Ethics and Biblical Narrative: A Literary and Discourse-Analytical Approach to the Story of Josiah

Ethics and Biblical Narrative: A Literary and Discourse-Analytical Approach to the Story of Josiah

by S. Min Chun

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199688968
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 05/13/2014
Series: Oxford Theology and Religion Monographs Series
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

S. Min Chun is Assistant Professor of Worldview and Biblical Studies, Vancouver Institute for Evangelical Worldview, Langley, Canada

Table of Contents

Introduction
I: Old Testament Narrative and Ethics
1. The Object and the Task of Old Testament Ethics
2. Survey of Previous Works Focusing on their Treatment of Narratives
3. Old Testament Narrative Ethics: Current Scene and a Proposal
II: Discourse Analysis for Ethical Reading of Old Testament Narrative
4. Defining Discourse Analysis
5. Benefits of Discourse Analysis for Ethical Reading
6. Evaluation: Direct Benefits of Discourse Analysis for Ethical Reading
III: Examples
7. Two Short Examples: Jeroboam (1 Kings 12:21-25) and Hezekiah (2 Kings 18:13-16)
8. Extended Example: an Ethical Commentary on the Story of Josiah in 2 Kings 22:1-23:30
Conclusions
Appendix: Verbal Constructions of 2 Kings 22:1-23:30

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