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Concepts And Symbols

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This chapter presents a review of biblical studies that examine theological concepts including covenant, envy, exile, food, holy ones, Israel and voice of God, and symbols including birds, clouds, Daughter of Zion, garden Eden, Jerusalem and kingship of God. Some of the studies are: Turning to God: Conversion in Greek-Speaking Judaism and Early Christianity; 'Eternal Covenant' in the Pentateuch: The Contours of an Elusive Phrase; Deuteronomic Concepts of Exile Interpreted in Jeremiah and Ezekiel; and Great Mythical Birds in Ancient Near Eastern, Biblical, and Rabbinic Traditions.

Keywords: biblical studies; symbols



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