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Buss, Martin J., The Changing Shape of Form Criticism: A Relational Approach (Hebrew Bible Monographs, 18; Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2010)- (Book Review).

Bigger, Stephen (2011) Buss, Martin J., The Changing Shape of Form Criticism: A Relational Approach (Hebrew Bible Monographs, 18; Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2010)- (Book Review). Journal for the Study of the Old Testament, 35 (5). pp. 1-54.

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Abstract

Form criticism was applied to the Bible throughout last century. At its simplest it classified different forms of written or oral material, such as psalms, laments, prayers, laws, saga, myth and so on. In ever finer detail, theories were produced about the origins and nature of these classifications and their sub-classifications. This interest in forms came from the widespread belief that the text of the Bible had a rich oral background, as stories were told, collected, and edited... (continued)

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JSOT publishes a stub review: this is the expanded version.
A short form of this review will appear in the annual Book List (2011) produced by the Society for Old Testament Study.

Uncontrolled Keywords: Old Testament, Form Criticism
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BM Judaism
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BS The Bible
Divisions: Academic Departments > Institute of Education
Depositing User: Stephen Bigger
Date Deposited: 09 Dec 2010 13:53
Last Modified: 12 Jul 2013 05:00
URI: https://eprints.worc.ac.uk/id/eprint/1128

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