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Job the silent : a study in historical counterpoint

Author: Bruce Zuckerman
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Originally published in 1991, a study of the book of Job and the understanding of how biblical texts evolve in the process of transmission. Zuckerman presents a thesis that the book of Job was  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Job, (Biblical figure); Job, (Le Patriarche); Job, (Biblical figure)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Zuckerman
ISBN: 0195058968 9780195058963 0195121279 9780195121278
OCLC Number: 19630247
Description: viii, 294 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I: --
The "patience" problem --
The Akedah model --
The case against a linear reading --
Super-Job --
Anti-Job --
Super-reality --
The "sincerely wrong" approach --
Part II: --
Barriers to interpretation and the "Bontsye-Model" --
The art of parody: The dialogue/appeal --
The art of parody: The legal metaphor --
The art of parody: The death theme --
Supplemental themes --
Intervening themes --
Conclusion: The Joban fugue.
Responsibility: Bruce Zuckerman.
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'This is one of the most fascinating and perceptive studies of the Book of Job that I have read.'C.S. Rodd, Journal of Theological Studies, Vol. 44, No. 2, October 1993 'This book is a tour de force, Read more...

 
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