hum lec5 - Jan 16th, 2008 Humanities week 2 lecture 2 I....

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Jan 16 th , 2008 Humanities week 2 lecture 2 I. Introduction The Bible as a Collection of Stories o Moral stories o Blind trust in God Paradox 1 of Stories in the Bible o Giddien, David and Goliath o Moral instruction o Bible contains so little story telling Types of Stories Parables Foundation Stories II. Bible Parables Abimelech and the Bramble (Jud 9:7-21) i. Trees being kings. (Bramble) The Wise Woman of Tekoa (2 Sam 14) i. Tells the king, he let the murderer live so he’s convicted himself Nathan’s Parable of the Rich Man i. Rich man takes the poor man’s sheep to cook for his guests. David stole bashiba’s wife even though he has a lot of wives. In Sum i. No check on a king’s rage, not profitable to bring bad news to a king. So prophets give bad news indirection to get the king to understand what is happening before letting the king realize what he’s done. ii.
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course HUMANITIES 2 taught by Professor Edwards during the Winter '08 term at UCSD.

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