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                            Relating to the Text: Interdisciplinary and Form-Critical Insights on the Bible
Contents
Abbreviations
Acknowledgments
List of Contributors
Carleen Mandolfo and Timothy J. Sandoval: Introduction
	Structure and Contents
Part I: ON BUSS
John H. Hayes: Martin Buss—The Man and his Work (Including a Complete Bibliography)
	Bibliography of Martin Buss
Part II: ON FORM
The Literature of Ancient Israel by Hermann Gunkel
	Introduction
	I. Folkloric Literature until the Emergence of the Great Authors (before c. 750)
		1. Secular, Private Poems
		2. Political Poems
		3. Religious Songs (Gottesdienstliche Lieder)
		4. Myth
		5. Legend
		6. Tales and Fables
		8. Torah and Law
	II. The Great Writers (c. 750-540)
		1. The Literature of the Prophets
		2. The Poetry of the Psalms
		3. Wisdom Literature
	III. The Epigons
		1. The Torah
		2. The Sacred History
		3. Prophecy
		4. The Psalms
		5. The Sayings
		6. The Song of Songs
	Bibliographical Note
	NOTES
Erhard S. Gerstenberger: Social Sciences and Form-Criticism: Towards the Generative Force of Life-Settings
	Gunkel's and Mowinckel's Heritage
	The Old Testament and Ritual Studies
	Conclusions
Frank H. Gorman, Jr: Commenting on Commentary: Reflections on a Genre
	Introduction
	Commentary and Community: A Brief Review
		Premodern
		Modern
	The Commentary: A Critical Genre of Criticism
	The Commentaries: Discursive Practices and Readers
		Leviticus 16
		Leviticus 18
	Closing Reflections
Marvin A. Sweeney: Metaphor and Rhetorical Strategy in Zephaniah
	Appendix: Structure Diagram of the Book of Zephaniah
Yehoshua Gitay: Isaiah and Micah: Two Modes of Prophetic Presentation
Barbara Green: The Engaging Nuances of Genre: Reading Saul and Michal Afresh
	Exposition: 1 Samuel 18.18-29
		A Rumor: 18.20
		Self-Talk: 18.21a
		More Self-Talk: An Offer: 18.21b
		A Dictated, Double-voiced Memo: 18.22
		A Summary Report: 18.23a
		The Rejoined Question: 18.23b
		A Summary Report: 18.24
		The Offer/Memo Construed and Specified: 18.25
		A Narrator Summary: 18.25-30
		Transition
	Interpretation: 1 Samuel 19.11-17; 25.44; 2 Samuel 3.14; 6.20-22
		Absence
		Agency
		Silence
		Speech
		Narrator Assessment
	Conclusion
Carol A. Newsom: Elihu's Sapiential Hymn (Job 36.24–37.13): Genre, Rhetoric and Moral Imagination
	The Sapiential Hymn in Sirach 42.15-43.33
	Elihu's Sapiential Hymn in Job 36.27-37.13
	Concluding Reflections
Part III: INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACHES AND INSIGHTS
Nickie M. Stipe: Re-Encounter with the Text: Or the Importance of 'Relational' Wrestling
	1. Relations
	2. Prior Relations, or Lack Thereof: Abraham and Isaac
	3. Conflicted Relations: Jacob's Beginnings
	4. Wrestling with Relations
		'I Have Seen the Face of God': Wrestling the Divine
		'Your Face is like the Face of God': Wrestling (Br)Others
		'Jacob Was Alone': Wrestling Self
		Fully Relational Wrestling
Sarah J. Melcher: Lacan, the Phallus and the Construal of Intergenerational Kinship in Genesis–Numbers
	1. Methodology and Definitions
	2. The Urgent Need to Produce an Heir
	3. The Transmission of Men's Status
	4. Conclusion
David Jobling: A Deconstructive Reading of Hosea 1–3
	1. The Precariousness of the Human Story
	2. The Theological Freight of the Marriage Metaphor
	3. YHWH as Baal
	4. Conclusion
David Blumenthal: The Shulamite Is Not the Woman of Valor
	Reader Response
	Textual Reprise: The Psalm of the Gever
	Textual Reprise: Eshet Chayil
	Textual Reprise: The Song of Songs
	On the Question of Canonization
Sarah J. Dille: Honor Restored: Honor, Shame and God as Redeeming Kinsman in Second Isaiah
	Introduction
	Corporate Identity
	Honor and Shame in Ancient Israel
	Countering Shame: The Redeeming Kinsman
	Israel/Jacob's Shame and Honor
		Punishment and Vindication 'for my Name's Sake'
		Israel's Ascribed Honor
		God's Kin: Isaiah 43.1-7
	The Shaming of the Servant
	The Shame and Restoration ofZion
		Zion in Isaiah 49.13-50.3
		Zion in Isaiah 51.17-52.10
		Zion in Isaiah 54.1-14
	The Shaming of Israel's Enemies and Babylon's Idols
	Conclusion
Dora Rudo Mbuwayesango: Can Daughters Be Sons? The Daughters of Zelophehad in Patriarchal and Imperial Society
	Introduction
	The Banoth Zelophehad in Numbers 27
	The Banoth Zelophehad in Numbers 36
Jeffrey K. Kuan: Reading Amy Tan Reading Job
	Defining Cross-Textual Hermeneutics
	Orientation—Disorientation—New Orientation
	Orientation
	Disorientation
	New Orientation
	Conclusion
Timothy K. Beal and Tod Linafelt: Beowulf's Bible: The Monsters and the Biblical Critics
	1. Introduction
	2. Chaoskampf in Beowulf
		The Grendelkin
		Sky-Plague
	3. Monsters Become Him
	4. Heaven Swallowed the Smoke
Norman C. Habel: The Origins and Challenges of an Ecojustice Hermeneutic
	Origins: Personal
	Origins: Experiences of the Indigenous
	Origins: Pro-Earth Perspectives
	Origins: Dualism and Feminism
	Process: Aims and Principles
	Challenge: From Background to Foreground
	Challenge: From Victim to Witness
	Challenge: From Metaphor to Message
	Challenge: From Heavenism to Earth
	Conclusion
J. Maxwell Miller: Ur of the Chaldeans and Interdisciplinary Research
	The Story
	Some Dynamics of Interdisciplinary Research
	Was Abraham's Ur in the Land of the Chaldeans?
Ehud Ben Zvi: Analogical Thinking and Ancient Israelite Intellectual History: The Case for an 'Entropy Model' in the Study of Israelite Thought
Burke O. Long: American 'Orientals' and their Theatrical Bibles
	Living Pictures
	The Queen of Lecturers
	The Living Bible is No More
Bibliography
Index of References
Index of Authors
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