desirable qualities. Ruth the Anti-Type, her redemption of the Moabite reputation has a double twist. Since both the Old and New Testaments are largely written in story form, narrative is the essence of biblical revelation That makes understanding narrative essential for all interpreters of the Bible. By conforming to the pattern of Boaz, David also becomes a composite of these types, and as Son of David, Jesus is all this and more. 28 The sub-theme focuses on Ruths redemption and Gods mercy in grafting the Gentiles into His chosen people for redemption. 30 In Ruth, God is revealed as the Faithful Provider to the helpless. As he provides food for the hungry, and permanent land for Elimelechs widow, he plays the part of Moses and Joshua. That is, the content of a work of literature is presented in the form of a novel, play, short story, poem, and so forthA working definition of literature, then, is that it is an interpretive presentation of experience in an artistic form. It is important for the implied reader to feel empathetic towards David because even though David kills Goliath in the end, we are meant to view him as a hero, not a murder. The pattern is not salvation, then incorporation of Gentiles but incorporation of Gentiles, then salvation.
32 It is used to refer to Gods redeeming acts. While Naomi receives provision and blessing, Ruth is Gods instrument for this. 6, especially important: they look at ordinary events as being the scene of Gods subtly providential activity.
The book begins with a famine but ends with plenty. It is the Abrahamic covenant in reverse: instead of the nations being blessed through Israel, Israel is blessed through a Gentile.
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Against the dark moral and ethical backdrop of the Judges period, the foreigner Ruth emerges as a paradigm of loyal love and of the kind of person the Lord is looking for to should cigarettes be banned? populate his covenant community. Human experience is presented in such a way as to express, whether explicitly or by implication, a world view. Before David became King of Israel he herded his fathers sheep with his life in the fields; and was said to have killed a lion and a bear protecting them. 13, as a comic plot, the protagonist encounters obstacles but eventually overcomes them through faith and/or divine intervention. At first, Ruth seems unpromising territory for a Christian interpreter.