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The Old Testament and folklore study / Patricia G. Kirkpatrick.

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Subject: Bible. Old Testament > Hermeneutics.
Bible. Old Testament > Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. A.T. > Herméneutique.
Folklore in the Bible.
Folklore dans la Bible.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780567606907
  • ISBN: 0567606902
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (152 pages).
  • Publisher: Sheffield : JSOT Press, ©1988.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter 1 THE INFLUENCE OF FOLKLORE STUDIES ON CRITICAL APPROACHES TO THE OLD TESTAMENT; Chapter 2 FOLK NARRATIVE: ITS COMPOSITION AND TRANSMISSION; Chapter 3 FOLKLORE STUDIES AND THE GENRE OF THE PATRIARCHAL NARRATIVES; Chapter 4 CONCLUSIONS; Notes; Bibliography; Index of Authors.
Summary: Since Gunkel, folklore studies have exercised a great influence upon theories of oral composition and transmission of the patriarchal narratives. Dr Kirkpatrick subjects the underlying premises supporting many of these theories to a careful examination in the light of the most recent folklore research.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Note: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Action Note: digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve
Source of Description Note: Print version record.

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