Open-Mindedness in the Bible and Beyond

Open-Mindedness in the Bible and Beyond

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The contributions to this volume reflect upon changing paradigms within biblical scholarship, and in how biblical scholarship is taught. Taken together, they offer a multifaceted and informative indication of how open-mindedness in one's approach can yield fascinating results across the study of the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible. The range in topic of the contributions is exemplified in the difference between the first chapter, which works from the personal anecdote of the changing opinion of its author to make a wider point about models for Pentateuchal formation, and the third chapter, which comments on the current state of the study of ancient Israel in universities today. Other contributions include; an essay on the subject of space as a social construct in Isaiah 24-27; civil courage and whether the Bible allows room for protest; the question of monotheism in Persian Judah; the historical Ezra, and the telling of the story of Joseph (Genesis 50: 15-21) in children's Bibles in the Netherlands. The contributors include Hugh Williamson, Ehud Ben Zvi, Rainer Albertz, Karel von der Toorn, and Christoph Uehlinger.In so far as the disciples ascribe hypothetical past activity to the man, it is the negative activity of committing sin.13 In his answer, ... The man now acts for the first time in the story as a subject: he does exactly as Jesus has commanded him, and this results in ... Comparison with other minor characters in John, especially with the lame man of Chapter 5, is interesting but leads us too far astray in this context.


Title:Open-Mindedness in the Bible and Beyond
Author: Marjo Korpel, Lester L. Grabbe
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing - 2015-06-18
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