Under the gaze of the Bible Jean-Louis Chrétien ; translated by John Marson Dunaway.
Jean-Louis Chrétien 1952-Book
Hebrew Bible and ancient versions : selected essays of Robert P. Gordon.
Aldershot, England : Ashgate
David's rise and Saul's demise: narrative analogy in 1 Samuel 24-26 -- Simplicity of the highest cunning: narrative art in the Old Testament -- Word-play and verse-order in 1 Samuel xxiv 5-8 -- Covenant and apology in 2 Samuel 3 -- Compositeness, conflation and the Pentateuch -- Who made the kingmaker?: reflections on Samuel and the institution of the monarchy -- A house divided: wisdom in Old Testament narrative traditions -- Gibeonite ruse and Israelite curse in Joshua 9 -- A story of two paradigm shifts -- From Mari to Moses: prophecy at Mari and in ancient Israel -- Where have all the prophets gone? The "disappearing" Israelite prophet against the background of ancient Near Eastern prophecy -- Present trends and future directions -- The ideological foe: the Philistines in the Old Testament -- A warranted version of historical biblical criticism?: a response to Alvin Plantinga -- "Comparativism" and the God of Israel -- Better promises: two passages in Hebrews against the background of the Old Testament cultus -- The second Septuagint account of Jeroboam: history or midrash? -- Source study in 1 Kings XII -- The variable wisdom of Abel: The MT and versions at 2 Samuel xx 18-19 -- The Syriac Old Testament: provenance, perspective and translation technique -- "Converse translation" in the Targums and beyond -- The legacy of Lowth: Robert Lowth and the book of Isaiah in particular -- Alexander Sperber and the study of the Targums -- The Targumists as eschatologists -- Terra Sancta and the territorial doctrine of the Targum to the prophets -- Targum as midrash: contemporizing in the Targum to the prophets -- Dialogue and disputation in the Targum to the prophets -- The Ephraimite Messiah and the Targum(s) to Zechariah 12.10.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Society for Old Testament Study monographs
xxxi, 375 pages
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Jean-Louis Chrétien 1952-Book
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