The Resource Amos and the cosmic imagination, James R. Linville

Amos and the cosmic imagination, James R. Linville

Label
Amos and the cosmic imagination
Title
Amos and the cosmic imagination
Statement of responsibility
James R. Linville
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Said to contain the words of the earliest of the biblical prophets (8th century BCE), the book of Amos is reinterpreted by James Linville in light of new and sometimes controversial historical approaches to the Bible. Amos is read as the literary product of the Persian-era community in Judah. Its representations of divine-human communication are investigated in the context of the ancient writers' own role as transmitters and shapers of religious traditions. Amos's extraordinary poetry expresses mythical conceptions of divine manifestation and a process of destruction and recreation of the cosm
Member of
Cataloging source
MERUC
Dewey number
224/.8077
Index
index present
LC call number
BS1585.53
LC item number
.L56 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Society for Old Testament Study monographs
Label
Amos and the cosmic imagination, James R. Linville
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; List of Abbreviations; Transliteration Scheme; Preface; Part I: Imagining Amos; Part II: Speech and Theophany; Part III: Speech and Silence; Part IV: Who Will Not Prophesy?; Bibliography; Name Index; Scripture Index
Control code
ocn560689638
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 199 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780754693550
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b25397035
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)560689638
  • pebcs0754693554

Library Locations

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      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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