By Peter D. Miscall
In a decisive departure from conventional biblical scholarship, Miscall deals a analyzing of one Samuel that's strongly motivated by means of New feedback, Structuralism, and Deconstruction.
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Samuel's link with priesthood is strengthened and a divinatory function is intimated, but there are serious qualifications. 23:6–12, the ephod connotes priestly and divinatory functions; through the ephod, the word of the Lord is given thematic prominence. He heard all that his sons were doing to all Israel and how they lay with the women who served at the entrance of the tent of meeting. In this instance Eli hears and hears correctly; he does not need to see anything. it is no good report [shemu`ah] I hear [shome`a] the people of the Lord spreading abroad.
But the word of the Lord will no longer be rare after the call of Samuel. All Israel from Dan to Beersheba knew that Samuel was established as a prophet of the Lord. , "makes himself appear or be seen"; the emphasis, however, is on the word(s), not on a visionary experience. " Ignorance, however, does not prevail in this instance. The Lord's pronouncement gives prominence to words, speech, and hearing. Samuel has a message but no commission. The statement does not provide enough information to answer the question.
The question is crucial, for it bears upon the way in which we will read 1 Samuel and how we will treat any parallels between Judges and 1 Samuel. , the cultic order and retributive justice, will continue to be significant in the narrative; they will continue and yet be changed. 2:22, 3:3). The ark has been transferred from Bethel to Shiloh; has the house of Aaron also been transferred? 2:30 and that the latter, therefore, is the promise made to Phinehas in Moab, so that Eli is a descendant of Phinehas, son of Eleazar, perhaps his son.