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Bibil Identifier bibil:220092
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) A Case of Open and Shut
Title (English, ) The Five Thresholds in 1 Samuel 1:1-7:2
Author Meredith, Christopher
Journal Biblical Interpretation (Volume: 18, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2010
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2010
Year (Copyright) 2010
Year (Reference) 2010
Language English
Pages 137-157 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Though scholars have occasionally noted various parings of the five thresholds of 1 Samuel's first six chapters, the overall spatial construction of the text has generally been neglected. This article argues that the five doors form a spatially organised schema that structures both the text and the described universe, it assesses how the text socially (re) produces space within this matrix and poses questions as to how spatial dialectics and character interaction might collude in the processes of constituting and reconstituting the world as marked out by these thresholds.
DOI 10.1163/092725609X12590721660227
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : World View / Cosmology
Pericopes 1 Samuel 1,1-7,2
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