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Parables and fables as distinctive Jewish literary genres : the origins and structure of indirect speech about God

Author: Mishael Caspi; John T Greene; J Harold Ellens
Publisher: Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a historical study that demonstrates the use of fables and parables was a way of communicating knowledge and truth that existed in Judaism before the arrival of Christianity. This title  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mishael Caspi; John T Greene; J Harold Ellens
ISBN: 9780773425989 0773425985
OCLC Number: 759177081
Description: xxxiii, 335 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Draw Near the House of Learning; 2. In Quest of the Divine Human Voice; 3. Form and Authorship: Oral and Written; 4. The Storyteller and the Story; 5. Parables and Fables: Educational, Religious, and Political; 6. Some Visual Art Concerning Parables.
Other Titles: Origins and structure of indirect speech about God
Responsibility: Mishael M. Caspi and John T. Greene ; with a foreword by J. Harold Ellens.

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"We shall all do well and wisely if we attend the grand tradition of parables to which we are heirs and, in attending, listen for the divine voice." (Prof. J. Harold Ellens University of Michigan) Read more...

 
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