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The artistic dimension : literary explorations of the Hebrew Bible

Author: Keith Bodner
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury T & T Clark, 2015.
Series: Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament studies, 590.; T & T Clark library of biblical studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume presents a collection of essays aimed at further integration of literary analysis in the study of the Hebrew Bible. In three sections, Bodner studies a range of texts in order to illustrate that literary analysis has value for exploring numerous issues in the discipline, including text-critical problems, the Deuteronomistic History, and Chronicles. Beginning with a discussion of how literary analysis  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Keith Bodner
ISBN: 9780567662552 0567662551
OCLC Number: 898153543
Notes: Originally published: 2013.
Description: x, 209 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: part I: Textual problems and literary analysis. Crime scene investigation: a text-critical mystery and the strange death of Ishbosheth (2007) --
The locutions of 1 Kings 22:28: a new proposal (2003) --
The "embarrassing syntax" of Psalm 47:10: a (pro)vocative option (2003) --
part II: Readers of the lost ark. Ark-eology: shifting emphases in "ark narrative" scholarship (2006) --
Mouse trap: a text-critical problem with rodents in the ark narrative (2008) --
part III: Further soundings. Jonathan son of Abiathar: the fulfillment of a prophetic word about the dissolution of a priestly line --
Highway to Sheol: seductive speech and promiscuous places in Proverbs 7 --
part IV: The world of Chronicles. The royal skull in a temple of doom: an interpretation of 1 Chronicles 10:10 --
Abijah's elevated rhetoric and the civil war of 2 Chronicles 13 --
Capital punishment: the configuration of Ahaziah's last hours in 2 Chronicles.
Series Title: Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament studies, 590.; T & T Clark library of biblical studies.
Responsibility: Keith Bodner.

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Bodner argues that literary analysis has value for exploring numerous issues in the Hebrew Bible, including text-critical problems, the Deuteronomistic History, and Chronicles. Essays petition for a  Read more...

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This volume contains a number of innovative and exciting readings of biblical texts, and would contain much to interest any student, pastor, or scholar. -- David J. Fuller, McMaster Divinity College, Read more...

 
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