Revisiting Bathsheba and David: A Recuperative Reading with Julia Kristeva
AuthorsBergsma, Dirkje Dianne
AdvisorsOlthuis, James H.
Woudenberg, R. van
Derksen, L. D.
AffiliationInstitute for Christian Studies
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AbstractThis prologue seeks to provide the author's context, premises and aims for this philosophical theological thesis which aims to provide an application of the semiotic theory of Julia Kristeva to a revisiting, that is rereading, reexamining, analyzing and reflecting on the biblical story of King David and Bathsheba, and how we may understand our own life-stories, our subjectivity, and our relation to the sacred and to the world. Although the work of Julia Kristeva is well known and the story of David is familiar to readers of the Bible, it is my assertion that a re-reading of this biblical narrative and some of its commentary in view of selected Kristevan philosophical concepts can lead to a multi-layer understanding of this narrative and give us deeper insights into our own stories. [Page 1]
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Degree TitleConjoint Ph.D. by the Institute for Christian Studies, Toronto and the VU University Amsterdam
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