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By Claudia V. Camp, Tod Linafelt, Timothy Beal

Celebrating the 500th quantity, this Festschrift honors David M. Gunn, one of many founders of the magazine of previous testomony stories, later the Library of Hebrew Bible/Old testomony experiences, and gives essays representing state of the art interpretations of the David fabric within the Hebrew Bible and later literary and pop culture. Essays partially One, when it comes to David, current David in dating to different characters in Samuel. those essays exhibit the price of shut interpreting, research of literary constitution, and inventive, disciplined readerly mind's eye in examining biblical texts more often than not and realizing the nature of David particularly. half , examining David, expands the narrative horizon. those essays study using the David personality in higher biblical narrative contexts. David is known as a literary icon that communicates and disrupts which means in numerous methods in numerous context. extra complicated modes of interpretation input in, together with theories of metaphor, reminiscence and historical past, psychoanalysis, and post-colonialism. half 3, making a song David, shifts the focal point to the portrayal of David as singer and psalmist, interweaving in jointly informative methods either with visible proof from the traditional close to East depicting court docket musicians and with the titles and language of the biblical psalms. half 4, Receiving David, highlights moments within the lengthy historical past of interpretation of the king in pop culture, together with poetry, visible paintings, theatre, and children's literature. ultimately, the essays partly 5, Re-locating David, characterize a few of the intellectually and ethically important interpretative paintings occurring in contexts open air the U.S. and Europe.

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Lipschitz, and A. Rofe: Jerusalem: Simor, 1997 [Hebrew]), 203-9 n. 6, argues that David effected a transformation from an ethnic to a territorial kingdom. relying on the expertise offoreigners, both military and bureaucratic. This was the underlying cause of Absalom's revolt. 22 The Fate ofKing David would seem, acts against his self-interest. ' Noteworthy is the disruption of the question by vegam 'attah, "even you;' a phrase Fokkelman omits. " Three times the word for "you" is repeated, as if to insist on Ittai's foreignness.

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