Inner Biblical Allusion in the Poetry of Wisdom and Psalms
Inner Biblical Allusion in the Poetry of Wisdom and Psalms

Inner Biblical Allusion in the Poetry of Wisdom and Psalms

in The Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies

by Jeffery M. Leonard, Beth LaNeel Tanner, Hee Suk Kim, David Emmanuel, Kevin Chau, Charles Yu, Ryan P. O'Dowd, Richard Schultz, Job Jindo, and David J. A. Clines

Pages 224
Publisher T&T Clark
Published 2018
ISBN-13 9780567675897
The contributors to this volume discuss not merely the theoretical aspects of the phenomenon of inner biblical allusion but rather provide practical examples of scholars working with specific texts within the wisdom and psalms corpora in order to showcase the function of this phenomenon within poetic texts. Closing responses from senior scholars (David Clines and John Goldingay) provide a critical engagement and mature reflection on the contributions.

  • Table of contents
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • 1. The Psalmist as Historian: The Use of Inner-biblical Allusion in the Historical Psalms -- Jeffery M. Leonard, Samford University, USA
  • 2. Allusion or Illusion in the Psalms: How Do We Decide? -- Beth LaNeel Tanner, New Brunswick Theological Seminary, USA
  • 3. Exodus 34:6-7 in Psalms 86, 103, and 145 in Relation to the Theological Perspectives of Books III, IV, and V of the Psalter -- Hee Suk Kim, Chongshin University, South Korea
  • 4. God's Elevated Role in Psalm 105 -- David Emmanuel, Nyack College, New York, USA
  • 5. The Poetry of Creation and the Deliverance at the Red Sea in the Book of Psalms -- Kevin Chau, University of the Free State, South Africa
  • 6. A Ridiculous God: Job uses Psalm 8:5 to respond to Eliphaz -- Charles Yu, Independent Scholar, USA
  • 7. Name Games and the Structure of Inner-Biblical Allusions in Proverbs 30:1-9 -- Ryan O'Dowd, Cornell University, USA
  • 8. The Interpretive Reuse of Deuteronomy's “Law of the Vow” in Ecclesiastes 5:4–6[MT 3–5] and Wisdom Poetic Style -- Richard Schultz, Wheaton College, USA
  • 9. The Fear/Knowledge of God Revisited: An Allusion to a Wisdom Motif in Isaiah 11:1–9? -- Job Jindo, New York University, USA
  • 10. Response -- David Clines, University of Sheffield, UK
  • 11. John Goldingay, Fuller Theological Seminary, USA
  • Index

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