By Paul Morris
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73-102. 18. S. Childs, Introduction to the Old Testament as Scripture (London: SCM Press, 1979). 19. Cf. J. Jackson and M. ), Rhetorical Criticism (Pittsburgh: 38 A Walk in the Garden Pickwick Press, 1974). Although rhetorical critics have the great merit of taking as their starting point the 'received text' rather than the hypothetical pre-textual sources, their methods are closer to Gunkel than contemporary literary criticism. L. McKenzie, 'The Literary Characteristics of Genesis 2-3', TS 54 (1954), pp.
McKenzie, 'The Literary Characteristics of Genesis 2-3', TS 54 (1954), pp. 541-72. Robert Alter's call for 'A Literary Approach to the Bible' (Commentary, December 1975, pp. 70-71 [cf. his 'Scripture and Culture', Commentary, August 1985, pp. 42-48) has been responded to on a number of fronts. See R. ), The Book and the Text: The Bible and Literary Theory (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1990); and R. Alter and F. ), The Literary Guide to the Bible (London: Fontana, 1989). 20. R. Driver, The Book of Genesis (London: Methuen, 1948 ), p.
She demonstrates the interpretative modes, especially the typological, employed in the Epistles in the cementing of the relationship of Jesus with the biblical Adam. In my chapter, I trace the textual explorations of the rabbis, with particular reference to three historical phases in Jewish interpretation. Beginning with midrashic sources, I consider the central notion of exile, both of man and God, and its associations in the text and its interpretation. Reference is also made to the 'theological' implications of the commandments held to have been given to Adam, and thus to all humanity, based on the rabbinic exegesis of Gen.
A Walk in the Garden: Biblical Iconographical and Literary Images of Eden (JSOT Supplement) by Paul Morris