Title: Ezra's Social Drama: Identity Formation, ...
Publisher: Bloomsbury T&T Clark
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: New
This volume discusses the mixed marriage controversy in Ezra 9 and 10 that arises out of identity formation process utilizing Victor Turner's Social Drama model Series: The Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies. Num Pages: 208 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HRCF1; HRCG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 157 x 14. Weight in Grams: 376. . 2014. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780567657442
Moffat aims to provide further insight into the mixed marriage narrative by exposing the social and cultural factors on which it is based. He also identifies historical traces in the narrative that can contribute to a historical reconstruction of the post-exilic era. The socio-cultural analysis highlights previously unobserved aspects of the narrative as it understands that the narrative reflects a context in which identity formation issues were prominent in Persian Yehud.
Moffat argues that the rituals of mourning and penitential prayer are important acts that shaped the mixed marriage controversy. The label 'foreign women' is identified as a symbol which carried considerable freight and connected the mixed marriages with wider social discourse on identity. Further, the Exodus traditions are shown to be significant for the conceptual foundations underlying the narrative and the society that produced it. The analysis also gives reason to understand Ezra as the pivotal character in narrative plot. This not only affects how the narrative is understood but has implications for historical reconstruction that utilises this narrative.
Book Description: This volume discusses the mixed marriage controversy in Ezra 9 and 10 that arises out of identity formation process utilizing Victor Turner's Social Drama model.
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