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Chauty, Erwan

Qui aura sa vie comme butin ?

Échos narratifs et révélation dans la lecture des oracles personnels de Jérémie

Series:Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft 519

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    Publication Date:
    2020
    Copyright year:
    2020
    To be published:
    December 2019
    ISBN
    978-3-11-065784-5
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    Overview

    Aims and Scope

    In this research, the oracles destined to five secondary characters are analyzed by reframing them synchronically into their narrative context. The book opens with two preambles, at the crossing of narrative theory, Hebrew syntax, and specificities of Jr : the characteristics and relations of the literary forms of narration and reported speech ; the different types of characters along the history of literature and the best-fitted categories for analyzing Jr’s characters. Then are studied the oracles intended for Pashhur, Ebed-Melech, Baruch, Gedaliah, and Zedekiah. The "character-effect" soon appears to be quite limited, calling for a solution situated out of the fabula to the puzzle created by the narration. The causality for the divine judgments expressed in the oracles can be reconstructed thanks to the discovery of verbal echoes and resonances between preceding oracles and the narrativization of characters. This exegetical result intersects with the theology of revelation and challenges the paradigms upon which it was built both at the beginning of Christianism and at Vatican II. The thinking of the revelation of the paternity of God can be founded anew upon a theological interpretation of the reader’s new capacities.

    Details

    23.0 x 15.5 cm
    Approx. xiv, 402 pages
    7 Fig. 25 Tables
    Language:
    French
    Type of Publication:
    Monograph
    Keyword(s):
    Narration: revelation; book of Jeremia; prophets.

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    Erwan Chauty, Centre Sèvres, Paris, France.

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