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Themes and Variations: A Study of Action in Biblical Narrative
Robert C. Culley
ISBN
9781555407582
Volume
SemeiaSt 23
Status
Available
Price
$29.00
Publication Date
January 1993
Paperback

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The author examines repeated patterns in Old Testament narratives with particular focus on action sequences including those that involve punishment, rescue, achievement, reward, announcement, and prohibition. Culley uses examples from 1 Samuel, 1–2 Kings, Judges, Joshua, Genesis, and Exodus.

Features:

  • Treatment of stories in the Pentateuch and the historical books
  • Diagrams illustrating action sequences
  • Introduction focused on the study of biblical narrative

Robert C. Culley (1932–2013) was Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Religious Studies, at McGill University.