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The Balaam Traditions
Language: en
Pages: 157
Authors: Michael S. Moore
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990 - Publisher:

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Balaam in Text and Tradition
Language: en
Pages: 415
Authors: Jonathan Miles Robker
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-08-19 - Publisher: Mohr Siebeck

The figure Balaam has interested exegetes and scribes for millennia. Jonathan Miles Robker examines the different versions of the literary character Balaam as attested in biblical and epigraphic literature. By contrasting the distinct information about Balaam presented in the various sources (the plaster inscription from Della, Numbers 22-24; 31; Deuteronomy
Balaam and His Interpreters
Language: en
Pages: 229
Authors: John T. Greene
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992 - Publisher:

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Images of Egypt in Early Biblical Literature
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Stephen C. Russell
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

Thisbook offers a regional paradigm for understanding the development of the traditions about Egypt and the exodus in the Hebrew Bible. It offers fresh readings of the golden calf stories in 1 Kings 12:25-33 and Exodus 32, the Balaam oracles in Numbers 22-24, and the Song of the Sea in
Irony and Meaning in the Hebrew Bible
Language: en
Pages: 376
Authors: Carolyn J. Sharp
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-12-23 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

Was God being ironic in commanding Eve not to eat fruit from the tree of wisdom? Carolyn J. Sharp suggests that many stories in the Hebrew Scriptures may be ironically intended. Deftly interweaving literary theory and exegesis, Sharp illumines the power of the unspoken in a wide variety of texts