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Ethnicity and the mixed marriage crisis in Ezra 9-10

Katherine Southwood

Ethnicity and the mixed marriage crisis in Ezra 9-10

an anthropological approach

by Katherine Southwood

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnicity in the Bible,
  • Criticism, interpretation,
  • Intermarriage,
  • Marriage in the Bible,
  • Bible

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKatherine E. Southwood
    SeriesOxford theological monographs, Oxford theological monographs
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS1355.6.E84 S68 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 261 p. ;
    Number of Pages261
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25403357M
    ISBN 100199644349
    ISBN 109780199644346
    LC Control Number2011279186
    OCLC/WorldCa749871260

    Smith-Christopher, Daniel L. “The Mixed Marriage Crisis in Ezra 9–10 and Nehemiah A Study of the Sociology of the Post-Exilic Judean Community.” In.   Moses and inter-ethnic marriage In the books of Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy the central character, apart from God, is Moses. Appointed by God as Israel’s leader and mediator between God and the people, Moses dominates the human side of the story.

    Chapter 6: Jan Clauss: Understanding the Mixed-Marriages of Ezra-Nehemiah in the Light of Temple-Building and the Book's Concept of Jerusalem--Chapter 7: Karen S. Winslow: Mixed Marriage in Torah Narratives--Chapter 8: Yonina Dor: From the Well in Midian to the Baal of Peor: Different Attitudes to Marriage of Israelites to Midianite Women We do, of course, read of Ezra's great success in the ministry in the Book of Nehemiah, He does not seem to have lost his prestige or authority at this point. Some critical reconstruc tions of Ezra -Nehem iah however do place this ministry of Ezra (in Nehem iah 8) to a time prim to the intermarriage problems of Ezra

    Smith-Christopher, Daniel. "The Mixed Marriage Crisis in Ezra and Nehemiah A Study of the Sociology of the Postexilic Judean Community." In Second Temple Studies, Volume Two: Temple and Community in the Persian Period, edited by Tamara C. Eskenazi and Kent H. Richards, Sheffield, U.K.: JSOT Press, Ezra – Ezra Works to Reconstruct the Community Summary The final chapters of Ezra deal with the problem of mixed marriages. Disturbed by this behavior, Ezra offers a long penitential prayer on their behalf (), which moves the people to repent and empowers Ezra to .


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Ethnicity and the mixed marriage crisis in Ezra 9-10 by Katherine Southwood Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book aims to bring a new way of understanding Ezrawhich has become known as an intermarriage 'crisis', to the table. A number of issues, such as ethnicity, religious identity, purity, land, kinship, and migration, orbit around the central problem of by: 8.

This book offers a fresh reflection on the intermarriage crisis within Ezra Numerous issues, such as ethnicity, religious identity, purity, land, kinship, and migration, orbit around the central problem of intermarriage.

These issues are explored in terms of their modern treatment within anthropology, and this information is used to generate a more informed, understanding of the chapters.

This book aims to bring a new way of understanding Ezrawhich has become known as an intermarriage 'crisis', to the table. A number of issues, such as ethnicity, religious identity, purity, land, kinship, and migration, orbit around the central problem of intermarriage.

Get this from a library. Ethnicity and the Mixed Marriage Crisis in Ezra an Anthropological Approach. [Katherine Southwood] -- This book aims to bring a new way of understanding Ezrawhich has become known as an intermarriage 'crisis', to the table. A number of issues, such as ethnicity, Ethnicity and the mixed marriage crisis in Ezra 9-10 book identity, purity.

Get this from a library. Ethnicity and the mixed marriage crisis in Ezra an anthropological approach. [Katherine Southwood]. This book offers a fresh reflection on the intermarriage crisis within Ezra Numerous issues, such as ethnicity, religious identity, purity, land, kinship, and migration, orbit around the.

5 'Hybridity and Intermarriage' and ch. 6 'Return Migration and Ethnicity' in Ethnicity and the Mixed Marriage Crisis in Ezra (). * This segment is heavily reliant on Dr Susanne Glover's Hebrew Bible in Crisis course.

[1] Megan Bishop Moore and Brad E. Kelle, Biblical History and Israel’s Past- The Changing Study of the Bible and History, William B. Eerdmanns Publishing Company, Grand Rapids, Michigan/Cambridge, UK, pp [2] 1: Now when these things were done, the princes came to me, saying, The people of.

The answer to this question should be shaped by the book’s presentation of Ezra: “This Ezra was a scribe skilled in the law of Moses that Yhwh, the God of Israel, had given” (Ezra ). In addition, this section of Ezra is focused on bringing the returned Israelites into obedience to the Law.

