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The city in the Hebrew Bible / edited by James K. Aitken, Hilary F. Marlow.

London : Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2018.

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  • Title:
    The city in the Hebrew Bible / edited by James K. Aitken, Hilary F. Marlow.
  • Contributor: James K Aitken (James Keltie), 1968- editor.;
    Hilary Marlow editor.
  • Subjects: Cities and towns in the Bible;
    Dewey: 220.830776
  • Publication Details: London : Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2018.
  • Language: English
  • Description: Contents: PrefaceAcknowledgementsAbbreviationsSection 1: Setting the Scene1. Introduction: A City Perspective – James K. Aitken, University of Cambridge, UK2. Reflections on the Meaning(s) of 'City' in the Hebrew Bible – Alison Gray, University of Cambridge, UK3. The City as Metropolis – Hugh Pyper, University of Sheffield, UK Section 2: Perspectives from Critical Theory and Cultural Geography 4. Mapping Narrative Complexity: Textual Geography, Literary Studies, and the City in the Hebrew Bible -- Bradford A. Anderson, Dublin City University, Ireland5. 'A Land with Fine Large Cities': Mapping the Landscapes of Deuteronomy Hilary F. Marlow, University of Cambridge, UK6. City as Labyrinth: the Song of Songs and the 'Urban Uncanny' – Christopher Meredith, St Mary's University Twickenham, UK7. Wasteland and Pastoral Idyll as Images of the Biblical City – Mary Mills, Liverpool Hope University, UK8. Urban Planning according to Ezekiel: The Shape of the Restored Jerusalem -- Deborah Rooke, University of Oxford, UKSection 3: Literary and Exegetical Perspectives9. City Parody as a Literary Trope in Biblical Texts – Carla Sulzbach, Independent Scholar10. Contested Eponymy: Cain, Enoch, and the Cities of Genesis 1-11 – Robert Gordon, University of Cambridge, UK11. 'Therefore We Will Not Fear'? The Psalms of Zion in Psycho-Linguistic Perspective – Rebecca Watson, University of Cambridge, UK12. Among the Ruins of a Walled City: Reflections on War and Peace in Ecclesiastes 12.1-7 – Stephen J. Bennett, Nyack College, USAIndex.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780567678911 (PDF ebook) : No price; ISBN £85.00; BNB GBB8I6228; System number: 019080819
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Series: Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament studies

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