By Hermann Gunkel,K. C. Hanson
--Andre LaCocque, The Chicago Theological Seminary, Chicago, IL
"Written a century in the past for a church viewers wanting to find out how the simplest scholarship of the day may perhaps remove darkness from one of many Bible's so much soaking up tales, this little booklet exhibits Gunkel on the top of his powers of serious perspicuity, explanatory finesse, and reverent sensitivity, the fitting biblical studies chief, right away discovered, fascinating, and religious. . . . additionally, Gunkel encompasses his topic as few this present day might or could in such brief scope, combining philological acumen, aesthetic appreciation, comparative point of view, and a focus to communal people tradition--his pioneer distinction--and constants of human religiosity. the interpretation comprises astute notes via the editor and a worthy record of more moderen resources."
--Robert B. Coote, San Francisco Theological Seminary, San Francisco, CA
"Hermann Gunkel, who died in 1932, is likely one of the maximum academics and 'God-Fathers' of outdated testomony learn. He has taught us the main in regards to the inventive, ingenious dimensions of the textual content. His interpretation of the Elijah narrative during this quantity is a treasure that benefits carrying on with realization. We will be thankful certainly to okay. C. Hanson for bringing it to us in English, and to Wipf and inventory for its e-book. Gunkel is still our instructor and 'God-Father' in clever intelligent interpreting of the text."
--Walter Brueggemann, Columbia Theological Seminary, Decatur, GA
Hermann Gunkel (1862-1932) used to be Professor of previous testomony on the universities in Berlin, Giessen, and Halle, Germany. between his significant works in English are Genesis, creation to the Psalms, and Creation and Chaos within the Primeval period and the Eschaton.
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Elijah, Yahweh, and Baal by Hermann Gunkel,K. C. Hanson