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The Responsive Self
Personal Religion in Biblical Literature of the Neo-Babylonian and Persian Periods

Susan Niditch

Works created in the period from the Babylonian conquest of Judea through the takeover and rule of Judea and Samaria by imperial Persia reveal a profound interest in the religious responses of individuals and an intimate engagement with the nature of personal experience. Using the rich and varied body of literature preserved in the Hebrew Bible, Susan Niditch examines ways in which followers of Yahweh, participating in long-standing traditions, are shown to privatize and personalize religion. Their experiences remain relevant to many of the questions we still ask today: Why do bad things happen to good people? Does God hear me when I call out in trouble? How do I define myself? Do I have a personal relationship with a divine being? How do I...

The Anchor Yale Bible Reference Library

2015   200 pp.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300166361  $50.00 tx

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