“The Mixed Marriage Crisis in Ezra,” Bibliotheca Sacra (Oct-Dec ): forthcoming The message of Ezra revolves around three focal points: God, the Returnees, and the relationship between them.

Whereas the previous chapter developed Ezra’s narrative portrait of God, the focus of the present chapter is on the Returnees.

The primary themes Ezra develops relating to the Returnees are. The marriage crisis in Ezra 9–10 is the symptom of the deeper problems caused by the search for identity and heightened ethnic consciousness of those who returned. Southwood ends her study reflecting upon the fact that the author of Ezra 9–10 never saw the alternative path of tolerance and mercy, but chose self-protection through self Author: Lena-Sofia Tiemeyer.

Ezra–Nehemiah (Hebrew: עזרא נחמיה ‎, ‘Ezrā-Nəḥemyāh) is a book in the Hebrew Bible found in the Ketuvim section, originally with the Hebrew title of Ezra (Hebrew: עזרא ‎, ‘Ezrā).The book covers the period from the fall of Babylon in BC to the second half of the 5th century BC, and tells of the successive missions to Jerusalem of Zerubbabel, Ezra, and Nehemiah.

Research areas wherein I have previously published include, but are not restricted to: marriage practices in ancient Israel, ethnicity in the postexilic period, migration and return migration, the books of Ezra-Nehemiah, and of Judges.

I am currently doing research on medical anthropology and the book of Job. External Engagement. This chapter applies some of the theories of ethnicity, such as boundary maintenance issues, and the role of religion and history in ethnicity to Ezra’s intermarriage crisis.

The problematic nature of applying terminology such as race to the text is underlined and the dynamics of identity which the text presents are explored. The chapter raises some pertinent questions about the construction. theme. Eskenazi () reads Ezra –44 as part of the process for the community to become a holy people.

Nehemiah –31 depicts the execution of God’s command to be holy. Throntveit () understands the dissolving of the marriages in Ezra –44 as part of Ezra’s cultic actions to rebuild the religious society.

The Ezra narrative in the “mixed marriages crisis” in Ezra seems to build upon the Nehemiah narrative and takes its consequences in a quite organic, but also creative way.

Ezra is not in opposition to Nehemiah here, but Ezra provides indeed the culmination of the argument. This was helpful in my first monograph which engaged with social anthropology to understand Israelite marriage practices and the impact of forced and return migrations on Israelite identity (Ethnicity and the Mixed Marriage Crisis in Ezra An Anthropological Approach, ).

For example, studies concerning migration and especially return. Ezra Easy-to-Read Version (ERV) Marriages to Non-Jewish People. 9 After we finished all these things, the leaders of the Israelites came to me and said, “Ezra, the Israelites have not kept themselves separate from the other people living around us.

And the priests and the Levites have not kept themselves separate. The Israelites are being influenced by evil things done by the Canaanites. Katherine Southwood, Ethnicity and the mixed marriage crisis in Ezra 9– An anthropological approach, Oxford: Oxford Univ.

Press Rudolf Stichweh, Der Fremde. Studien zu Soziologie und Sozialgeschichte, Frankfurt a. M.: Suhrkamp Hans Vorländer, Transzendenz und. Ezra Condemns Mixed Marriages - Later the Jewish leaders came to me and said: Many Israelites, including priests and Levites, are living just like the people around them.

They are even guilty of some of the horrible sins of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Perizzites, the Jebusites, the Ammonites, the Moabites, the Egyptians, and the Amorites. Some Israelite men have married foreign women and. Southward Paraphrase about ethnicity in Ezra Katherine Southwood makes some huge points in her article in how the terms, race, ethnicity, and nationalism are used throughout the text of Ezra She points out that there are multiple problems not only inside the text but in work of the scholars as well.Conceptual Differences between the Texts on Intermarriage in Genesis, Deuteronomy 7 and Ezra Chapter 6: Jan Clauß: Understanding the Mixed-Marriages of Ezra-Nehemiah in the Light of Temple-Building and the Book's Concept of Jerusalem Chapter 7: Karen S.

Winslow: Mixed Marriage in Torah Narratives Chapter 8: Yonina Dor: From the Well in Midian.in the Books of Ruth and Ezra” (The Pentateuch as Torah, ), 11 Daniel L Smith-Christopher, “The Mixed Marriage Crisis in Ezra and Nehemiah A Study of the Sociology of the Post-Exilic Judaean Community,” in Second Temple Studies 2.