A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Book of Ruth

A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Book of Ruth

eBook - 2012
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Gladson's commentary presupposes some knowledge of Hebrew, but it also breaks down the text of the book of Ruth to provide a widely accessible interpretation of a rather important female voice in the Old Testament. This commentary engages with other exegetical works and claims that Ruth was probably one of the first short stories in recorded history. Due to its presence in the sacred canon it has functioned as a religious text, but it carries much importance as a literary accomplishment for depicting a female protagonist, but also for telling such a vibrant story in such a compact span of time.
Publisher: Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, 2012
ISBN: 9780773417618
Characteristics: 1 online resource (454 pages)


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