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The Diptych Structure: Original or Redactional?

Thomas L. Brodie

in Genesis as Dialogue: A Literary, Historical, and Theological Commentary

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138368
eISBN:
9780199834037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138368.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Theoretically, Genesis’ diptych structure may be seen either as belonging to the nature of the text or simply as an editorial addition – a way of arranging the text. To determine which explanation is ... More


Justinian and the Making of the Syrian Orthodox Church

Volker L. Menze

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199534876
eISBN:
9780191716041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534876.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This study historicizes the formation of the Syrian Orthodox Church in the first half of the 6th century. The Council of Chalcedon in 451 divided eastern Christianity, with those who were later ... More


The Libellus of Hormisdas: A Remodelling of the Past

Volker L. Menze

in Justinian and the Making of the Syrian Orthodox Church

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199534876
eISBN:
9780191716041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534876.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Chapter 2 discusses the use of theological proof text, florilegia and generally the use of argument in the 530s in order to understand what the motives of the protagonists were, and to answer the ... More


Genesis as Dialogue: A Literary, Historical, and Theological Commentary

Thomas L. Brodie

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138368
eISBN:
9780199834037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138368.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Genesis is a literary unity, and is the foundation for the Pentateuch and for the entire Primary History (Genesis‐2 Kings). This unity is complex, like the human body with its many diverse parts. As ... More


Further Evidence of Genesis's Unity: Consistent Overlapping Structures—Chiasms, Spiraling Stories, and Double Dramas, Including Twenty‐SixDiptychs

Thomas L. Brodie

in Genesis as Dialogue: A Literary, Historical, and Theological Commentary

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138368
eISBN:
9780199834037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138368.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Genesis’ literary unity has several features. It contains consistent overlapping structures including bodylike complexity and chiasms, spiraling structures with consistent patterns of expanding ... More


Texts in Conversation: Charlemagne Epics and Romances in Insular Plural-text Codices

Marianne Ailes and Phillipa Hardman

in Insular Books: Vernacular manuscript miscellanies in late medieval Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780197265833
eISBN:
9780191771996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265833.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The Anglo-Norman and Middle English manuscripts of the insular Charlemagne tradition are in many respects very different, but both may present the texts in material contexts that raise the question ... More


The Heraldic Image

DOROTHY YAMAMOTO

in The Boundaries of the Human in Medieval English Literature

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198186748
eISBN:
9780191718564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186748.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

In heraldry, ‘the names of the nobility were related totemically to the natural world, especially to animals’. Heraldry was vitally important in the late 14th-century English courtly world, as ... More


Temporality: The Palimpsestic Road and Diachronic Thinking

Laura Rascaroli

in How the Essay Film Thinks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190238247
eISBN:
9780190238278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190238247.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Opening with a discussion of the diptych form in film, seen as a dialogic structure activated in a spatiotemporal in-betweenness, this chapter focuses on films constructed around an interstice ... More


Framing: Looking for an Object, or The Essay Film as Theoretical Practice

Laura Rascaroli

in How the Essay Film Thinks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190238247
eISBN:
9780190238278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190238247.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Essay films performatively display the process of thinking; hence, issues of textual and contextual framing are at the center of their practice. To frame is to detach an object from its background ... More


Jonah and Jesus: In One Story, Two

Robert C. Gregg

in Shared Stories, Rival Tellings: Early Encounters of Jews, Christians, and Muslims

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190231491
eISBN:
9780190231521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190231491.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

A Gospel writer’s likening of Jonah’s three days in the whale’s belly to Jesus’s three days in the earth sponsored a history of Christian typological understanding: the fate of Jonah was a prototype ... More


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