By Jason P. Rosenblatt, Joseph C. Sitterson Jr.
"... ÂNot in Heaven is efficacious, not just to specialist Bible students yet to all who love the booklet of books. If there are seventy faces to the Torah, because the midrash claims, this publication illuminates a number of more."Â —Conservative Judaism
"A stimulating collection."Â —Literature and Theology
"In brief, this selection of essays bargains quite a few literary responses to the issues of biblical exegesis, and contributes definitely to the discussion among the 2 disciplines. No student drawn to the Bible as literature can find the money for to disregard it." —Cithara
Distinguished literary critics and biblical students remove darkness from texts from the production debts of Genesis to the parables of Mark, addressing questions similar to the interpretive tensions in the textual content and relationships among literature and ideology.
The individuals are Robert adjust, Adele Berlin, John Drury, Bernard M. Levinson, William T. McBride, James C. Nohrnberg, James A. Sanders, Regina Schwartz, Meir Sternberg, and Phyllis Trible.
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