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Friendship in the Hebrew bible

Friendship in the Hebrew bible

Author: Saul M Olyan
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2017] ©2017
Series: Anchor Yale Bible reference library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Friendship, though a topic of considerable humanistic and cross disciplinary interest in contemporary scholarship, has been largely ignored by scholars of the Hebrew Bible, possibly because of its complexity and elusiveness. Filling a significant gap in our knowledge and understanding of biblical texts, Saul M. Olyan provides this original, accessible analysis of a key form of social relationship. In this thorough  Read more...
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Genre/Form: e-books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Livres numériques
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Saul M Olyan
ISBN: 0300184220 9780300184228
OCLC Number: 1239730608
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (xiii, 191 pages).
Contents: Friends and family --
Failed friendship --
Friendship in narrative --
Friendship in Ben Sira.
Series Title: Anchor Yale Bible reference library.
Responsibility: Saul M. Olyan.


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"Saul Olyan has written a truly original work that not only opens up a new area in biblical studies, but creates a full-blown synthesis of the socio-literary field of biblical friendship."- Ronald Read more...

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