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Jeremiah (Dis)Placed

New Directions in Writing/Reading Jeremiah

Jeremiah (Dis)Placed

New Directions in Writing/Reading Jeremiah

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9780567687081
Number of Pages: 336
Published: 21/02/2019
Width: 15.6 cm
Height: 23.4 cm
Jeremiah (Dis)Placed collects the best of the papers and responses presented to the 2007 and 2008 sessions of the Writing/Reading Jeremiah Group (SBL) offering an assessment of new interpretative directions in current Jeremiah Studies. The Writing/Reading Jeremiah group was re-launched at the 2007 annual meeting of the SBL. Its purpose is to invite new readings and constructions of meaning with the book of Jeremiah "this side" of historicist paradigms and postmodernism. The group welcomes all strategies of reading Jeremiah that seek to reconfigure, redeploy, and move beyond conventional readings of Jeremiah. Their manifesto: not by compositional history alone, nor biographical portrayal alone, nor their accompanying theological superstructures; rather, we seek interpretation from new spaces opened for reading Jeremiah by the postmodern turn.

Assistant Professor A.R. Pete Diamond, Professor Louis Stulman

A. R. Pete Diamond, Assistant Professor Santa Barbara City College, is the author of numerous contributions to the field including, "Interlocutions: The Poetics of Voice in the Figuration of YHWH and his Oracular Agent, Jeremiah," in Interpretation 62/1 (2008). Louis Stulman is Professor of Religious Studies, University of Findlay. His numerous publications on Jeremiah include the Abingdon Old Testament Commentary on Jeremiah (2005), Order Amid Chaos: Jeremiah as Symbolic Tapestry (Sheffield, 1998).

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