God as Storyteller
Seeking Meaning in Biblical Narrative
By (author) John A. Beck
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God as Storyteller by John A. Beck
Book DescriptionThis book honors the role of God as storyteller and explores how God's inspired authors carefully select and present an event so as to instill it with meaning. In order to deepen our appreciation of the storyteller's craft, this book surveys the traditional categories of narrative criticism to see how the design of scene, plot, characterization, narration, time, and wordplay shape the story we read. But the reader will also find a considerable portion of this book devoted to a new form of narrative analysis-narrative geography.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780827212541
(229mm x 152mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Chalice Press
Publisher: Chalice Press
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author John A. Beck
Baker Illustrated Guide to Everyday Life in Bible Times, Hardback (October 2013)
A beautiful full-color resource that illustrates what life was like during biblical times, helping readers gain a deeper and more accurate understanding of the Bible.
Zondervan Dictionary of Biblical Imagery, Hardback (December 2010)
This reference work provides definitions and illustrations for biblical images related to everyday life, nature, and geography in ancient and first-century Israel. Articles address the reality behind each unfamiliar or misunderstood image. Contributors also explain how the biblical authors have employed that image in various passages of Scripture.
Visual Guide to Bible Events, Hardback (October 2009)» View all books by John A. Beck
This highly visual, four color book presents biblical geography and explores the meaning and relevance of place names within the selected Bible stories.
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Author Biography - John A. Beck
John A. Beck is a former associate professor of Hebrew and Old Testament at Concordia University Wisconsin who has written extensively about the function of geography in biblical narratives, including the "Geography" entry in Dictionary for Theological Interpretation (Baker Academic Press, 2006). Currently a guide in Israel for Bible World Seminars, he is the author of The Land of Milk and Honey (Concordia Academic Press, 2006).
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