Ezekiel and the Ethics of Exile

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Author  Andrew Mein
Publisher  Oxford University Press
Publication Date   February 7, 2002
ISBN  0198299923
Pages  312

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Mein aims to set Ezekiel's ethics firmly in the social and historical context of the Babylonian Exile. Ezekiel's moral concerns and priorities, Mein suggests, are substantially shaped by the social experience of deportation and resettlement. They also represent a creative response to the crisis, providing significant impetus for social cohesion and the maintenance of a distinctively Jewish community.

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