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Elisha And The End Of Prophetism : Journal for the Study of the Old Testament Supplement S. -  Bergen

Elisha And The End Of Prophetism

Journal for the Study of the Old Testament Supplement S.

By: Bergen

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Published: 1st May 1999
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The stories of Elisha the prophet have received scant attention in recent years, perhaps because they are so enigmatic. This study places the Elisha material firmly within the narrative of Genesis-2 Kings, and examines the effect these stories have on the reader's perception of the role of the 'prophet'. Using the narratological theories of Mieke Bal, David Jobling and others, Bergen shows that the Elisha stories present prophetism in a negative light, confining prophets to a rather limited scope of action in the narrative world.

Prefacep. 7
List of Abbreviationsp. 8
Introductionp. 11
Narratologyp. 15
The Text, the Reader and the Readingp. 37
Elishap. 42
Conclusionp. 175
Bibliographyp. 180
Index of Referencesp. 193
Index of Authorsp. 199
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ISBN: 9781850759492
ISBN-10: 1850759499
Series: Journal for the Study of the Old Testament Supplement S.
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Published: 1st May 1999
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1