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Bibil Identifier bibil:117182
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Transformations in Meaning: Solomon's Accession in Chronicles
Author Mitchell, Christine
Journal Journal of Hebrew Scriptures (Volume: 4, Issue: 3)
Year (Publication) 2002
Year (Copyright) 2002
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2002
Year (Reference) 2002
Language English
Pages - Pages
Genre Original
Notes 19 pages.
Abstract This paper is in part a response to John Van Seters' “Creative imitation in the Hebrew Bible” (SR 29 [2000]: 395-409). In this paper, I discuss the development of a model of intertextuality sensitive to the context of the texts. Then I turn to a discussion of the accession of Solomon in 1 Chron. 28-2 Chron. 1; I show that Solomon's accession is a transformation of the selection of Saul in 1 Sam. 9-11. I conclude that Chronicles goes beyond “plagiarism” in its relationship with Samuel-Kings, and that the Chronicler was a sophisticated literary artist working in a literate tradition.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Bible (as a whole) : Bible (as a whole) -- Hermeneutics - Methods : Hermeneutics : Intertextuality
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Solomon
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Saul
Pericopes 1 Chronicles 28-29
2 Chronicles 1
1 Samuel 9-11
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