• Title: Sacred Enigmas: Literary Religion in the Hebrew Bible
  • Author: Stephen Geller
  • ISBN: 9780415127714
  • Page: 129
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Sacred Enigmas Literary Religion in the Hebrew Bible Sacred Enigmas assesses the religious and intellectual significance of the Hebrew Bible both as a document of its time and as an important step in the development of thought It presents the major aspe
    Sacred Enigmas assesses the religious and intellectual significance of the Hebrew Bible both as a document of its time and as an important step in the development of thought It presents the major aspects of biblical religion through detailed literary analyses of key texts, presented in English translation to make them accessible to the general reader as well as scholars.

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    1. While I read this book more than a decade ago, I return to it with affection and admiration. Geller's insights are never simple. Each chapter/article takes multiple re-readings to grasp the meaning. Despite all the extra effort, or perhaps because of it (for surely Geller expended even more), the learning is undeniable tremendous. I have lingered over Geller's analysis of Deuteronomy 4's subtle shift from seeing to hearing. I am currently wowed by his analysis of Isaiah's call and form of prophe [...]

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