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Christian figural reading and the fashioning of identity / John David Dawson.

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Subject: Bible > Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible > Reading.
Christianity and other religions > Judaism.
Judaism > Relations > Christianity.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780520925984
  • ISBN: 052092598X
  • ISBN: 0585468796
  • ISBN: 9780585468792
  • ISBN: 9780520226302
  • ISBN: 0520226305
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (x, 302 pages)
  • Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2001.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-281) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Body against Spirit: Daniel Boyarin; 2. Allegory and Embodiment: Boyarin and Origen; 3. Spiritual Bodies: Origen; 4. The Figure in the Fulfillment: Erich Auerbach; 5. The Preservation of Historical Reality: Auerbach and Origen; 6. The Present Occurrence of Past Events: Origen; 7. The Literal Sense and Personal Identity: Hans Frei; 8. Moses Veiled and Unveiled: Hans Frei and Origen; 9. Identity and Transformation: Origen; Conclusion; Abbreviations; Notes; Works Cited; General Index; Index Locorum.
Summary, etc.: This text offers a contribution to one of Christianity's central problems: the understanding and interpretation of scripture specifically, the relationship between the Old Testament and the New.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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