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Samson and the liminal hero in the ancient Near East

Author: Gregory Mobley
Publisher: New York : T & T Clark, ©2006.
Series: Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament studies, 453.; T & T Clark library of biblical studies.
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The primary problem that Mobley's book deals with is the odd character of Judges 13-16 and of its hero. Samson's special quality, noted by virtually all interpreters, is defined here as liminality. The liminal situation, which includes a movement away from society, the lack of social restraints, and the status of outsider, is a permanent condition for Samson. The secondary purpose of this book is to demonstrate the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Mobley, Gregory, 1957-
Samson and the liminal hero in the ancient Near East.
New York : T & T Clark, ©2006
(DLC) 2006019647
(OCoLC)70174842
Named Person: Samson, (Biblical judge); Samson, (Biblical judge); Simson.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory Mobley
ISBN: 9780567219718 0567219712
OCLC Number: 741691376
Notes: Revision of the author's thesis--Harvard University, 1994, originally presented under the title: Samson, the liminal hero.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 134 pages).
Contents: Locating Samson --
Field and house --
Agitation and rest --
Male and female --
Samson located.
Series Title: Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament studies, 453.; T & T Clark library of biblical studies.
Responsibility: Gregory Mobley.

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Samson's special quality, noted by virtually all interpreters, is defined here as liminality. The liminal situation, which includes a movement away from society, the lack of social restraints, and  Read more...

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