By Jason P. Rosenblatt, Joseph C. Sitterson Jr.
"... ÂNot in Heaven is effective, not just to specialist Bible students yet to all who love the publication of books. If there are seventy faces to the Torah, because the midrash claims, this booklet illuminates numerous more."Â —Conservative Judaism
"A stimulating collection."Â —Literature and Theology
"In brief, this selection of essays bargains a number of literary responses to the issues of biblical exegesis, and contributes definitely to the discussion among the 2 disciplines. No pupil drawn to the Bible as literature can find the money for to disregard it." —Cithara
Distinguished literary critics and biblical students light up texts from the construction money owed of Genesis to the parables of Mark, addressing questions akin to the interpretive tensions in the textual content and relationships among literature and ideology.
The participants are Robert adjust, Adele Berlin, John Drury, Bernard M. Levinson, William T. McBride, James C. Nohrnberg, James A. Sanders, Regina Schwartz, Meir Sternberg, and Phyllis Trible.
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