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Book: Josiah

Chapter: Josiah Was Dead to Begin With

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.37474


Two concerns are addressed in this chapter. First it is made clear that there is a lot of material on death in the Kings account of Josiah. Some consideration of the notion of death in the Bible and in ancient Judah is provided. Second it is posited that none of the narratives about Josiah were composed during his life time.

Chapter Contributors

  • Lowell Handy ( - lkhandy) 'Loyola University Chicago (retired)'