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Characters and characterization in the book of Samuel / edited by Keith Bodner and Benjamin J. M. Johnson.

Publication:
London ; New York : T&T Clark, [2020]
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 323 pages ; 24 cm.
Series:
Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament studies; 669.
T & T Clark library of biblical studies
Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament studies
T&T Clark library of biblical studies
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Subjects:
Bible. Samuel -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Characters and characteristics in the Bible.
Contents:
Character as interpretive crux in the book of Samuel / Benjamin J. M. Johnson
Desire divine: poems
pillars
pivots / J. P. Fokkelman
Worthy to be praised: God as a character in Samuel / Stephen B. Chapman
Hannah: a woman deeply troubled / Jenni Williams
Eli: a high priest thrown under the wheels of the ox cart / Marvin A. Sweeney
Orthodox theology, ulterior motives in Samuel's farewell speech?: the characterization of the prophet in 1 Samuel 12 / J. Richard Middleton
From a head above the rest to no head at all: transformations in the life of Saul / Paul S. Evans
David: kaleidoscope of a king / Keith Bodner, Benjamin J. M. Johnson
The heir of Saul: Jonathan's life and death in theological perspective / Diana Abernethy
Analogies between minor characters: the example of Michal / Jonathan Jacobs
Abigail: a woman of wisdom and decisive action / Philip F. Esler
Joab's coherence and incoherence: character and characterization / Barbara Green
Knowing Abner / David Shepherd
"A man of shame": ridiculing Saul's son, Ishbosheth / Michael Avioz
Foreigners in David's court / David G. Firth
Absalom: a warrior for justice
a life story in seven stages / Yairah Amit
Nathan: the unexpected gift of a prophet / James E. Patrick
Afterword.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 292-308) and indexes.
Contributor:
Bodner, Keith, 1967- editor.
Johnson, Benjamin J. M., 1982- editor.
ISBN:
9780567680860
056768086X
OCLC:
1122880297