By David J. A. Clines, Ellen Van Wolde

ISBN-10: 1907534334

ISBN-13: 9781907534331

This quantity honours the designated contribution to Hebrew Bible reports over 4 a long time by way of Cheryl Exum, Professor Emerita of bible study within the collage of Sheffield. Her distinctive pursuits have lain, first, within the smooth literary feedback of the Hebrew Bible, the place her key paintings used to be Tragedy and Biblical Narrative: Arrows of the Almighty. Asecond zone has been feminist feedback of the Hebrew Bible; the following her extraordinary contributions have been Fragmented ladies: Feminist (Sub)versions of Biblical Narratives and Plotted, Shot, and Painted: Cultural Representations of Biblical ladies. a more moderen, and now nearly favorite, topic is the Bible and cultural experiences, specially the Bible and paintings. Key works the following were a chain of edited volumes, equivalent to past the Biblical Horizon: The Bible and the humanities, and The Bible in movie / The Bible and picture. Her fourth sector of constant curiosity has been the track of Songs, with many articles culminating in her perceptive statement within the outdated testomony Library sequence. during this wealthy quantity, 25 of her acquaintances and associates supply her papers on some of these subject matters. numerous are on or round the track of Songs (Graeme Auld, Fiona Black, David Clines, Sara Japhet, Martti Nissinen, Yair Zakovitch), and themes of feminist curiosity (Yairah Amit, Athalya Brenner, Claudia Camp, Hugh Pyper, Jack Sasson). Cultural reviews are represented by way of Alice Bach, Hans Barstad, Andrew Davies, David Gunn, Martin O'Kane, John Sawyer and Ellen van Wolde, and literary feedback via Michael Fox, Edwin solid, Norman Gottwald, Edward Greenstein, Francis Landy, Burke lengthy and Hugh Williamson.

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The possibility of double meaning is noted by Shimon Bar-Efrat, Das Zweite Buch Samuel. Ein narratologisch-philologischer Kommentar (BWANT, 9/16; Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, 2009), p. 128. 28 A Critical Engagement love-poetry and love-language on which the classic Song had drawn. Who knew such poetry? If the prince knew it, then his restating of his counsellor’s advice was all the more erotically fraught. If King David knew such poetry, then his response to Amnon’s request suggests complicity. Was it only men who made up the audience when love-poetry was recited?

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