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Ruth : a new translation with a philological commentary and a formalist-folklorist interpretation / Jack M. Sasson.


Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [1979] .
ISBN 0801821541, 9780801821547

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Other Title Bible.
Other Authors Sasson, Jack M.
Subjects Bible. A.T. Ruth -- Commentaires.
Bible. Ruth -- Commentaries.
Bible. Ruth.
Kommentar.
Rut (Buch)
Ruth (bijbelboek)
Series Johns Hopkins Near Eastern studies.
Description xvii, 292 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Copyright Date [1979]
©1979
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-272) and indexes.
Contents 1. Translation -- 2. The Book of Ruth -- The text of Ruth -- Canonical status of Ruth -- Liturgical use of Ruth -- 3. Philological commentary -- In Moab (1:1-6) -- The parting (1:7-14) -- The pledge (1:15-19a) -- Back to Bethlehem (1:19b-22) -- A plan (2:1-7) -- Boaz and Ruth: The first encounter (2:8-13) -- Boaz responds (2:14-18a) -- The report (2:18b-23) -- Naomi's plan (3:1-5) -- Ruth and Boaz: The second encounter (3:6-15) -- Nothing to do but wait (3:16-18) -- Legal discussions (4:1-12) -- Birth of Obed (4:13-17) -- The ancestry of David (4:18-22) -- 4. An interpretive synopsis -- 5. Interpretation -- The literary genre of Ruth -- The narrative style of Ruth -- The contexts of Ruth -- A "political" context for Ruth? -- The dating of Ruth -- Conclusion.
Genre Commentaries.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4495416
(OCoLC)ocm04495416
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