Biblical Itinerary: In Search of Method, Form and Content. by Eugene E. Carpenter PDF

By Eugene E. Carpenter

ISBN-10: 1850756538

ISBN-13: 9781850756538

A Biblical Itinerary is devoted to George Coats, former Professor of outdated testomony at Lexington Theological Seminary, Kentucky and writer of uprising within the wasteland, From Canaan to Egypt, and Moses: Heroic guy, guy of God, and different books. The essays accrued right here, reflecting a lot of George Coats's pursuits, comprise 'Structure and that means within the Sinai-Horeb Narrative' (Joseph Blenkinsopp), 'Biblical and Early Islamic Moses' (Malcolm Clark), 'What Does the Bible Say? a query of textual content and Canon' (David Gunn), 'On the duty of previous testomony Theology' (Rolf Knierim); 'Scripture and the Formation of Christian id' (Roy Melugin); 'Some Reflections at the Canonical Moses: Moses and Abraham' (Rolf Rendtorff), and different papers via Trent Butler, Eugene wood worker, James Crenshaw, John Roffey, Lawson Stone, Gene Tucker and John Van Seters.

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Newby, Making, pp. 114-15. CLARK Biblical and Early Islamic Moses 35 number of other elements present in the Bible and in the Sirah which are either not present or not explicit in the Qur'an. 1) The genealogy of Moses and the link to the time of Joseph and the patriarchs. 2) The instruction to the midwives (not just two Hebrew midwives as in Exodus) to kill all male Hebrew children. The threat to the male children had been mentioned in the Qur'an but only as a reaction of Pharaoh to the initial confrontation with the grown Moses.

240. Whybray goes so far at this point as to claim (pp. 241-42) that 'the only tradition which can safely be regarded as ancient is that of the Exodus. Even here it is hardly possible, out of the whole complex of narratives which now enshrine that event in Exod. 1-15, to point to any ancient 50 A Biblical Itinerary Bruce Waltke echoed Whybray's arguments from a conservative standpoint. He notes his theological uneasiness with the fluidity of sacred tradition in the hands of form critics: 'One is still left, however, with the uneasy feeling that the text's original meaning to the people of God has been deliberately obfuscated by the final redactor'.

Writing a history of Israel's literature became possible again. Only first, produce a history of Israel's Gattungen, emphasizing the unique qualities of each. 9 Such a history would begin with poetry, since Israel's literature began with popular songs, often accompanied by instruments and dance. 6. D. ), Biblical and Hebrew Discourse Linguistics (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns for the Summer Institute of Linguistics, 1994), pp. 419-20. 7. Following the lead of George Coats and of my personal research interests, I limit examples to 'historical' materials, excluding cultic and prophetic poetry and narrative as well as wisdom.

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