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Reading the latter prophets : toward a new canonical criticism

Author: Edgar W Conrad
Publisher: London ; New York : T & T Clark International, ©2003.
Series: Journal for the study of the Old Testament., Supplement series ;, 376.
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Edgar W. Conrad focuses on the prophetic books as composite collections and shows that (1) prophets are characters in the text, depicted as figures of the past whose words are significant for a later time; (2) reading and writing play a central role in the depiction of prophets; (3) prophetic books are presented as written words available to later generations through reading; (4) that read as a whole, the latter  Read more...
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Conrad, Edgar W., 1942-
Reading the latter prophets.
London ; New York : T & T Clark International, c2003
(DLC) 2004300030
(OCoLC)54077402
Named Person: Umberto Eco
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edgar W Conrad
ISBN: 9780567324320 056732432X
OCLC Number: 276851868
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 287 p.)
Contents: Prophetic books : toward a semiotics of reading --
Texts and history --
Ordering prophetic books --
Opening prophetic books --
The words of Amos and Jeremiah : reading Jeremiah in the light of Amos --
'And it happened' to Jonah and Ezekiel : reading Ezekiel in the light of Jonah --
The 'vision' of Isaiah : reading Isaiah in the light of the other prophets of vision --
'[The] beginning of Yahweh spoke [was] with Hosea' : reading the twelve in the light of the major prophets.
Series Title: Journal for the study of the Old Testament., Supplement series ;, 376.
Responsibility: Edgar W. Conrad.

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Edgar W. Conrad focuses on the prophetic books as composite collections and shows that: Prophets are characters in the text, depicted as figures of the past whose words are significant for a later  Read more...

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