Nebuchadnezzar's Children

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  • Title: Nebuchadnezzar's Children
  • Author: Penelope Reed Doob
  • ISBN: 9780300016758
  • Page: 352
  • Format: Unknown Binding
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      Published :2019-09-11T02:54:53+00:00

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    • Jesse says:

      This is an interesting analysis of various perceptions of madness in the middle ages. It draws from the biblical story of Nebuchadnezzar who fulfills one of his own dreams by selfishly attributing all his glory to his own good work. God punishes him by causing him to go mad. He lives as a wild man for several years before his kingdom is restored (Daniel, chapter 4). According to Doob, there are three literary conventions for madness in the middle ages: (1) the mad sinner; (2) the unholy wild man [...]

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