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Author Dawson, David, 1957-

Title Christian figural reading and the fashioning of identity / John David Dawson.

Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [2001]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (x, 302 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Series Books at JSTOR All Purchased.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-281) and indexes.
Contents Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Body against Spirit: Daniel Boyarin; 2. Allegory and Embodiment: Boyarin and Origen; 3. Spiritual Bodies: Origen; 4. The Figure in the Fulfillment: Erich Auerbach; 5. The Preservation of Historical Reality: Auerbach and Origen; 6. The Present Occurrence of Past Events: Origen; 7. The Literal Sense and Personal Identity: Hans Frei; 8. Moses Veiled and Unveiled: Hans Frei and Origen; 9. Identity and Transformation: Origen; Conclusion; Abbreviations; Notes; Works Cited; General Index; Index Locorum.
Summary This text offers a contribution to one of Christianity's central problems: the understanding and interpretation of scripture specifically, the relationship between the Old Testament and the New.
Other author JSTOR, issuing body.
Subject Bible -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible -- Reading.
Christianity and other religions -- Judaism.
Judaism -- Relations -- Christianity.
Teologi Teologi.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
ISBN 9780520925984
9780520226302 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520226305 (cloth : alk. paper)