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Genesis 1Ė11: A Narrative-Theological Commentary
Okoye, James Chukwuma

Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2018 pp. xii + 157. $22.00


Description: Genesis 1-11: A Narrative Theological Commentary combines critical acumen with concern for the theological message of Scripture. It is a commentary in two stages. First, the text is allowed to speak for itself, using a narrative approach. Then, specific Jewish and Christian traditions flowing from the text are identified, and the underlying hermeneutical moves analyzed.

Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Pentateuch, Genesis, Literature, Methods, Literary Approaches, Narrative Criticism, Theological Approaches, Theological Interpretation

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Review by Joan Cook
Published 5/2/2019
Citation: Joan Cook, review of James Chukwuma Okoye, Genesis 1Ė11: A Narrative-Theological Commentary, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2019).


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