By Peter Altmann
during this examine, Peter Altmann lays out foundational fiscal conceptions from the traditional close to East and past biblical traditions for you to convey how Persian-period biblical texts construct on those traditions to handle the demanding situations in their day. fiscal matters are crucial to the best way that Ezra and Nehemiah process the themes of temple development and of Judean self-understanding. monetary terminology and issues additionally seem in moment Isaiah and the 'Holiness Code.' Following major interplay with the fabric tradition and extra-biblical texts, the writer devotes targeted realization to the ascendancy of economics and its theological and identification implications as structuring metaphors for divine motion and human neighborhood within the Persian period.