The Text in the Middle
School or Department
Biblical and Theological Studies
Dates of Service
Analysis of inner-biblical exegesis ordinarily involves examination of the intertextual relationship between two texts within the biblical corpus. But in many cases there is an often overlooked intertext that serves as a bridge between the two texts. Such an intermediary text reads the primary text in a manner similar to the way the tertiary text reads it and supplies a missing link in a very subtle yet identifiable manner. The direction of dependence between texts of this kind is not as important in the present study as the direction in which these texts were meant to be read by those who gave them their final shape.
Religion, Biblical studies, Old Testament
New York, NY
Biblical Studies | Religion
About the Author
Dr. Michael Shepherd taught at Louisiana College for nine years prior to joining the faculty of Cedarville University in 2015. His topics of expertise are biblical Hebrew/Aramaic language and exegesis.
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Shepherd, Michael B., "The Text in the Middle" (2014). Faculty Books. 175.