The Rhetorical Function of the Book of Ezekiel

The Rhetorical Function of the Book of Ezekiel

Thomas Renz


during this research, Renz argues that the e-book of Ezekiel capabilities as a rhetorical unit, that it addresses a particular rhetorical state of affairs, and that it goals at shaping the self-understanding of the second-generation of Judaean exiles and defining the genuine Israel. After analyzing the historic context of the exile, the writer addresses the general literary association and the person rhetorical ideas within the ebook. a last bankruptcy explores the book's rhetorical effectiveness in featuring an appropriate reaction to the problems the exilic neighborhood confronted. Renz deals either a resounding research of the publication of Ezekiel in addition to a version for the fruitful integration of conventional severe equipment with more moderen literary, rhetorical, and sociological methods. This e-book will curiosity all those that research the heritage, literature, and theology of historic Israel. This booklet has additionally been released in hardback, please click on the following for details."

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