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Reading Lamentations Intertextually

by Heath A. Thomas
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Release Date: 2021-11-04
Genre: Bibles
Pages: 352 pages
ISBN 13: 0567699595
ISBN 10: 9780567699596
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Synopsis : Reading Lamentations Intertextually written by Heath A. Thomas, published by Bloomsbury Publishing which was released on 2021-11-04. Download Reading Lamentations Intertextually Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. This book addresses intertextual connections between Lamentations and texts in each division of the Hebrew Bible, along with texts throughout history. -- This book addresses intertextual connections between Lamentations and texts in each division of the Hebrew Bible, along with texts throughout history. Sources examined range from the Dead Sea Scrolls to modern Shoah literature, allowing the volume's impact to reach beyond Lamentations to each of the 'intertexts' the chapters address. By bringing together scholars with expertise on this diverse array of texts, the volume offers a wide range of exegetical insight. It also enables the reader to appreciate the varying intertextual approaches currently employed in Biblical Studies, ranging from abstract theory to rigid method. By applying these to a focused analysis of Lamentations, this book will facilitate greater insight on both Lamentations and current methodological research.

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Authors: Heath A. Thomas, Brittany N. Melton
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-04 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

This book addresses intertextual connections between Lamentations and texts in each division of the Hebrew Bible, along with texts throughout history. Sources examined range from the Dead Sea Scrolls to modern Shoah literature, allowing the volume's impact to reach beyond Lamentations to each of the 'intertexts' the chapters address. By bringing together scholars with expertise on this diverse array of texts, the volume offers a wide range of exegetical insight. It also enables the reader to appreciate the varying intertextual approaches currently employed in Biblical Studies, ranging from abstract theory to rigid method. By applying these to a focused analysis of Lamentations, this book will facilitate greater insight on both Lamentations and current methodological research.
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Language: en
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Authors: Brittany N. Melton, Heather A. Thomas
Categories: Intertextuality in the Bible
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