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First Person: Essays in Biblical Autobiography

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First Person: Essays in Biblical Autobiography - Davies, Philip, and Davies, Philip R (Editor)
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Hebrew Biblical narratives are notoriously sparing in their portrayal of character, leaving much to the reader. Here a number of internationally renowned scholars assume the identities of some familiar biblical characters, and use the clues in the text, their own exegetical skills and knowledge of the biblical world, and their readerly imagination to fill in the gaps of the biblical text. In doing so, they remove the point of view of the biblical narrator, allowing the ideology of the text to be affirmed, adjusted or ...

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First Person: Essays in Biblical Autobiography 2002, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, New York

ISBN-13: 9781841272450

Hardcover