Tragedy and Biblical Narrative: Arrows of the Almighty

Tragedy and Biblical Narrative: Arrows of the Almighty

by J. Cheryl Exum



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521410731
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/11/1992
Pages: 220
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; About translations and transliterations; Part I. Biblical Narrative and the Tragic Vision; Part II. Saul: the Hostility of God: Excursus: hostile transcendence in the Samson story; Part III. Jephthah: the Absence of God: Excursus 1: The awful and sustaining power of words; Excursus 2: Jephthah and his daughter: a feminist reading; Part IV. The Fate of the House of Saul: Michal and Jonathan; Jonathan; Michal; Abner and Ishbosheth; Rizpah's vigil and the tragic end of the House of Saul; Part V. David: the Judgement of God; Afterword; Notes; Bibliography; Index of authors; Index of proper names; Index of citations.

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