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4Narrative GenreConsiderationsII. CharacterizationIII. Scene Depiction I. Basic IdeaIV. Structure
KingdomKingdomHeavenly Divine RegencyWorldwide Divine RegencyNumerical Expansion of ImageGeographical Expansion of ImageBooks as Applications of Covenant (8.2)BooksAudienceWriterBiblical books apply covenant dynamics in a variety of waysto specific situations to further the expansion of Gods Kingdom.Covenants Divine BenevolenceHuman LoyaltyBlessings in Nature and WarCurses in Nature and War
Investigation of Texts:Literary AnalysisCentral Concerns ofOriginal MeaningModernApplicationAudienceWriterDocumentWhat were the writers central concerns for his audience?Literary Analysis (8.3)
Importance of Genre (8.4)The lines between genres are fine lines.Each genre has its own conventional formal qualities.Misjudging genre conventions can devastate interpretation.
Features of Narrative Genre (8.5)CharacterizationScene DepictionIntrinsic AnalysisHow does the story portray its characters?How does the story depict its scenes?StructureHow does the story arrange its material?
That WorldRadial Significance ofActual Persons and EventsNeeds and Strengths ofActual Persons in Circumstances True, butSelective and Arranged Account of Literary WorldTheir WorldHistory and Narrative (8.6)Designed to MeetNeedsSceneDepictionCharac-terizationStructure
Parallel Accounts of Manasseh (8.7)That World of ManassehsActualReignTheir World During ExileTheir World After ExileSceneDepictionCharac-terizationStructure2 Chr 33:1-202 Kgs 21:1-18That WorldThat WorldThat World
Manassehs Early Sins(closely parallel)Manassehs Condemnation(omitted)Manassehs Exile/Restoration(added)21.11-1633.11-17(2 Kgs 21.1-18)(2 Chr 33:1-20)21.17-1833.18-20Closure of Reign(loosely parallel)Comparative StructuresComparative Structures (8.8)SceneDepictionCharac-terizationStructure
Manassehs Early Sins(closely parallel)Manassehs Condemnation(omitted)Manassehs Exile/Restoration(added)21.11-1633.11-17(2 Kgs 21.1-18)(2 Chr 33:1-20)21.17-1833.18-20Closure of Reign(loosely parallel)Comparative CharacterizationsEVILEVILEVILEVILHUMBLEHUMBLEComparative Characterizations (8.9)
Original Meanings (8.10)That World of ManassehsActualReign2 Chr 33:1-202 Kgs 21:1-18Their WorldWe deserved the exile; we should repent.
We should follow Manassehs example as we restore the Kingdom.That WorldTheir World
Epochal Adjustments for 2 Kgs 21:1-18 Original MeaningWe deserved the exile; we should repent so that we may return to the land.WDAExileRepentanceReturnChristian ApplicationJudgment is still deserved; we should reject Manassehs example so that we may avoid further judgment. IdolatryModern Application of Kgs (8.11)
Epochal Adjustments for 2 Chr 33:1-20Original MeaningWe should followManassehs example and build the Kingdom.Exile/RepentanceRestorationChristian ApplicationWe should followManassehs exampleand build the Kingdom in Christ.IdolatryModern Application of Chr (8.12)WDAExileRepentanceReturnIdolatryModern Application of Kgs (8.11)