Ethics and Biblical Narrative: A Literary and Discourse-analytical Approach to the Story of Josiah

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This book proposes a methodological framework for an ethical reading of Old Testament narrative and demonstrates its benefits and validity by providing an exemplary reading of the story of Josiah in Kings. Part One delineates the meaning of "ethical reading" practised in the work. The theoretical framework is critically adopted from Martha Nussbaum. This approach to ethics does not extract general rules out of story, rather it allows the reader to appreciate the world of the story itself, which is analogous with real life. ...

Ethics and Biblical Narrative: A Literary and Discourse-Analytical Approach to the Story of Josiah 2014, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199688968

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