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Ritual words and narrative worlds in the book of Leviticus [electronic resource] / Bryan D. Bibb.

By: Bibb, Bryan D.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament studies: 480.; T & T Clark library of biblical studies: Publisher: London ; New York : T & T Clark, c2009Description: 1 online resource (vi, 182 p.).ISBN: 9780567513038 (electronic bk.); 0567513033 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible. Leviticus -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Sacrifice -- Biblical teaching | Ritual -- Biblical teaching | Bible. O.T. Leviticus -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Religion | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Old Testament | Leviticus (bijbelboek) | Vertelkunst | Riten | Levitikus | Ritual | Erz�ahltechnikGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Ritual words and narrative worlds in the book of Leviticus.DDC classification: 222.1306 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: This book argues that literary features and ritual dynamics within the book of Leviticus enlighten each other. � The first two chapters establish that one may read Leviticus as a coherent literary work and define the genre of Leviticus as "narrativized ritual," a complex blending of descriptive narrative and prescriptive ritual. � In conversation with Catherine Bell, they present several aspects of the text that are ritualized and show how this ritualization implies a negotiation of power relations among participants. � The third and fourth chapters examine the first half of Lev.
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"A Continuum imprint"--T.p. verso.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [167]-176) and indexes.

This book argues that literary features and ritual dynamics within the book of Leviticus enlighten each other. � The first two chapters establish that one may read Leviticus as a coherent literary work and define the genre of Leviticus as "narrativized ritual," a complex blending of descriptive narrative and prescriptive ritual. � In conversation with Catherine Bell, they present several aspects of the text that are ritualized and show how this ritualization implies a negotiation of power relations among participants. � The third and fourth chapters examine the first half of Lev.

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