Compromising Redemption: Relating Characters in the Book of Ruth

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We are interested in subverting the notion of "type" when it comes to biblical characters. We prefer, instead, to see the characters in Ruth as complex people, not merely built around a single primary trait, like loyalty, altruism, or generosity.People may exhibit conflicting traits and are often different people. There is no reason why the same should not be true of literary characters. Accordingly we have tried not to define the "selves" of this narrative too tightly, and if we have over determined them, we recognize that ...

Compromising Redemption: Relating Characters in the Book of Ruth 2009, Wipf & Stock Publishers, Eugene

ISBN-13: 9781608991570

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Compromising Redemption: Relating Characters in the Book of Ruth 1990, Westminster John Knox Press

ISBN-13: 9780664251352

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