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The Responsive Self: Personal Religion in Biblical Literature of the Neo-Babylonian and Persian Periods

Susan Niditch
Format
Book
Published
New Haven : Yale University Press, [2015]
Language
English
Series
The Anchor Yale Bible Reference Library
Anchor Yale Bible Reference Library
ISBN
9780300166361, 0300166362
Contents
  • 1. Sour grapes, suffering, and coping with chaos: outlook on the individual
  • 2. Personal religion in Ecclesiastes and Job: conventional wisdom, responses in the first-person voice, and the problem of suffering
  • 3. From incantation and lament to autobiography
  • 4. The negotiating self: vowing and personal religion
  • 5. Material religion, created and experienced: burial sites, symbolic visions, and sign acts
  • 6. Experiencing the Divine personally: heavenly visits and earthly encounters
  • 7. Characterization and contrast: dynamics of the personal in late-biblical narration.
Description
vii, 190 pages ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-178) and indexes.
Technical Details
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