Pottery , Poetry , and Prophecy : An Essay on Biblical Poetry Author ( s ) :

@inproceedings{Freedman2007PotteryP,
  title={Pottery , Poetry , and Prophecy : An Essay on Biblical Poetry Author ( s ) :},
  author={David Freedman},
  year={2007}
}
OETRY is not only central in the title, but for the study of the Hebrew Bible. There is no intention here of disvaluing the prose of the Bible, which constitutes the first major literary composition in that medium ever produced, so far as I am aware, whether we speak of the so-called Court History and the J source of the Pentateuch of the 10th century B.C., or the composite whole which we may call the Primary History (Genesis through Kings) of the 6th century.' The preponderance of prose is… CONTINUE READING

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