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Satire and the Hebrew Prophets (Literary Currents in Biblical Interpretation)
By Westminster John Knox Press
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ean: 9780664252298, isbn: 066425229X,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 281 reviews
In this book, Thomas Jemielity demonstrates the striking relationship between satire and Hebrew prophecy by reviewing the role of ridicule in both and analyzing questions of nature, structure, form, and audience. This pioneering study makes compelling reading for all interested in the Bible and Western literature.The Literary Currents in Biblical Interpretation series explores current trends within the discipline of biblical interpretation by dealing with the literary qualities of the Bible:

Wisdom of Ancient Sumer
By CDL Press
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ean: 9781883053925, isbn: 1883053927,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 107 reviews
Discussion of the nature of Sumerian wisdom literature and complete editions of many Sumerian wisdom texts, including the Instructions of Shuruppak, Instructions of Ur-Ninurta, Counsels of Wisdom, Sumerian fables, Nothing Is of Value, Ballade of Early Rulers, and more. This unusual book describes the Sumerian literature and many of their proverbs featured in speeches of wise men of that time..

Biblical Words and Their Meaning
By HarperCollins Christian Pub.
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mpn: 959819, ean: 9780310479819, isbn: 0310479819,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 146 reviews
When first published in 1983, Biblical Words and Their Meaning broke new ground by introducing to students of the Bible the principles of linguistics, in particular, on lexical semantics -- that branch that focuses on the meaning of individual words. Silva's structural approach provides the interpreter with an important lexical tool for more responsible understanding of the biblical text and more effective use of standard exegetical resources. This revised edition includes a bibliographical

New Testament Rhetoric: An Introductory Guide to the Art of Persuasion in and of the New Testament
By Wipf & Stock Pub
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ean: 9781556359293, isbn: 1556359292,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 218 reviews
Witherington provides a much-needed introduction to the ancient art of persuasion and its use within the various New Testament documents. More than just an exploration of the use of the ancient rhetorical tools and devices, this guide introduces the reader to all that went into convincing an audience about some subject. Witherington makes the case that rhetorical criticism is a more fruitful approach to the NT epistles than the oft-employed approaches of literary and discourse criticism.

Ancient Rhetoric and the New Testament: The Influence of Elementary Greek Composition
By Baylor University Press
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ean: 9781481309806, isbn: 1481309803,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
For the ancient Greeks and Romans, eloquence was essential to public life and identity, perpetuating class status and power. The three-tiered study of rhetoric was thus designed to produce sons worthy of and equipped for public service. Rhetorical competency enabled the elite to occupy their proper place in society.The oracular and literary techniques represented in Greco-Roman education proved to be equally central to the formation of the New Testament. Detailed comparisons of the

Begat: The King James Bible and the English Language
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780199585854, isbn: 9780199585854,

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''Let there be light,'' ''A fly in the ointment,'' ''New wine in old bottles,'' ''How are the mighty fallen,'' ''The salt of the earth.'' All these everyday phrases owe their popularity to the King James Bible. Indeed, it is said that this astonishing Bible has contributed more to the color and grace of the English language than almost any other literary source.In Begat, best-selling language expert David Crystal offers a stimulating tour of the verbal richness and incredible reach of the King

Toward the Image of Tammuz and Other Essays on Mesopotamian History and Culture: (Dove Studies in Bible, Language, and History)
By Wipf & Stock Pub
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ean: 9781556359521, isbn: 1556359527,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 232 reviews
In this volume, William L. Moran has collected seventeen of Jacobsen's widely scattered essays. Dealing with religion, history, culture, government, economics, and grammar, these pieces are representative of all aspects of Jacobsen's work, but stress his studies in history and religion, the fields in which he made his most important contributions to our knowledge of Mesopotamian culture and the origins of Western civilization. Moran has also included a bibliography of and a lexical index to

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