Dialogues of the Word: The Bible as Literature According to Bakhtin

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Drawing on the theory of language developed by the Soviet critic Mikhail Bakhtin, this book argues that the historically diverse writings of the Bible have been organized according to a concept of dialogue. The overriding concern with an ongoing communication between God and his people has been formally embodied, Reed shows, in the continuous conversation between one part of the Bible and another. Reed looks beyond the close readings of recent accounts of the Bible as literature to larger paradigms of communication in the ...

Dialogues of the Word: The Bible as Literature According to Bakhtin 1993, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195079975

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