The Bible as Revelatory Word Hardback
1 Scripture as Oracular Text (the Prophetic and Wisdom Traditions)
by Robert Ignatius Letellier;
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The Bible as Revelatory Word
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The approach adopted here, building on a fundamental understanding of the Old Testament, searches for deeper understanding of both approaches and genres. This study enables a thematic overview of the subject, a way into some of the critical issues endemic to grasping both traditions, and by implication, some of the fundamental approaches used in biblical scholarship. This study encourages reading the texts themselves, developing a sharper perception of language, imagery, genre and style. The book, thus, provides an overall picture of the literary types employed, locates the sacred books in a chronological and thematic context, exploring the texts through the specific passages provided, always looking to find the theological keyscritical to understanding these particular books and their enduring message across the ages. A particularly interesting aspect of this study is its collection of iconography, offering a cross-section of artistic responses to the power of the biblical discourse through the centuries. While Gustave Dore's famous etchings form the axis of the centrefolds, many other painters are included from different periods.
The Bible as Revelatory Word by Robert Ignatius Letellier was published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing in July 2016. The ISBN for The Bible as Revelatory Word is 9781443890816.
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|Page last updated||4th January 2017|
|Author / Artist||Robert Ignatius Letellier|
|Publisher||Cambridge Scholars Publishing (July 2016)|
|Number of Pages||233|