The Names of God: Poetic Readings in Biblical Beginnings

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INDEX
Allegory, 81, 98, 100, 108, 113, 138, 176, 304
Allusion, 183, 194, 358, 371, 374
Anthropology, 108, 111, 112
Anthropomorphism, 57, 71, 75, 84, 160, 239
Aposiopesis, 273, 330,
Apostasy, 183, 202, 290, 431
Apposition, 172, 207, 285, 415
Aristophanes, 79
Babylonian Creation Epic, 37-9, 50-57
Bathos, 55, 117, 122, 150-51, 153
Berìt, 207-8, 226, 364
Blake, William, 47, 62, 94
Blank, Sheldon, 238
Bowdlerization, 273
Cassuto, Umberto, 8-11, 103, 257-8
Chaos, 64, 394, 395
Character. See Persona
Chronology, 321, 333, 338
Comedy, 117, 122, 240, 295
Cosmogony, 50-52
Comparative-contrastive, 39, 52, 59, 64, 66
Cosmology, 50, 51, 59
Covenant, 26. See also Berìt
Decalogue, 278, 398, 401, 408-12
Dialogue
internal, 47, 233
direct, 268 (see also Direct discourse)
Dichotomy, 11, 103
Didactic, 239-40
Discourse
direct, 46-7, 141, 196-7, 199, 204-5, 207, 210, 213, 215, 250-52, 259, 283, 368, 425, 427
free direct, 110, 139, 204, 218, 222, 232, 247, 249, 282-3, 422, 425
free indirect, 194, 204, 258, 273
implied free direct, 193-4 204, 258
implied free indirect, 193, 197
indirect, 282
Documentary hypothesis, 8, 71, 267. See also Source criticism
Doxology, 69
Enuma Elish, 37-62, 395, 398, 400
Eisegesis, 28, 391
Ellipsis, 247
Eponym, 174, 221, 304, 312, 319, 339, 344, 356, 376, 380, 383-4
Ethonym, 301, 356
Etiology, 88, 244, 252, 362, 365, 369
Etymology, 28-29, 77, 286
Euripedes, 293-6
Exegesis, 25, 28, 200, 226, 280, 291, 302, 391, 397, 427. See also Kerygma
Faith, 284, 289
gap bridging, 148, 207, 251, 261, 263, 346, 364, 425, 430
gap filling, 365, 426
Gapping, 115, 137-8, 140, 191-4, 196, 216, 243, 251, 260, 283, 368
Genetic
analysis, 111
division, 71
hypothesis, 259
theory, 214
Genocide, 428-33. See also Ḥerem
Genre, 112, 295, 301
assignment, 88, 109
distinction, 301
division, 390
fabulary, 297
label, 177, 303
oriented, 111
Gentilic, 221, 321, 377
Glossing, 206
Graf-Wellhausen, 13

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface vii
  • Contents xv
  • Introduction 1
  • Chapter One the Names of God - The Problem: a Preliminary Review 3
  • Part I Stories-- "The Primeval History" 35
  • Two the Creation Story in Genesis, Ch. 1:1-2 37
  • Three Eden and Eden's Aftermath 71
  • Four the Floods of Noah and Utnapishtim - Theology Straight and Theology Satiric 111
  • Five from Noah to Abram 167
  • Six Events in the Life of Abraham 186
  • Part II Structures 299
  • Seven Structures as a Biblical Literary Phenomenon 301
  • Supplements, Conclusions, Anticipations 387
  • Eight Poetical Odds and Addends 389
  • Afterword 435
  • Notes 436
  • Selected Bibliography 458
  • Index 460
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