Among the Prophets: Language, Image and Structure in the Prophetic Writings (The Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies)

Among the Prophets: Language, Image and Structure in the Prophetic Writings (The Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies)


Prophetic symbolism is likely one of the key issues of this quantity. On Isaiah, John F.A. Sawyer unearths radical pictures of Yahweh, Kenneth T. Aitken appears to be like on the metamorphosis of the major motif of listening to, seeing and realizing, Michael L. Barre examines lions and birds in 31.4-5, and Marvin A. Sweeney re-examines vmes(tm)s in 8.6. The imagery of Ezekiel is explored by means of Leslie C. Allen (the 'Death Valley' imaginative and prescient) and M.G. Swanepoel (Ezekiel sixteen and feminine photographs of Israel), and Alan Cooper and Athalya Brenner write at the publication of Jonah. essays of extra basic scope take care of the quest for cohesion in Isaiah (David Carr) and the redactional form of Nahum 1 (James Nogalski). an enticing and stimulating quantity which displays the liveliness of present examine at the prophetic literature.

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