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Conclusions

Michael Fishbane

in Biblical Interpretation in Ancient Israel

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198266990
eISBN:
9780191600593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198266995.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

A broad and comprehensive summary of this part emphasizes the forms of the ancient Israelite legal traditum and the types and content of its exegetical traditio. This phenomenon is placed within the ... More


The History of Research on the Covenant Code

John Van Seters

in A Law Book for the Diaspora: Revision in the Study of the Covenant Code

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195153156
eISBN:
9780199834785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195153154.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

In a review of past research on the Covenant Code, this chapter addresses the relationship of the code to the E source of the Documentary Hypothesis and the use of form criticism of law and tradition ... More


The Art of Mystical Narrative: A Poetics of the Zohar

Eitan P. Fishbane

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780199948635
eISBN:
9780190885489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199948635.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book studies the Zohar as a work of literature. While the Zohar has long been recognized as a signal achievement of mystical theology, myth, and exegesis, this monograph presents a poetics of ... More


Form Criticism: The Limits of Form Criticism in the Study of Literature, with Reflections on Psalm 34

Stuart Weeks

in Biblical Interpretation and Method: Essays in Honour of John Barton

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199645534
eISBN:
9780191755842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645534.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religious Studies

Since Hermann Gunkel’s initial development of the idea that oral traditions took on a particular form shaped by the requirements of the setting in which they were used, 'form criticism' has been an ... More


Historical Criticism: Truth in Biblical Criticism

John Muddiman

in Biblical Interpretation and Method: Essays in Honour of John Barton

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199645534
eISBN:
9780191755842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645534.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religious Studies

The concern in this chapter is with those truths, of a particular sort and degree, about which biblical criticism in its various aspects has something to say. The particular focus is on the question ... More


The Logic of Appeal

David A. Lambert

in How Repentance Became Biblical: Judaism, Christianity, and the Interpretation of Scripture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190212247
eISBN:
9780190212261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190212247.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The form-critical designation, “penitential prayer,” has enjoyed widespread usage in biblical studies. The focus of this chapter’s re-examination of prayer is on describing the various models from ... More


Introduction

Will Kynes

in An Obituary for "Wisdom Literature": The Birth, Death, and Intertextual Reintegration of a Biblical Corpus

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198777373
eISBN:
9780191823091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777373.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The introduction sets this study in the context of the three recent critical approaches it combines: (1) “metacritical” studies of biblical criticism that identify and critically analyze the ... More


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