Retelling the Torah
The Deuteronomistic Historians Use of Tetrateuchal Narratives
By (author) John Harvey
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Retelling the Torah by John Harvey
Book DescriptionThe Deuteronomistic Historian patterned more than four dozen of his narratives after those in Genesis-Numbers. The stories that make up Genesis-Numbers were indelibly impressed on the Deuteronomistic Historian's mind, to such an extent that in Deuteronomy-Kings he tells the stories of the nation through the lens of Genesis-Numbers. John Harvey discusses the eight criteria which may be used as evidence that the given stories in Deuteronomy-Kings were based on those in Genesis-Numbers. Unified accounts in the Deuteronomistic History, for instance, often share striking parallels with two or more redactional layers of their corresponding accounts in Genesis-Numbers, showing that the given accounts in the Deuteronomistic History were written after the corresponding accounts in Genesis-Numbers had been written. Furthermore, the Deuteronomistic Historian calls the reader's attention to accounts in Genesis-Numbers by explicitly citing and referring to them, by using personal names, and by drawing thematic and verbal parallels. Retelling the Torah, the first book to focus on these parallel narratives, contains far-reaching implications for Hebrew Bible scholarship.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780567080950
(234mm x 156mm x 9mm)
Imprint: T.& T.Clark Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - John Harvey
John E. Harvey has a Ph.D. in Old Testament from St. Michael's University College in Toronto, Ontario. He is the registrar of the Thorneloe University School of Theology, and is a deacon in the Anglican Church of Canada.
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