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From fratricide to forgiveness : the language and ethics of anger in Genesis / Matthew Richard Schlimm.

Author/Creator:
Schlimm, Matthew Richard.
Publication:
Winona Lake, Ind. : Eisenbrauns, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 242 p. ; 24 cm.
Series:
Siphrut; v. 7.
Siphrut
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Subjects:
Anger in the Bible.
Bible. Genesis -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Contents:
Introduction
Traversing foreign terrain : the troubles of translating emotion
Imposing Western assumptions on the text : irrationality as senseless violence
The Hebrew Bible's prototypical understanding of anger
Biblical anger's associative networks
Biblical anger and conceptual metaphor
Advances in Old Testament ethics
Ethics, emotion, and experience : the power of stories
Ethics outside Eden : Cain and Abel
A land of limitations : anger among shepherds
Anger at the margins
Attempting reconciliation : brothers at the end of Genesis
Synthesis and conclusion : hope in a world of limitations
Appendix A : the statistics of biblical language for anger
Appendix B : Hebrew words for anger.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
ISBN:
9781575062242 (hardback : alk. paper)
1575062240 (hardback : alk. paper)
OCLC:
747385724