Item description for Lai- Oral World and Written Word (Library Of Ancient Israel) by Susan Niditch...
Overview In this volume in the Library of Ancient Israel, the author focuses on the way Israelites understood themselves at different points in history including before,during, and after the monarchy.
This book is an essential resource for understanding the question of the Bible's relationship to orality. Susan Niditch offers a strong argument for the continuity of the literature of the Israelites. She helps the modern reader look at the Bible as living words, breathing life into us daily, instead of seeing the text as a foregone artifact.
Volumes in the Library of Ancient Israel draw on multiple disciplines--such as archaeology, anthropology, sociology, linguistics, and literary criticism--to illuminate the everyday realities and social subtleties these ancient cultures experienced. This series employs sophisticated methods resulting in original contributions that depict the reality of the people behind the Hebrew Bible and interprets these insights for a wide variety of readers.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 6" Height: 8.75" Weight: 0.57 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 1996
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
Series Library Of Ancient Israel
ISBN 0664227244 ISBN13 9780664227241
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More About Susan Niditch
Susan Niditch is Samuel Green Professor of Religion at Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts. She is the author of many books, including "Oral World and Written Word: Ancient Israelite Literature", part of the acclaimed Library of Ancient Israel series.
Susan Niditch currently resides in the state of Massachusetts. Susan Niditch has an academic affiliation as follows - Amherst College.
Susan Niditch has published or released items in the following series...