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Juxtaposition and the Elisha Cycle

This monograph examines the juxtaposition of narrative units in biblical narrative and the effect this has on interpretation. Early rabbinical and inner-biblical interpretations suggest that juxtaposition was an intentional device used by biblical editors and authors to shape the meaning of their material.Therefore, this monograph develops a framework for recognising the ways in which adjacentunits interpret and re-interpret one anot...