Satire and the Hebrew Prophets   -     By: Thomas Jemielity
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Satire and the Hebrew Prophets

Westminster John Knox Press / 1992 / Paperback

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Format: Paperback
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Dimensions: 5 1/2 X 8 1/2 (inches)
ISBN: 066425229X
ISBN-13: 9780664252298
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In this book, Thomas Jemielity demonstrates the striking relationship between satire and Hebrew prophecy by reviewing the role of ridicule in both and analyzing questions of nature, structure, form, and audience. This pioneering study makes compelling reading for all interested in the Bible and Western literature.

The Literary Currents in Biblical Interpretation series explores current trends within the discipline of biblical interpretation by dealing with the literary qualities of the Bible: the play of its language, the coherence of its final form, and the relationships between text and readers. Biblical interpreters are being challenged to take responsibility for the theological, social, and ethical implications of their readings. This series encourages original readings that breach the confines of traditional biblical criticism.

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Thomas J. Jemielity is Professor Emeritus of English at the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana.

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