By Julie Faith Parker
Just as girls within the Bible were neglected for a lot of interpretative historical past, little ones within the Bible have attention-grabbing and compelling tales that students have principally missed. This groundbreaking publication specializes in kids within the Hebrew Bible. the writer argues that the biblical writers famous teenagers as varied from adults and used those rules to form their tales. She presents conceptual and historic frameworks for realizing teenagers and early life, and examines Hebrew phrases on the topic of little ones and adolescence. The publication introduces a brand new technique of childist interpretation and applies it to the Elisha cycle (2 Kings 2-8), which includes forty-nine baby characters. Combining literary insights with social-scientific facts, the writer demonstrates that kids play serious roles on the planet of the textual content in addition to the tradition that produced it.
Julie religion Parker is vacationing Assistant Professor at Andover Newton Theological university and a 2013 Society of Biblical Literature local Scholar.
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Valuable and Vulnerable: Children in the Hebrew Bible, especially the Elisha Cycle (Brown Judaic Studies Book 355) by Julie Faith Parker