Elisha And The End Of Prophetism by Wesley J. BergenElisha And The End Of Prophetism by Wesley J. Bergen

Elisha And The End Of Prophetism

byWesley J. Bergen

Hardcover | May 1, 1999

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The stories of Elisha the prophet have received scant attention in recent years, perhaps because they are so enigmatic. This study places the Elisha material firmly within the narrative of Genesis-2 Kings, and examines the effect these stories have on the reader's perception of the role of the 'prophet'. Using the narratological theories of Mieke Bal, David Jobling and others, Bergen shows that the Elisha stories present prophetism in a negative light, confining prophets to a rather limited scope of action in the narrative world.
Wesley J. Bergen is Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Religion, Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas.
Title:Elisha And The End Of ProphetismFormat:HardcoverDimensions:200 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:May 1, 1999Publisher:BloomsburyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1850759499

ISBN - 13:9781850759492