On the Way to the Postmodern Hardback

Old Testament Essays 1967-1998 Volume 1

by David J. A. Clines;

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On the Way to the Postmodern

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For these two volumes, the author has selected 50 articles and papers, ten of them not previously published, from his work as an Old Testament scholar over the last 30 years. Some of the papers, like 'The Evidence for an Autumnal New Year in Pre-exilic Israel Reconsidered', are far from postmodern in their outlook. But there is ample evidence here that the postmodern is indeed the direction in which his mind has been moving. The essays are organized in eight sections (Method, Literature, History, Theology, Language, Psalms, Job-and, for entertainment, Divertimenti). They include 'Reading Esther from Left to Right', 'Beyond Synchronic Diachronic', 'Story and Poem: The Old Testament as Literature and as Scripture', 'In Search of the Indian Job', and 'Philology and Power'-as well as 'The Postmodern Adventure in Biblical Studies'.

On the Way to the Postmodern by David J. A. Clines was published by Continuum in November 1998. The ISBN for On the Way to the Postmodern is 9781850759010.

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Details for On the Way to the Postmodern

Page last updated 23rd October 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherContinuum (November 1998)
Number of Pages464
Thickness30 mm
Height216 mm
Width140 mm
Product Code1181809
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