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Form Criticism of the Old Testament (GUIDES TO BIBLICAL SCHOLARSHIP OLD TESTAMENT SERIES)

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Because of its long oral tradition the Old Testament includes a great variety of types of literature--narrative, poetry, proverbs, hymns. Form criticism analyzes these genres within the biblical material in terms of structure, intention & setting. Gene Tucker clearly defines the basic principles & methods of form criticism & outlines its relation to other disciplines. 1. The form critical method: The beginning of Old Testament form criticism; Basic principles & aims of form criticism; The methods of Old Testament form criticism; Form criticism & other Old Testament criticisms 2. Form criticism at work: some representative genres & texts: Narrative genres: Myths & folktales. Saga. History. Legend & novelette. An example: Jacob's struggle at the Jabbok (Gen 32:22-32); Prophetic literature: Gunkel's contributions. A general view. Messenger speech. The prophetic word as announcement. Other genres. Setting. Some examples.

Product Specifications

Author
Gene M. Tucker
Binding
Paperback
Creator
  • J. Coert Rylaarsdam
  • Editor
EAN
9780800601775
EANList
  • 9780800601775
Edition
Revised
ISBN
0800601777
ItemDimensions
  • 875 hundredths-inches
  • 575 hundredths-inches
  • 32 Hundredths Pounds
  • 50 hundredths-inches
Label
Fortress Pr
Languages
  • English, Published English, Original Language English, Unknown
Manufacturer
Fortress Pr
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
84
PackageDimensions
  • 50 hundredths-inches
  • 830 hundredths-inches
  • 15 Hundredths Pounds
  • 540 hundredths-inches
PackageQuantity
1
ProductGroup
Book
ProductTypeName
ABIS_BOOK
PublicationDate
1971-06-01
Publisher
Fortress Pr
Studio
Fortress Pr
Title
Form Criticism of the Old Testament (GUIDES TO BIBLICAL SCHOLARSHIP OLD TESTAMENT SERIES)
isbn-13-20
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