Encounters in the dark : identity formation in the Jacob story / Noel Forlini Burt.
- Atlanta : SBL Press, 
- Semeia studies ; no. 96.
Semeia studies ; number 96
viii, 186 pages ; 24 cm.
- Jacob (Biblical patriarch) -- Biblical teaching.
Light and darkness in the Bible.
Jacob (Biblical patriarch).
- "Encounters in the Dark: Identity Formation in the Jacob Story traces the many moments of darkness in the life of Jacob from the darkness of his mother's womb to the triumphant scene of wrestling God by the Jabbok River. Through an exploration of key moments in Jacob's story, Noel Forlini Burt follows Jacob's journey from home, to exile, and back home again. His story symbolizes the larger story of the Israel's own wrestling with God in the darkness of exile and return"-- Provided by publisher.
- 1. The name
2. The face
3. The wound
4. The dark
5. The crossing
6. Facing the dark.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Other format:
- Online version: Forlini Burt, Noel, Encounters in the dark
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