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Title: Phinehas, the Sons of Zadok, and Melchizedek : an analysis of some understandings of priestly covenant in the late Second Temple period
Author: Chang, Dongshin
ISNI:       0000 0004 5355 2781
Awarding Body: University of Manchester
Current Institution: University of Manchester
Date of Award: 2014
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Abstract:
This thesis is an analysis of the use of combined concepts of covenant and priesthood in some late Second Temple period Jewish and Jewish-Christian texts. In this thesis I investigate 1 and 2 Maccabees, Dead Sea Scrolls, and Hebrews, to see the various ways in which these Second Temple compositions have articulated the combined concepts of covenant and priesthood on the basis of their treatment of various biblical and extra-biblical traditions. The elaborate articulations of the combined concepts of covenant and priesthood in these texts partly reflect the concern of the Second Temple Jewish authors: how significant the priestly institutions and priesthood were, not only in terms of cultic matters, but also in terms of political and identity concerns. By means of this study, I hope to demonstrate that the combined concept of covenant and priesthood is necessary for a better understanding of some Second Temple texts.
Supervisor: Brooke, George; Oakes, Peter Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
EThOS ID: uk.bl.ethos.603177  DOI: Not available
Keywords: Covenant ; Priesthood ; Combination of covenant and priesthood ; Late Second Temple period ; Dead Sea Scrolls ; Maccabees ; Hebrews ; Phinehas ; Sons of Zadok ; Melchizedek
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