By David J. A. Clines, Ellen Van Wolde
This quantity honours the exact contribution to Hebrew Bible reports over 4 a long time by way of Cheryl Exum, Professor Emerita of bible study within the college of Sheffield. Her particular pursuits have lain, first, within the glossy literary feedback of the Hebrew Bible, the place her key paintings used to be Tragedy and Biblical Narrative: Arrows of the Almighty. Asecond region has been feminist feedback of the Hebrew Bible; the following her awesome contributions have been Fragmented ladies: Feminist (Sub)versions of Biblical Narratives and Plotted, Shot, and Painted: Cultural Representations of Biblical ladies. a more moderen, and now nearly favorite, topic is the Bible and cultural experiences, in particular the Bible and paintings. Key works the following were a sequence of edited volumes, reminiscent of past the Biblical Horizon: The Bible and the humanities, and The Bible in movie / The Bible and picture. Her fourth sector of constant curiosity has been the track of Songs, with many articles culminating in her perceptive observation within the outdated testomony Library sequence. during this wealthy quantity, 25 of her neighbors and co-workers supply her papers on a lot of these topics. numerous are on or round the tune of Songs (Graeme Auld, Fiona Black, David Clines, Sara Japhet, Martti Nissinen, Yair Zakovitch), and issues of feminist curiosity (Yairah Amit, Athalya Brenner, Claudia Camp, Hugh Pyper, Jack Sasson). Cultural experiences are represented via Alice Bach, Hans Barstad, Andrew Davies, David Gunn, Martin O'Kane, John Sawyer and Ellen van Wolde, and literary feedback by means of Michael Fox, Edwin solid, Norman Gottwald, Edward Greenstein, Francis Landy, Burke lengthy and Hugh Williamson.
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1, 23-30; and also Mal. 34 b. The David Polemic The Judah–David polemic in our story is more complicated. 35 One example of such labyrinthine explanations will suffice, that of Kiel: ‘With respect to the appearance of “a stain” in the descendants of Judah, it seems that we have to apply here the saying of the Sages: Why did the reign of Saul not continue? Because there was no stain on him, and therefore the kings from his line might be too arrogant over their subjects. But David comes from Ruth the Moabitess, and Rabbi Yohanan said, “You do not appoint as community leader someone who doesn’t have an unsavory past (lit.
Given all the suggestive talk of lbbwt, it seems a particularly unfeeling choice of words when Absalom urges his sister not to ‘put her heart’ to the situation (20). We may hear Tamar speaking all the louder after Bathsheba’s silence. ’ may equally send us back to reconsider Bathsheba and the much more compact account of her rst coming together with David. 4-5). Of these, ‘sent … took … came … lay … returned … conceived … sent … reported … said’, are all commonly used and uncontroversial. But ‘he lay with her’ is followed by the much more puzzling participial clause why’ mtqdšt mt[m’th.
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A Critical Engagement: Essays on the Hebrew Bible in Honour of J. Cheryl Exum by David J. A. Clines, Ellen Van Wolde