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'A very vigorous, detailed and illuminating study of the uses of language, especially of figurative language, in scripture' - Amos N. Wilder, Journal of Biblical LiteratureThe Language and Imagery of the Bible brings the discipline of literary studies to bear on Biblical studies, investigating the various ways in which language us used, demonstrating the non-literal character of much bible language, and arguing that biblical authors were aware of the symbolism and character of their language..
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|Manufacturer:||Bristol Classical Press|
|Publisher:||Bristol Classical Press|
|Studio:||Bristol Classical Press|
|Item Weight:||0.88 pounds|
|Item Size:||0.61 x 9 x 9 inches|
|Package Weight:||0.84 pounds|
|Package Size:||5.43 x 0.79 x 0.79 inches|
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ean: 9780310409519, isbn: 0310409519,
The primary aim of God, Language and Scripture is to provide guidance in the use of biblical languages. Secondarily this volume initiates the reader to the wonders and workings of language and points out how language is often misused, especially in regard to the Bible. This volume, however, in no way anticipates all the ways of mishandling language. Silva's emphasis is on 'global' rather than detailed concerns (though selected specific examples are used) of how language is misused. The book
By Brand: Biblical Institute Press
ean: 9788876536298, isbn: 8876536299,
Already well known in its two-volume first edition, this is the most extensive revision yet of one of the most complete Hebrew Grammars available in English. This edition brings the work up to the present by taking account of developments in our understanding of the Hebrew language during the intervening years. The work is now presented in a paperback single volume. Professor Muraoka hopes that this helps to make the book more attractive and the content easier to use. As with the ear-lier