The descent from the mountain : narrative patterns in Exodus 19-40 /

This 'close reading' of Exodus 19-40 focuses on the repetition of the 'encounter on the mountain'. This double encounter is expressed in a narrative structure of preparatory episodes climaxed by the theophany. The tension of the narrative is linked to 'the people' as th...

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Author / Creator:Hauge, Martin Ravndal.
Imprint:Sheffield, England : Sheffield Academic Press, ©2001.
Description:1 online resource (362 pages).
Language:English
Series:Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 323
Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 323.
Subject:Bible. -- Exodus, XIX-XL -- Language, style.
Bible. -- Exodus, XIX-XL -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. -- Exodus, XIX-XL -- Criticism, narrative.
Bible. -- A.T. -- Exode. -- XIX-XL -- Style.
Bible. -- A.T. -- Exode. -- XIX-XL -- Critique, interprétation, etc.
Bible. -- A.T. -- Exode. -- XIX-XL -- Critique narrative.
Bible. -- A.T. -- Nombres. -- VII-XIV -- Critique, interprétation, etc.
Narration in the Bible.
Narration dans la Bible.
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Old Testament.
Narration in the Bible.
Exodus (bijbelboek)
Vertelkunst.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11183285
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ISBN:9780567140890
056714089X
9781841271774
1841271772
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9781281841735
9786611841737
6611841733
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-344) and indexes.
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Summary:This 'close reading' of Exodus 19-40 focuses on the repetition of the 'encounter on the mountain'. This double encounter is expressed in a narrative structure of preparatory episodes climaxed by the theophany. The tension of the narrative is linked to 'the people' as the unlikely heroes of encounter and solved by the divine descent from the divine mountain to the man-made tent. The new situation of permanent encounter is foregrounded by the juxtaposed stories of pre- and post- Sinai journey, and the theme of the 'substitution of Moses' underlines a radical reinterpretation of traditional conce.
Other form:Print version: Hauge, Martin Ravndal. Descent from the mountain. Sheffield, England : Sheffield Academic Press, ©2001 1841271772 9781841271774