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At the Mountain of God : Story and Theology in Exodus 32-34.

Author: R W L Moberly
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 1983.
Series: Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An introduction on appropriate methods of handling a narrative text leads into an exegesis of Exodus 32-34 in which it is argued that there is a deeper literary and theological coherence in these chapters than has been generally appreciated. There appears a striking account of Israel's relationship with God and the role of Moses within this. The exegesis promotes a discussion of the genre and purpose of Exodus 32-34  Read more...
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Moberly, R.W.L.
At the Mountain of God : Story and Theology in Exodus 32-34.
London : Bloomsbury Publishing, ©1983
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: R W L Moberly
ISBN: 9780567285157 0567285154
OCLC Number: 1049908153
Description: 1 online resource (259 pages).
Contents: Table of Contents --
Preface --
Introduction --
1 SOME CONSIDERATIONS OF METHOD IN NARRATIVE INTERPRETATION --
Introduction --
Recent arguments for the importance of interpreting the final form of the text --
Literary arguments --
Theological arguments --
The relationship between the study of the final text and the study of its prehistory --
A consideration of some implications of the proposed approach to the text --
Characteristics of Hebrew narrative style --
The role of assumption and allusion in narrative --
Implications of theological paradox. The exegetical significance of literary genre and the value of the concept of story --
Summary and conclusion --
2 AN EXEGESIS OF EX. 32-34 --
Narrative presuppositions in Ex. 32-34 --
32:1-6 --
32:7-14 --
32:15-20 --
32:21-24 --
32:25-29 --
32:30-33:6 --
33:7-11 --
33:12-23 --
Introduction to Ex. 34 --
34:1-9 --
34:10 --
34:11-26 --
34:27-28 --
34:29-35 --
Conclusion --
Excursus one: Ex. 32:18 --
Excursus two: Gen. 8:21 --
3 EX. 32-34 AS A CULT LEGEND --
Introductory survey of the cult legend hypothesis --
Definition of terminology --
1) Legend --
2) Cult --
3) Cultic. The use of form criticism --
Analysis of Ex. 33:19, 34:6f. --
Analysis of Ex. 34:11-26 --
The problem of religious language --
Evidence for the influence of Israel's cult upon the Sinai pericope --
Conclusion --
4 EX. 32-34 AS LEGEND --
The Moses traditions as legend --
A preliminary clarification --
Oral literature --
Criteria for legend --
Oral tradition --
Miracles --
Aetiology --
Traditional motifs --
Typical significance --
The lack of distinction between past and present --
Summary and conclusion --
5 SELECTIVE CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF EX. 32-34 --
An analysis of 34:1-28. An analysis of 32:1-6 --
An analysis of 33:7-11 --
An analysis of 34:29-35 --
Brief notes on three sections --
1) 32:25-29 --
2) 32:30-33:6 --
3) 33:12-23 --
The redaction of Ex. 32-34 --
Conclusion --
Epilogue --
Notes --
Abbreviations --
Bibliography --
Index of Authors --
A --
B --
C --
D --
E --
F --
G --
H --
J --
K --
L --
M --
N --
O --
P --
Q --
R --
S --
T --
V --
W --
Z --
Index of Biblical References.
Series Title: Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament studies.

Abstract:

An introduction on appropriate methods of handling a narrative text leads into an exegesis of Exodus 32-34 in which it is argued that there is a deeper literary and theological coherence in these chapters than has been generally appreciated. There appears a striking account of Israel's relationship with God and the role of Moses within this. The exegesis promotes a discussion of the genre and purpose of Exodus 32-34 and also a preliminary reassessment of the possible growth and development of the material. As a result of the study both the distinctiveness and also the theological importance of.

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