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Ethics and Biblical Narrative A Literary and Discourse-Analytical Approach to the Story of Josiah,9780199688968
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Ethics and Biblical Narrative A Literary and Discourse-Analytical Approach to the Story of Josiah



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Author Biography

S. Min Chun is Research Fellow at the Nehemiah Institute for Christian Studies, South Korea.

Table of Contents

I: Old Testament Narrative and Ethics
1. The Object and the Task of Old Testament Ethics
2. Survey of Previous Works Focusing on their Treatment of Narratives
3. Old Testament Narrative Ethics: Current Scene and a Proposal
II: Discourse Analysis for Ethical Reading of Old Testament Narrative
4. Defining Discourse Analysis
5. Benefits of Discourse Analysis for Ethical Reading
6. Evaluation: Direct Benefits of Discourse Analysis for Ethical Reading
III: Examples
7. Two Short Examples: Jeroboam (1 Kings 12:21-25) and Hezekiah (2 Kings 18:13-16)
8. Extended Example: an Ethical Commentary on the Story of Josiah in 2 Kings 22:1-23:30
Appendix: Verbal Constructions of 2 Kings 22:1-23:30

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