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Texts Reading Texts, Sacred And Sec : Two Postmodern Perspectives -  Jack

Texts Reading Texts, Sacred And Sec

Two Postmodern Perspectives

By: Jack

Hardcover Published: 1st May 1999
ISBN: 9781850759546
Number Of Pages: 235

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The language, themes and imagery of the Bible have been rewritten into texts across time. In the Revelation of John, the Hebrew Bible echoes and is reinvented, just as in James Hogg's The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner (1824) many explicit and implicit readings and interpretations of the Bible are offered. In Texts Reading Texts, these readings of the Bible, and the ways in which Revelation and Hogg's Confessions have themselves been read, are considered from the two postmodern perspectives of marginalization and deconstruction. By reading the two seemingly unrelated texts side by side from these perspectives, traditional readings of them both are disturbed and challenged.

Prefacep. 7
Acknowledgmentsp. 9
Abbreviationsp. 10
Introductionp. 11
Marginalization
Hogg's Readings of the Biblep. 38
Revelation Reading the Hebrew Biblep. 75
Deconstruction
Reading the Confessions Deconstructivelyp. 126
Reading Revelation Deconstructivelyp. 167
Conclusionp. 205
Genesis Rabbah 19.9 and 19.10p. 210
4Q385 Second Ezekiel 2p. 212
Bibliographyp. 213
Index of Referencesp. 228
Index of Authorsp. 233
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ISBN: 9781850759546
ISBN-10: 1850759545
Series: Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement (Hardcover)
Audience: BAC
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 235
Published: 1st May 1999
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.18 x 16.36  x 1.73
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1