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Valuable and vulnerable : children in the Hebrew Bible, especially the Elisha cycle / Julie Faith Parker.

Author/Creator:
Parker, Julie F. author.
Publication:
Providence, Rhode Island : Brown Judaic Studies, [2013]
Series:
Brown Judaic studies; no. 355.
Brown Judaic studies
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 251 pages ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Children in the Bible.
Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. Old Testament.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Contents:
Concepts of children and childhood : a theoretical and historical framework
Learning about children and youth in the Hebrew Bible through language : a contextual and linguistic framework
Approaching the Elisha cycle : a literary and methodological framework
The mockers of Bethel (2 Kings 2:23-25)
The Moabite prince (2 Kings 3:26-27)
The debt-collateral children (2 Kings 4:1-7)
The Shunammite's son (2 Kings 4:8-37)
The Israelite slave girl (2 Kings 5:1-14)
The sons of the starving mothers (2 Kings 6:24-31)
Epilogue : the boy restored to life (2 Kings 8:1-6).
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-232) and indexes.
ISBN:
9781930675858 (cloth binding : alk. paper)
1930675852 (cloth binding : alk. paper)
9781930675865 (electronic bk.)
1930675860 (electronic bk.)
OCLC:
864366286
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