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Author Dawson, David, 1957-

Title Christian figural reading and the fashioning of identity / John David Dawson
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [2001]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 302 pages)
Contents Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Body against Spirit: Daniel Boyarin; 2. Allegory and Embodiment: Boyarin and Origen; 3. Spiritual Bodies: Origen; 4. The Figure in the Fulfillment: Erich Auerbach; 5. The Preservation of Historical Reality: Auerbach and Origen; 6. The Present Occurrence of Past Events: Origen; 7. The Literal Sense and Personal Identity: Hans Frei; 8. Moses Veiled and Unveiled: Hans Frei and Origen; 9. Identity and Transformation: Origen; Conclusion; Abbreviations; Notes; Works Cited; General Index; Index Locorum
Summary This text offers a contribution to one of Christianity's central problems: the understanding and interpretation of scripture specifically, the relationship between the Old Testament and the New
Analysis Teologi Teologi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-281) and indexes
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Subject Bible -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible -- Reading.
Christianity and other religions -- Judaism.
Judaism -- Relations -- Christianity.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2001027338
ISBN 0520226305 (cloth ; alk. paper)
052092598X (electronic bk.)
0585468796 (electronic bk.)
9780520226302 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780520925984 (electronic bk.)
9780585468792 (electronic bk.)