Among the Prophets: Language, Image and Structure in the Prophetic Writings  -     Edited By: Philip R. Davies, David J.A. Clines
    By: Philip R. Davies(ED.) & David J. A. Clines(ED.)
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Among the Prophets: Language, Image and Structure in the Prophetic Writings

Sheffield Academic Press / 2009 / Paperback

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 218
Vendor: Sheffield Academic Press
Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 9.21 X 6.14 X 0.48 (inches)
ISBN: 144119648X
ISBN-13: 9781441196484
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Series: Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies

Publisher's Description

Prophetic symbolism is one of the key topics of this volume. On Isaiah, John F.A. Sawyer finds radical images of Yahweh, Kenneth T. Aitken looks at the metamorphosis of the key motif of hearing, seeing and understanding, 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 Leslie C. Allen (the 'Death Valley' vision) and M.G. Swanepoel (Ezekiel 16 and female images of Israel), and Alan Cooper and Athalya Brenner write on the book of Jonah. Two essays of more general scope deal with the search for unity in Isaiah (David Carr) and the redactional shape of Nahum 1 (James Nogalski). An attractive and stimulating volume which reflects the liveliness of current research on the prophetic literature.

Author Bio

Philip R. Davies is Professor Emeritus of Biblical Studies at the University of Sheffield, UK.

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