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The Old Testament and folklore study

Author: Patricia G Kirkpatrick
Publisher: Sheffield : JSOT Press, ©1988.
Series: Journal for the study of the Old Testament., Supplement series ;, v. 62.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kirkpatrick, Patricia G.
Old Testament and folklore study.
Sheffield : JSOT Press, ©1988
(OCoLC)567988106
Online version:
Kirkpatrick, Patricia G.
Old Testament and folklore study.
Sheffield : JSOT Press, ©1988
(OCoLC)625123655
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia G Kirkpatrick
ISBN: 1850751145 9781850751144 1850751137 9781850751137
OCLC Number: 17262800
Description: 152 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Chapter 1. The influence of folklore studies on critical approaches to the Old Testament --
1. Folklore studies and the Old Testament --
2. What is Folklore? --
3. Folklore research and its influence on Old Testament studies --
4. The documentary hypothesis --
5. Hermann Gunkel and the Form-critical search for an oral text --
6. Traditional-historical approaches and the assumption of faithful transmission --
a. Albrecht Alt --
b. G. von Rad and M. Noth --
c. Folklore and the Urtext --
d. Scandinavian scholarship --
7. Has progress been made in the understanding of oral composition and transmission? --
Chapter 2. Folklore narrative: Its composition and transmission --
1. Oral narrative composition --
2. Oral narrative transmission --
3. Implications for the study of the patriarchal narratives of the Old Testament --
Chapter 3 --
Folklore studies and the genre of the patriarchal narratives --
1. 'Verbal art' and the classification of written prose narrative --
a. Genre classification --
b. Sage/saga/legend/legende --
c. Prose narrative and the biblical text --
3. Genre classification and history --
a. Oral history and the patriarchal narratives --
b. Oral traditions and historical reliability --
c. Conclusions --
4. General conclusions --
Chapter 4. Conclusions.
Series Title: Journal for the study of the Old Testament., Supplement series ;, v. 62.
Responsibility: Patricia G. Kirkpatrick.

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