By Kristin Moen Saxegaard

Kristin Moen Saxegaard demonstrates how personality complexity is portrayed within the outdated testomony, exemplified by way of the publication of Ruth. every one personality within the tale has its particular voice which increases a selected subject; Naomi announces her bitterness, Boaz is the merry personality, Ruth stresses that she is a foreigner, and Yahweh is silent. hence, personality complexity generates theological issues, resembling the matter of being a foreigner, and the query of God's silence. The interplay among the characters' voices elaborates a number of and nuanced views to those topics which provide new techniques and replacement solutions to the interpreting of Ruth. The biblical characters stand as examples of the way definite difficulties are handled within the biblical literature, and, to the fashionable reader, they could stand as an instance of ways genuine existence is as well.

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