The Crucial Bridge

The Crucial Bridge The Elijah Elisha narrative Kgs Kgs is the most underestimated text in the Bible Far from being a disparate collection it is actually a carefully crafted double drama that both mirrors l

  • Title: The Crucial Bridge
  • Author: Thomas L. Brodie
  • ISBN: 9780814659427
  • Page: 440
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Elijah Elisha narrative 1 Kgs 16 29 2 Kgs 13 is the most underestimated text in the Bible Far from being a disparate collection, it is actually a carefully crafted double drama that both mirrors life and synthesizes systematically the entire Primary History Genesis Kings In a bold hermeneutical move it transforms the language of historiography of patriarchs aThe Elijah Elisha narrative 1 Kgs 16 29 2 Kgs 13 is the most underestimated text in the Bible Far from being a disparate collection, it is actually a carefully crafted double drama that both mirrors life and synthesizes systematically the entire Primary History Genesis Kings In a bold hermeneutical move it transforms the language of historiography of patriarchs and kings into the language of prophetic biography.This prophetic biography, rooted in historiography, later becomes the evangelists primary literary model The Elijah Elisha narrative is the crucial bridge between the foundational narratives of Judaism and Christianity.Since the 1970s there has been increasing evidence that Scripture texts that at first sight appear fragmented are in fact unified Judges is a striking example of this Because of the earlier exegetical models used, Judges was often regarded as a collection of rugged traditions that were independent of one another Now, however, these apparently disconnected stories are intimately interconnected Brodie explains that, as with earlier research on Judges, the quest for history for underlying traditions has tended to obscure the existing narrative account In particular, the Elijah Elisha narrative has often been read as consisting largely of two independent units, two cycles of traditions The Elijah Elisha narrative is indeed twofold it clearly highlights two main prophets but it is also a careful unity, as closely knit as Judges is now seen to be.Chapters are The Unity of the Narrative 1 Kings 16 29 2 Kings 13 , A Synthesis of the Primary History Initial Comparison Quantity Analysis, A Synthesis of the Primary History A More Detailed Comparison, A Reinterpretation of the Leading Scriptures, and a literary Model for the Gospels Thomas L Brodie, OP, has taught Hebrew Scriptures and New Testament in various institutions across the U.S and in South Africa and is now teaching in his native Ireland He is the author of several books and numerous articles on the Scriptures.

    • [PDF] ✓ Free Download ß The Crucial Bridge : by Thomas L. Brodie ↠
      440 Thomas L. Brodie
    • thumbnail Title: [PDF] ✓ Free Download ß The Crucial Bridge : by Thomas L. Brodie ↠
      Posted by:Thomas L. Brodie
      Published :2019-04-18T09:59:56+00:00

    2 thoughts on “The Crucial Bridge

    1. Thomas L Brodie is Director, Dominican Biblical Centre, Limerick, Ireland After studies in Dublin, Rome, and Jerusalem, he spent thirty years teaching and researching at diverse seminaries and universities in the West Indies, the United States, and South Africa He is the author of The Quest for the Origin of John s Gospel A Source Oriented Approach OUP, 1992 , The Gospel according to John A Literary and Theological Commentary OUP, 1993 , and, as a forerunner to the present work, The Crucial Bridge The Elijah Elisha Narrative as an Interpretive Synthesis of Genesis Kings and a Literary Model for the Gospels Liturgical Press, 2000.

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *