The Open: Abstract Images In The Hebrew Bible

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The article titled The Open is translated into English for the sake of the readers to understand the philosophies of different scholars surrounding one particular issue and expanding on the thoughts that grew from the examinations of possible meanings. Studying the article we can see that the general thesis is derived from the abstract images illustrated in the reverend text of a Hebrew Bible. The illustration depicts a group of figures with bodies of people and heads of animals. We see that this image sparks the discussion as to the meaning behind using the animal heads in place of human. The author makes the general claim “Scholars who have addressed the question have not yet found a convincing explanation” (Agamben, 2004, p. 2). This statement

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