The Captivity of Innocence: Babel and the Yahwist

The Captivity of Innocence: Babel and the Yahwist

by AndrZ LaCocque


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781608993536
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 04/02/2010
Pages: 206
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Andre LaCocque is Professor Emeritus of Old Testament at Chicago Theological Seminary. He is the author of The Trial of Innocence and Onslaught against Innocence (Cascade Books); The Feminine Unconventional; Romance, She Wrote; Esther Regina; and a commentary on Ruth. He is also the coauthor (with Paul Ricoeur) of Thinking Biblically: Exegetical and Hermeneutical Studies.

Table of Contents

Foreword Wayne G. Rollins ix

Acknowledgments xiii

Abbreviations xiv

1 Prologue 1

Part 1

2 Construction 25

3 The Story of Babel as Myth-Tradition History 69

4 A Psychological Approach to Genesis 11:1-9-Psychological Biblical Criticism 89

5 Translation 127

Part 2

6 Deconstruction 131

7 Conclusion 157

Bibliography 163

Index of Names 179

Index of Ancient Documents 183

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