A literary reading of seven stories about prophets from Samuel to Elisha combining three disciplines: close reading, form criticism and structural analysis. An appendix deals with the role of minor characters in the biblical narrative. Co-published with the Bialik Institute. From the series ''The Biblical Encyclopaedia Library''.
Danacode:   110-10418 ISBN:  965-342-671-0 Language:   Hebrew Pages:   388 Weight:   700 gr Dimensions:  15X22 cm Publication Date:   01/2001 Publisher:   Bar-Ilan University Press
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