Reading Biblical Narrative: An Introductory Guide
|Title||Reading Biblical Narrative: An Introductory Guide|
|Year of Publication||1999|
|Authors||Fokkelman, Jan P., and Ineke Smit|
|Number of Pages||216|
|Publisher||Westminster John Knox Press|
Narrator, characters, action, hero, quest, plot, time and space, entrances and exits--these are the essential components of all narrative literature. This authoritative and engaging introduction to the literary features of biblical narrative and poetry will help the reader grasp the full significance of these components, allowing them to enter more perceptively into the narrative worlds created by the great writers of the Bible.
2 Kgs. 4:1-7, ABCCBA, ABCABC; Gen. 37:18-33, ABCDXDCBA; 27:1-28:5, ABCABC, ABCCBA; 1 Sam. 9:1-10:16, ABCDEDCBA; 1 Kgs. 1:5-53, ABCCXCCBA; Judg. 19:11-14, ABXBA