Fathers and sons: Family ties in the historical psalms

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The contributions examines the idea of fathers and sons in the historical psalms 78, 105, 106, and Neh 9. It will be shown that this principle functions to constitute identity by bridging the gap between biblical past and the present community.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFunctions of Psalms and Prayers in the Late Second Temple Period
EditorsMika S Pajunen, Jeremy Penner
Place of PublicationBerlin/Boston
PublisherWalter de Gruyter GmbH
Number of pages19
ISBN (Print)978-3-11-044926-6
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2017

Publication series

NameBeihefte zur Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft
Publisherde Gruyter
ISSN (Print)0934-2575


  • historical psalms
  • identity
  • fathers
  • generations


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