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Of Prophets' Visions and the Wisdom of Sages: Essays in Honour of R. Norman Whybray on his Seventieth Birthday

by McKay, Heather A., Clines, David J. A.

JSOT Press 1993

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Overview

Old Testament prophecy and wisdom are two of the main themes with which Norman Whybray, formerly of the University of Hull, has concerned himself in his highly productive and innovative scholarly career. In honor of his seventieth birthday, a distinguished international group of scholars have expressed their personal and professional admiration for him with essays that are particularly rich and significant. The roll-call of contributors reads: Brenner, Brueggemann, Cazelles, Clements, Clines, Coggins, Crenshaw, Eaton, Gelston, Gordon, Goulder, Grabbe, Jeppersen, Knibb, Mayes, Mettinger, Soggin, and Williamson.

Essays Include:

  • “Prophets, Priests, Diviners and Sages in Ancient Israel,” by Lester L. Grabbe
  • “From Mari to Moses: Prophecy at Mari and in Ancient Israel,” by Robert P. Gordon
  • “Prophecy—True and False,” by Richard J. Coggins
  • “First and Last in Isaiah,” by Hugh G.M. Williamson
  • “Mother Zion, Father Servant: A Reading of Isaiah 49—55,” by Knud Jeppesen
  • “Knowledge, Humiliation or Suffering: A Lexical, Textual and Exegetical Problem in Isaiah 53,” by Anthony Gelston
  • “Metacommentating Amos,” by David J.A. Clines
  • “Wisdom Literature: Retrospect and Prospect,” by James L. Crenshaw
  • “Memory and Encounter: An Educational Ideal,” by John Eaton
  • “Some Observations on the Figurations of Woman in Wisdom Literature,” by Athalya Brenner
  • “The Good Neighbour in the Book of Proverbs,” by Ronald E. Clements
  • “Psalm 37: Conflict of Interpretation,” by Walter Brueggemann
  • “Intertextuality: Allusion and Vertical Context Systems in Some Job Passages,” by Tryggve N.D. Mettinger
  • “Judah and Tamar (Genesis 38),” by J. Alberto Soggin
  • “Les milieux du Deuteronome,” by Henri Cazelles
  • “Ruth: A Homily on Deuteronomy 22-25?,” by Michael D. Goulder

Product Details

  • Title: Of Prophets' Visions and the Wisdom of Sages: Essays in Honour of R. Norman Whybray on his Seventieth Birthday
  • Editors: Heather A. McKay & David. J. A. Clines
  • Series: Studies on the Prophets
  • Publisher: Sheffield Academic Press
  • Publication Date: 1993
  • Pages: 337

About the Editors

Heather McKay is Senior Lecturer in Religious Studies at Edge Hill College, Ormskirk, Lancashire.

David Clines is Professor of Biblical Studies and Head of Department in the University of Sheffield.