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The book of God : a response to the Bible

Author: Gabriel Josipovici
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Is the Bible one book or a collection of writings? If it is a book, does it stand as a coherent piece of literature? In this book, Gabriel Josipovici answers these questions, drawing on a deep knowledge and appreciation of medieval and modern art and literature and on his personal understanding of the possibilities of narrative."--Cover, p.4.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gabriel Josipovici
ISBN: 0300043201 9780300043204 0300048653 9780300048650
OCLC Number: 17916759
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xv, 350 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The Reader --
The Book --
The Rhythm established: Bereshit bara --
Joseph and Revelation --
Building the tabernacle --
The Rhythm falters: the Book of Judges --
Memory, genealogy and repetition --
The Need to utter --
Dialogue and distance --
David and tears --
Jesus: narrative and incarnation --
St. Paul and subjectivity --
The Epistle to the Hebrews and the meaning of history --
The Man in the field --
Responding to the Bible.
Responsibility: Gabriel Josipovici.

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Answers questions as to whether the Bible is in fact one book of a collection of writings, the type of book it is, and whether it stands as a coherent piece of literature.  Read more...

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The Reader -- The Book -- The Rhythm established: Bereshit bara -- Joseph and Revelation -- Building the tabernacle -- The Rythym falters: the Book of Judges -- Memory, genealogy and repetition -- The Need to utter -- Dialogue and distance -- David and tears -- Jesus: narrative and incarnation -- St. Paul and subjectivity -- The Epistle to the Hebrews and the meaning of history -- The Man in the field -- Responding to the Bible.

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