Book Review: Mourning Cry and Woe Oracle, (BZAW)

Book Review: Mourning Cry and Woe Oracle, (BZAW) logical" without even bothering to ex­ for their money, not the latest exegetical plain precisely what he means. In the word, but a reflection of a theological era light of the great changes which have now past. Lest one take this as a depre­ taken place in the field of mythology in catory judgment, it must be added that the last twenty years, such vagueness can 1949 was a vintage year which time, no longer be accepted. Phenomenologists though sometimes cruel, has mellowed of religion have much to teach form deliciously. critics not only about myth but about the JAY G. WILLIAMS logic of the cult in general, and it is time Hamilton College that biblical scholars take cognizance of the advances made. Finally, one must remark about the • Mourning Cry and Woe Oracle, author's methodology. Quite clearly, Von (BZAW) by WALDEMAR JANZEN. Rad is still under the influence of the now Walter de Gruyter, Berlin and New somewhat suspect notion that exegesis York, 1972. 91 pp. DM 58. depends upon understanding what went THANK S IN large measure to Erhard on "in, the narrator's mind" (p. 87). Gerstenberger's stimulating article, "Woe Hence he labors to determine something http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Interpretation: A Journal of Bible and Theology SAGE

Book Review: Mourning Cry and Woe Oracle, (BZAW)

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SAGE Publications
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© Union Presbyterian Seminary
ISSN
0020-9643
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2159-340X
D.O.I.
10.1177/002096437402800412
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logical" without even bothering to ex­ for their money, not the latest exegetical plain precisely what he means. In the word, but a reflection of a theological era light of the great changes which have now past. Lest one take this as a depre­ taken place in the field of mythology in catory judgment, it must be added that the last twenty years, such vagueness can 1949 was a vintage year which time, no longer be accepted. Phenomenologists though sometimes cruel, has mellowed of religion have much to teach form deliciously. critics not only about myth but about the JAY G. WILLIAMS logic of the cult in general, and it is time Hamilton College that biblical scholars take cognizance of the advances made. Finally, one must remark about the • Mourning Cry and Woe Oracle, author's methodology. Quite clearly, Von (BZAW) by WALDEMAR JANZEN. Rad is still under the influence of the now Walter de Gruyter, Berlin and New somewhat suspect notion that exegesis York, 1972. 91 pp. DM 58. depends upon understanding what went THANK S IN large measure to Erhard on "in, the narrator's mind" (p. 87). Gerstenberger's stimulating article, "Woe Hence he labors to determine something

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Interpretation: A Journal of Bible and TheologySAGE

Published: Oct 1, 1974

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