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Holy ResilienceThe Bible's Traumatic Origins

Holy Resilience: The Bible's Traumatic Origins

David M. Carr

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300204568
eISBN:
9780300210248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204568.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book suggests that human trauma gave birth to the Bible. The Bible's ability to speak to suffering is a major reason why the sacred texts of Judaism and Christianity have retained their ... More

The Responsive SelfPersonal Religion in Biblical Literature of the Neo-Babylonian and Persian Periods

The Responsive Self: Personal Religion in Biblical Literature of the Neo-Babylonian and Persian Periods

Susan Niditch

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300166361
eISBN:
9780300166538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300166361.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book deals with matters of self-representation and the presentation of selves. How does late-biblical literature portray individuals’ emotions, disappointments, desires, and doubts within ... More

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