Prophet Like Moses Pb Paperback

A Narrative-Theological Reading of the Elijah Cycle

by Dharamraj Havilah

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Prophet Like Moses Pb

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Since rabbinic times, the resonance between the Moses stories and the Elijah stories has been regularly noted. Taking into account that Deut. 18:18 promises Israel a 'prophet like Moses', this resonance compels an evaluation of Elijah, holding Moses as the benchmark. Here, scholarship struggles with a paradox. At Horeb Elijah fails in the critical prophetic task of intercession. Yet, his service as prophet is affirmed beyond doubt in his iconic whirlwind-and-chariots-of-fire exit. How are these to be reconciled? Is Elijah a prophet of Mosaic fibre or not? This work offers a strikingly different approach to the Elijah stories. Dharamraj employs the narrative critical method to offer a close reading of the text - a reading that is singular in its sensitivity to the inner-biblical exegesis mediated by the Moses parallels. Such an approach opens up intriguing possibilities in interpretation. Here, her analysis of the dramatic and difficult discourse of the earthquake-wind-fire- 'still, small voice' theophany at Horeb is notable. So also, is the case she carefully builds for whether Elijah emerges as the hoped-for 'prophet like Moses'.

Prophet Like Moses Pb by Dharamraj Havilah was published by Paternoster Press in April 2011. The ISBN for Prophet Like Moses Pb is 9781842275337.

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    Details for Prophet Like Moses Pb

    Author / Artist
    Book FormatPaperback
    PublisherPaternoster Press (April 2011)
    Number of Pages230
    Thickness17 mm
    Height229 mm
    Width152 mm
    Product Code1004218
    Page last updated 2nd October 2018
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