From Fratricide to Forgiveness : The Language and Ethics of Anger in Genesis.

By: Schlimm, Matthew Richard
Series: Siphrut : Literature and Theology of the Hebrew Scriptures: Publisher: Winona Lake : Pennsylvania State University Press, 2011Copyright date: ©2011Description: 1 online resource (257 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781575066608Subject(s): Bible. -- O.T. -- Genesis -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.;Anger in the BibleGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: From Fratricide to Forgiveness : The Language and Ethics of Anger in GenesisDDC classification: 222/.110815247 LOC classification: BS1199.A53 -- S35 2011ebOnline resources: Click to View
Contents:
Front Cover -- Front Matter -- Series Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of Tables -- List of Figures -- Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- 1.1 The Value of Studying Emotion -- 1.2 Genesis and Anger -- 1.3 The Primary Aims of This Project -- 1.4 Methodological Overview -- 1.5 Literary Approaches and Historical Criticism -- 1.6 Limitations of This Study -- 1.7 Conclusion -- Part 1 -- The Language of Anger -- Traversing Foreign Terrain: The Troubles of Translating Emotion -- 2.1 The Violence of Translation -- 2.2 The Vulnerability of Terms Conveying Emotion -- 2.3 Emotion and Culture -- 2.4 Linguistic Relativity -- 2.5 Conclusion -- Imposing Western Assumptions on the Text: Irrationality as Senseless Violence -- 3.1 Origins of a Folk Theory -- 3.2 Beyond Faulty Characterizations -- 3.3 Violent Distortions of the Biblical Text -- 3.4 Conclusion -- The Hebrew Bible's Prototypical Understanding of Anger -- 4.1 Prototype Theory: An Introduction -- 4.2 Anger and Prototype Theory in Biblical Scholarship -- 4.3 The Prototypical Understanding of Human Anger in the Hebrew Bible -- Biblical Anger's Associative Networks -- 5.1 Jealousy -- 5.2 Evil / Calamity -- 5.3 Extreme Violence -- 5.4 Fire -- 5.5 Pouring Out -- 5.6 Contend and Dispute -- 5.7 Turn -- 5.8 Qualifiers -- 5.9 Conclusion -- Biblical Anger and Conceptual Metaphor -- 6.1 Conceptual Metaphor: An Introduction -- 6.2 Attempts at Naming Biblical Anger's Conceptual Metaphors -- 6.3 Problems with Scholarship on Conceptual Metaphor -- 6.4 Reassessing Biblical Anger's Conceptual Metaphors -- 6.5 The Nuances and Meanings of Terms for Anger -- 6.6 Conclusion to Part 1: From Conflation to Incorporation -- Part 2 -- Daybreak after the Dim Glow of the Enlightenment: Approaching the Ethics of Genesis -- Advances in Old Testament Ethics.
7.1 The Rise of Works on Old Testament Ethics -- 7.2 Principles in Conflict -- 7.3 The Problems with Paradigms, Models, Virtues, and Ethos -- 7.4 Conclusion -- Ethics, Emotion, and Experience: The Power of Stories -- 8.1 Mimesis: Fictive Reality -- 8.2 Narrative and Anger -- 8.3 How Genesis Provides Ethical Guidance -- 8.4 Conclusion to Part 2: What to Expect in Genesis -- Part 3 -- In Search of A Brother's Keeper: Anger and Its Antitheses in Genesis -- Ethics outside Eden: Cain and Abel -- 9.1 The Appearance of Anger, Sin, and Death -- 9.2 Desiring Alternatives -- 9.3 Conclusion -- A Land of Limitations: Anger among Shepherds -- 10.1 A Glimpse of a Keeper: Abram and Lot -- 10.2 Land Limitations Revisited: Isaac and the Herders of Gerar -- 10.3 Keeping a Safe Distance: Jacob and Laban -- 10.4 Conclusion -- Anger at the Margins -- 11.1 Sarai/h's Anger toward Hagar -- 11.2 Rachel's Jealousy of Leah -- 11.3 When There Are No Good Options: Dinah's Brothers -- 11.4 Exposing the Plight of the Powerless: Anger toward Slaves -- 11.5 Conclusion -- Attempting Reconciliation: Brothers at the End of Genesis -- 12.1 A Short-Lived Reunion: Jacob and Esau -- 12.2 Joseph, a Brothers' Keeper -- Synthesis and Conclusion: Hope in a World of Limitations -- Appendix A: The Statistics of Biblical Language for Anger -- Appendix B: Hebrew Words for Anger -- 15.1 Words Designating More than One Emotion -- 15.2 Words Related to a Perceived Physiological Symptom -- 15.3 Words Referring to Specific Types of Anger -- Bibliography -- Index of Authors -- Index of Scripture -- Index of Key Hebrew Words -- Index of Subjects -- Back Cover.
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Front Cover -- Front Matter -- Series Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of Tables -- List of Figures -- Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- 1.1 The Value of Studying Emotion -- 1.2 Genesis and Anger -- 1.3 The Primary Aims of This Project -- 1.4 Methodological Overview -- 1.5 Literary Approaches and Historical Criticism -- 1.6 Limitations of This Study -- 1.7 Conclusion -- Part 1 -- The Language of Anger -- Traversing Foreign Terrain: The Troubles of Translating Emotion -- 2.1 The Violence of Translation -- 2.2 The Vulnerability of Terms Conveying Emotion -- 2.3 Emotion and Culture -- 2.4 Linguistic Relativity -- 2.5 Conclusion -- Imposing Western Assumptions on the Text: Irrationality as Senseless Violence -- 3.1 Origins of a Folk Theory -- 3.2 Beyond Faulty Characterizations -- 3.3 Violent Distortions of the Biblical Text -- 3.4 Conclusion -- The Hebrew Bible's Prototypical Understanding of Anger -- 4.1 Prototype Theory: An Introduction -- 4.2 Anger and Prototype Theory in Biblical Scholarship -- 4.3 The Prototypical Understanding of Human Anger in the Hebrew Bible -- Biblical Anger's Associative Networks -- 5.1 Jealousy -- 5.2 Evil / Calamity -- 5.3 Extreme Violence -- 5.4 Fire -- 5.5 Pouring Out -- 5.6 Contend and Dispute -- 5.7 Turn -- 5.8 Qualifiers -- 5.9 Conclusion -- Biblical Anger and Conceptual Metaphor -- 6.1 Conceptual Metaphor: An Introduction -- 6.2 Attempts at Naming Biblical Anger's Conceptual Metaphors -- 6.3 Problems with Scholarship on Conceptual Metaphor -- 6.4 Reassessing Biblical Anger's Conceptual Metaphors -- 6.5 The Nuances and Meanings of Terms for Anger -- 6.6 Conclusion to Part 1: From Conflation to Incorporation -- Part 2 -- Daybreak after the Dim Glow of the Enlightenment: Approaching the Ethics of Genesis -- Advances in Old Testament Ethics.

