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The Lord of the Dreams

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The Lord of the Dreams by Ron Pirson
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A fascinating and highly original new look at the Joseph-narrative which relies a good deal on syntactic and semantic analyses. Pirson shows that there are many elements in this story that provoke a significantly different reading of the story of Joseph and his brothers, especially when these are combined with some textual aspects previously unnoticed or neglected. Special attention is given to the meaning of Joseph's dreams, to the question of who actually sold Joseph, and to the brothers' role in the narrative. Pirson also asks why Joseph did not call home after his release from prison, and-the most important question-why did Joseph, who was Jacob's favourite son, disappear from the biblical history of Israel?

Author Biography

Ron Pirson is Lecturer of Old Testament Exegesis at Tilburg University, The Netherlands.
Release date NZ
January 23rd, 2003
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Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
black & white illustrations
Imprint
Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Pages
186
Dimensions
156x234x12
ISBN-13
9780826462091
Product ID
1672680

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