Abstract

This thesis is a rereading of the story of Jabez in 1 Chron 4:9-10 from the perspective of Chronicles as a whole, in relation to the issues of identity and landholdings in the postexilic period. This holistic approach requires an investigation of major themes throughout Chronicles. One exegetical thesis to be tested is that Deuteronomistic themes are reinterpreted in light of Genesis, while the hermeneutical suggestion is that the Samoan notion of tautua can illuminate the new concept of service in postexilic times, which as famously indicated in Isaiah 56:6, might even include foreigners.

Item Type: Theses (Doctor of Philosophy)
Repository Version: Author's Final Manuscript
Keywords: Jabez, landholdings, identity, tautua (service), foreigners, divine names, divine sovereignty, Samoan matai (chief)
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subjects: B - Old Testament
College/Association with University of Divinity: Whitley College
Depositing User: Dr Suman Kashyap
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2019 03:01
Last Modified: 22 Mar 2019 03:01
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/3454

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