The Whirlwind: Essays on Job, Hermeneutics and Theology in Memory of Jane Morse

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Stephen L. Cook, Corrine L. Patton, James W. Watts
A&C Black, Feb 1, 2002 - Religion - 215 pages
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This collection of essays focuses on the book of Job, exploring the complex interplay of methodology and hermeneutics. There are two major parts: approaches that are primarily historical, i.e. the recovery of what the text 'meant'; and those that are contextual, i.e. that take seriously the context of reading. Both approaches engage the theological issue of how this reading helps us to better appropriate what the text 'means'. Contributors include the editors, Mark S. Smith, Douglas J. Green, Victoria Hoffer, Ellen F. Davis and Claire Matthews McGinnis.An introductory essay surveys the contents and outcomes of the various contributions and proposes new directions for the question of integrating methods.
 

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Contents

Acknowledgments
7
Abbreviations
8
List of Contributors
11
Jane Morse and the Fuller Sense Theoretical Framework for a Sensus Plenior
13
The Divine Family at Ugarit and Israelite Monotheism
40
Psalm 23 and Job
69
Illusion Allusion and Literary Artifice in the Frame Narrative of Job
84
The Integrity of Faith
100
On Jobs Wife
121
Leviathan and Behemoth in Light of Catholic Theology
142
The Unreliable Narrator of Job
168
Relecture Hermeneutics and Christs Passion in the Psalms
181
Bibliography
206
Index of References
222
Index of Authors
227
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Stephen L. Cook is Professor of Old Testament at Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria, VA.

Stephen Cook is an Associate Professor at Virginia Theological Seminary, Alexandria, Virginia, USA. Corrine Patton is Associate Professor at the University of St Thomas, St Paul, Minnesota, USA. James Watts is Associate Professor of Religion at Syracuse University, USA.

James Watts is Associate Professor of Religion at Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, USA. Paul House is Professor of Old Testament Interpretation at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky.

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