7.1 The Rise of Works on Old Testament Ethics -- 7.2 Principles in Conflict -- 7.3 The Problems with Paradigms, Models, Virtues, and Ethos -- 7.4 Conclusion -- Ethics, Emotion, and Experience: The Power of Stories -- 8.1 Mimesis: Fictive Reality -- 8.2 Narrative and Anger -- 8.3 How Genesis Provides Ethical Guidance -- 8.4 Conclusion to Part 2: What to Expect in Genesis -- Part 3 -- In Search of A Brother's Keeper: Anger and Its Antitheses in Genesis -- Ethics outside Eden: Cain and Abel -- 9.1 The Appearance of Anger, Sin, and Death -- 9.2 Desiring Alternatives -- 9.3 Conclusion -- A Land of Limitations: Anger among Shepherds -- 10.1 A Glimpse of a Keeper: Abram and Lot -- 10.2 Land Limitations Revisited: Isaac and the Herders of Gerar -- 10.3 Keeping a Safe Distance: Jacob and Laban -- 10.4 Conclusion -- Anger at the Margins -- 11.1 Sarai/h's Anger toward Hagar -- 11.2 Rachel's Jealousy of Leah -- 11.3 When There Are No Good Options: Dinah's Brothers -- 11.4 Exposing the Plight of the Powerless: Anger toward Slaves -- 11.5 Conclusion -- Attempting Reconciliation: Brothers at the End of Genesis -- 12.1 A Short-Lived Reunion: Jacob and Esau -- 12.2 Joseph, a Brothers' Keeper -- Synthesis and Conclusion: Hope in a World of Limitations -- Appendix A: The Statistics of Biblical Language for Anger -- Appendix B: Hebrew Words for Anger -- 15.1 Words Designating More than One Emotion -- 15.2 Words Related to a Perceived Physiological Symptom -- 15.3 Words Referring to Specific Types of Anger -- Bibliography -- Index of Authors -- Index of Scripture -- Index of Key Hebrew Words -- Index of Subjects -- Back Cover.

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