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by Kenneth Craig

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Kenneth Craig
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Westminster John Knox Press; 1st edition (May 1, 1995)
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The Literary Currents in Biblical Interpretation series explores current trends within the discipline of In this original interpretation of the book of Esther, Kenneth Craig offers to interpreters a new way of reading this story

The Literary Currents in Biblical Interpretation series explores current trends within the discipline of In this original interpretation of the book of Esther, Kenneth Craig offers to interpreters a new way of reading this story. According to Craig, Esther has been undervalued and misunderstood because its true genre, the literary carnivalesque, has not been considered

Reading Esther: A Case for the Literary Carnivalesque.

Biblical Epic and the American State: The Traitor and Sanctified Violence in Esther and the King (1960). In Holy Terror: Understanding Religion and Violence in Popular Culture. Reading Esther: A Case for the Literary Carnivalesque.

Reading Esther: A Case for the Literary Carnivalesque. Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 85: 85–106. Slivniak, Dmitri M. 2001a. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox. Crenshaw, James L. 1969. Method in Determining Wisdom Influence upon ‘Historical’ Literature. Journal of Biblical Literature 88: 129–42. CrossRefGoogle Scholar. On Deconstruction: Theory and Criticism After Structuralism. Russkij Manifest (The Russian Manifesto).

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See Kenneth M. Craig, Reading Esther: A Case for the Literary Carnivalesque (Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 1995). Stan Goldman, Narrative and Ethical Ironies in Esther, JSOT 47 (1990): 21; Gordon H. Johnston, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Gallows! in Giving the Sense: Understanding and Using Old Testament Historical Texts (ed.

The Literary Currents in Biblical Interpretation series explores current trends within the discipline of biblical .

Biblical interpreters are being challenged to take responsibility for the theological, social, and ethical implications of their readings. This series encourages original readings that breach the confines of traditional biblical criticism.

If Esther is best understood as a carnivalesque work, as many .

Given the importance of film in contemporary Biblical reception, these new readings of Esther are perhaps particularly influential, at least within the restricted communities who view these movies. Likewise, analysis of these changes highlights the values of the makers of these films and the audiences who consume them. Louisville: Westminster John Knox. Crawford, Sidnie Ann White.

A Case for the Literary Carnivalesque. Literary Currents in Biblical Interpretation. Pp. 192. Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 1995. Cross, Frank Moore, Jr. The Ancient Library of Qumran and Modern Biblical Studies. 204. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1995. Crow, Loren D. The Songs of Ascents (Psalms 120-134) Their Place in Israelite History and Religion. SBLDS 148. xiii + 226.

Biblical Interpretation Series, Volume: 7. He has published A Poetics of Jonah: Art in the Service of Ideology, Reading Esther: A Case for the Literary Carnivalesque, and numerous articles on the literary aspects of biblical narrative.

Biblical Interpretation Series, Volume: 73. Author: Kenneth Craig. What is a question? Kenneth Craig poses this query in the introductory chapter of his innovative study on the function of interrogatives in the Hebrew Bible. He describes a question as a special literary phenomenon. Scholars and interpreters interested in the role and function of literary and rhetorical devices in biblical narrative.

With updates and revisions throughout that keep pace with current scholarship, this book offers students the best and most up-to-date information needed to interpret Scripture. Introduction to Biblical Interpretation

In this original interpretation of the book of Esther, Kenneth Craig offers to interpreters a new way of reading this story. According to Craig, Esther has been undervalued and misunderstood because its true genre, the literary carnivalesque, has not been considered.

The Literary Currents in Biblical Interpretation series explores current trends within the discipline of biblical interpretation by dealing with the literary qualities of the Bible: the play of its language, the coherence of its final form, and the relationships between text and readers. Biblical interpreters are being challenged to take responsibility for the theological, social, and ethical implications of their readings. This series encourages original readings that breach the confines of traditional biblical criticism.