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Bibil Identifier bibil:247456
Publication Type Book
Title (English, Long) The Nathan-David Confrontation (2 Sam 12:1-15a)
Title (English, ) A slap in the face of the Deuteronomistic hero?
Author Afoakwah, James Donkor
Year (Publication) 2015
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2015
Year (Copyright) 2015
Year (Reference) 2015
Library BCU/Dorigny, Lausanne
Signature USA 43289
Place 223.41.08
Publishing house Peter Lang
Place Frankfurt am Main
ISBN 978-3-631-66186-4
Edition number 1
Language English
Pages xvi Pages
308 Pages
height in cm 21
Genre Original
Abstract The study discusses the Old Testament's parable of Nathan and the subsequent condemnation of King David. The intriguing episode of the Prophet Nathan pronouncing judgment on the erring King David has always attracted the interest of the exegete and various researchers have used different methods to separate the condemnation of King David from the ancient author. This study presents a synchronic reading of the canonical text that reveals the episode as the mirror image of the oracle of eternal dynasty pronounced to David by the same prophet in the Second Book of Samuel 7. It is indeed the work of the deuteronomistic writer who has adapted an oracle against the dynasty of David and trimmed it to the advantage of his hero in the unfolding of history.
DOI 10.3726/978-3-653-05849-9
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Historical Traditions : Deuteronomist
Thesaurus BiBIL : Bible (as a whole) : Bible (as a whole) -- Hermeneutics - Methods : Methods : Diachronic Methods
Pericopes 2 Samuel 12,1-12,15
Genres Modern Translation
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