Tuesday, 15 July 2008

Quote of the Day: a theological and literary force ...

A major literary and theological force was at work in shaping the present form of the Hebrew Bible by which prophetic oracles directed to one generation were fashioned in Sacred Scripture by a canonical process to be used by another generation [*]
What is this force?

[*] B.S. Childs, "The Canonical Shape of the Prophetic Literature" (1978)

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