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The Divine Drama

The Old Testament as Literature

John Dancy

With this book John Dancy has set out to restore the Old Testament to 'the reading list of the general educated public' by selecting sections of the text for their artistic merit and intrinsic interest. These dramatic narratives and the heightened speech of Hebrew poetry are accompanied by Dancy's commentary, which provides parallels with other ancient Near Eastern and Greek texts, and highlights features of Hebrew language and story-telling techniques.


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  • Publisher: Lutterworth
  • Year: 2002
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 800pp
  • Illustrated: No
  • ISBN: 9780718829872
  • Condition: New
  • Weight: 1.1kg
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