Oral World and Written Word: Ancient Israelite Literature

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Westminister John Knox Press, 1996 - Religion - 170 pages
In this volume in the Library of Ancient Israel, Susan Niditch examines the impact of the Israelite oral tradition on its written legacy. This investigation yields a renewed understanding of the literary character of the Hebrew Bible.

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Contents

Toward
8
Variations in the Oral Register
25
New Ways of Thinking about Orality
39
Copyright

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Susan Niditch is Samuel Green Professor of Religion at Amherst College.

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