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fable

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 81 words.

The description in AV for fictitious ‘old wives’ tales' (1 Tim. 4: 7); called ‘cunningly devised’ (2 Pet. 1: 16).

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fable

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

May 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 82 words.

The description in AV for fictitious ‘old wives’ tales' (1 Tim. 4: 7); called ‘cunningly devised’ (2

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Review: Fables of the Ancients? Folklore in the Qur'an.

Neal Robinson.

in Journal of Semitic Studies

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Middle Eastern Languages; Literary Studies - World; Biblical Studies. 0 words.

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Poetry and dissent

in The Old Testament

March 2008; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 2963 words.

‘Poetry and dissent’ discusses poetry, the problem of theodicy, and wisdom literature in the Old Testament. Poems are scattered throughout the narrative books that form the Torah and the...

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From Capital to Community: Discipleship as Defection in Jesus’ Parable about a ‘manager of injustice’ (Luke 16:1–13)

Ched Myers.

in Radical Christian Voices and Practice

January 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 7335 words.

The current global economic crisis provides a compelling context to revisit a biblical text that addresses wealth and poverty such as Luke 16. Two of Luke’s three ‘rich man’ parables occur...

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Myth in the Hebrew Bible

Bernard F. Batto.

in Biblical Studies

P ublished online May 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 11710 words.

Myth in the Hebrew Bible is a complex and controversial topic, depending on how one defines myth and sometimes on one’s religious orientation. In everyday usage today, myth carries a...

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Parables

John S. Kloppenborg.

in Biblical Studies

P ublished online October 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 12215 words.

The Greek term parabolē is used in several senses: It sometimes introduces a figurative saying or a cryptic remark that requires explanation; in the Shepherd of Hermas the term designates...

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Novella

Erich S. Gruen.

in The Oxford Handbook of Biblical Studies

April 2006; p ublished online April 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 5248 words.

This chapter examines the Jewish novella, which is defined as: prose fiction narrating the experiences of individuals or groups, composed for entertainment but also communicating values,...

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Titus

Robert Carroll and Stephen Prickett.

in The Bible: Authorized King James Version

February 1998; p ublished online April 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 306 words.

This Pastoral letter is very similar to the Timothy letters, having the same concerns and rhetorical style. Titus is apparently in Crete, and this gives the writer an opportunity to cite the Cretan...

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Jonah

Michael D. Coogan.

in The New Oxford Annotated Bible with the Apocrypha, Augmented Third Edition, New Revised Standard Version

February 2007; p ublished online April 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 1732 words.

Jonah is unique among the prophetic books. Jonah himself is never called a prophet in the text. The book contains no collections of oracles in verse against Israel and foreign nations but...

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