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Like Unto Moses: The Constituting of an Interruption (Indiana Studies in Biblical Literature), James Nohrnberg
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Author:    James Nohrnberg

Title:   Like Unto Moses: The Constituting of an Interruption (Indiana Studies in Biblical Literature)

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   Used - Very Good

Jacket Condition:   Very Good

Publisher:    Indiana University Press May 1995

ISBN Number:    025334090X / 9780253340900

Seller ID:   116049

Book shows spotting and scuffing, but no structural wear. Jacket shows rubbing, otherwise like new. Text pristine.

An Eighth Day View:

"This exhaustive and important study of the meaning of Moses in the Bible demonstrates conclusively 'the Mosaicization of the canon'... Nohrnberg possesses a remarkable typological imagination. No summary can do justice to the sheer brilliance of the congruities and disparities he discovers on every page." --Journal of Religion

"LIKE UNTO MOSES proposes a series of challenging perspectives on the
process of canon-formation in the Bible. James Nohrnberg's ability to
trace connections among different elements of the biblical corpus is
unflaggingly resourceful, sometimes provocative, and often deeply
instructive." --Robert Alter

..." an insightful study of the traditions of Moses in the Bible." --Choice

"This is a formidably argued, large book.... It is also certainly the most sophisticated book on Moses and one of the most sophisticated readings of the Bible which I have ever had the pleasure of reading.... I think it is a brilliant achievement and would recommend it to every reader of the Bible." --R. P. Carroll, The Society for Old Testament Study Book List

The Moses of the Bible is a veiled figure who exists both inside and outside the text which describes and defines him. "Moses" is a creation of Israelite literary and scriptural tradition, an ideological construct, a reinvented memory, a projection of what Israel wished to see in Moses. Nohrnberg examines the texts of "Moses" for their representation of the tradition's self-doubt and its revisionary, "deuteronomic" content.

Price = 10.00 USD



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