Item description for The Character of God in the Book of Genesis: A Narrative Appraisal by W. Lee Humphreys...
Overview W. Lee Humphreys uses recent developments in literary theory along with the Book of Genesis to show how God functions as a "character" in its narrative. Humphreys discusses the coherence and consistency of God as a character and the way in which God's character develops throughout the narrative. "The Character of God" brings us fresh insight in our reading of Genesis.
By using recent developments in literary theory, W. Lee Humphreys uses Genesis to show how God functions as a character in the Genesis narrative. Very creatively, Humphreys explores the coherence and consistency of God as a character, the way in which God's character changes and develops throughout the narrative, and how giving attention to the character of God enriches our experience of reading Genesis.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.01" Width: 6" Height: 0.74" Weight: 1.05 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 2001
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN 0664223605 ISBN13 9780664223601
Availability 0 units.
More About W. Lee Humphreys
W. Lee Humphreys is Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee.