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Metaphor, illness, and identity in Psalms 88 and 102

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This article argues that the Hebrew Bible is an important resource for adding insights into illness language and narratives by making a case for the use of medical humanities in biblical studies. Using an interdisciplinary approach, this article utilises existing research concerned with illness experiences and identity as a heuristic tool for addressing the study of illness in the Hebrew Bible. However, as well as providing a useful heuristic lens, this article argues that ancient texts can a...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1177/0309089217704549

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St John's College
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Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Journal:
Journal for the Study of the Old Testament More from this journal
Volume:
43
Issue:
2
Pages:
228-246
Publication date:
2019-02-21
Acceptance date:
2017-03-16
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EISSN:
1476-6728
ISSN:
0309-0892
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uuid:f80aec25-abc3-454c-b37d-cac47f8e0f4d
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686354
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2017-03-20

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