Reading Biblical Narratives: Literary Criticism and the Hebrew Bible

By Yairah Amit; Yael Lotan | Go to book overview

Abbreviations
ABAnchor Bible
AJSRAssociation of Jewish Studies Review
AnBibAnalecta biblica
ASORMSAmerican Schools of Oriental Research Monograph Series
b.Babylonian Talmud
BDBF. Brown, S. R. Driver, and C. A. Briggs. A Hebrew and English Lexicon of the Old Testament
BEATAJBeiträge zur Erfbrschung des Alten Tesraments und des antiken Judentum
BHKBiblia Hebraica
BibBiblica
BiblntSerBiblical Interprerarion Series
BibSemBiblical Seminar
BJSBrown Judaic Studies
BLSBible and Lirerature Series
BMBeit Mikra
EBEncyclopaedia Biblica
FCBFeminist Companion to the Bible
FOTLForms of the Old Testament Literature
GBSGuides to Biblical Scholarship
Gen RabGenesis Rabbah
Gr.Greek
Heb.Hebrew

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface xi
  • One - The Power of Stories 1
  • Two - Story Scholars An J the Role of the Reader 10
  • Three - A Biblical Story Alongside Biblical Criticism 22
  • Four - Beginnings and Endings 33
  • Five - Plots, Structures, and Their Functions 46
  • Six - Creating Characters with Μinimal Means 69
  • Seven - Whom to Believe? 93
  • Eight - The Biblical Story and the Use of Time 103
  • Nine - Place, Story, and History 115
  • Ten - Inherent and Added Significance 126
  • Eleven - The Story and Its Context 138
  • Afterword 148
  • Abbreviations 150
  • Notes 152
  • Works - Cited 169
  • Index - Of Biblical References 181
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