By Isaac Kalimi
This quantity is a suite of clean essays in honor of Professor John T. Townsend. It specializes in the translation of the typical Jewish and Christian Scripture (the Hebrew Bible/Old testomony) and on its off-shoots (Rabbinic Judaism and the hot Testament), in addition to on Jewish-Christian family members. The individuals, who're well known students of their fields, comprise James L. Crenshaw, Göran Eidevall, Anne E. Gardner, Lawrence M. Wills, Cecilia Wassen, Robert L. Brawley, Joseph B. Tyson, Eldon J. Epp, Yaakov Elman, Rivka Ulmer, Andreas Lehnardt, Reuven Kimelman, Bruce Chilton, and Michael W. Duggan.
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Crenshaw, “The Sojourner Has Come to Play the Judge: Theodicy on Trial,” in T. Linafelt and T. K. ), God in the Fray: A Tribute to Walter Brueggemann (Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 1998), pp. 83–92. 18 H. ; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1969), p. 237. 19 G. M. Landes, “The ‘Three Days and Three Nights’ Motif in Jonah 2:1,” JBL 86 (1967), pp. 446–450. 22 What a contrast with the earlier painting of 1635 that emphasized the patriarch’s eagerness to obey God at any cost. 23 The many paintings of the story in the catacombs and the thousands of artistic renderings to the present day suggest that artists have seen the story as a test of their own ability to depict pathos on such a grand scale.