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Figurative Language in Biblical Prose Narrative

Metaphor in the Book of Samuel (Supplements to Vetus Testamentum) (Supplements to Vetus Testamentum)

by Andrea L. Weiss

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Published by Brill Academic Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biblical studies, criticism & exegesis,
  • Books of the Old Testament,
  • Judaism,
  • O.T.,
  • Language, style,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Judaism,
  • Metaphor in the Bible,
  • Samuel,
  • Biblical Studies - Old Testament,
  • Judaism - History,
  • Linguistics,
  • Bible.,
  • Bible - Study - Old Testament

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9085428M
    ISBN 10900414837X
    ISBN 109789004148376

    Fourth graders discover the use of figurative language in poetry and prose and compare poetic phrasing with narrative and descriptive examples. They identify different patterns of rhyme and verse and write poetry based on the structure. Poetry makes up a significant portion of the Hebrew Bible, including the book of Psalms, most of the wisdom books, the Song of Songs, Lamentations, many prophetic texts, and poems set within prose accounts (e.g., Exodus 15; Judges 5). However, defining poetry in the Bible is a particularly difficult task because unlike much poetry in the.

    Figurative Language in Biblical Prose Narrative: Metaphor in the Book of Samuel, Supplements to Vetus Testamentum (Leiden: Brill, ). "By Women, About Women, For Women? -- A New Torah Commentary for a New Millennium," co-authored with Jason Kalman, in a volume marking the th anniversary of Women of Reform Judaism, (Cincinnati.   Figurative Language and Symbolism – an Excerpt from Revelation. are suspicious of any interpretation of a biblical text that is not literal. impressed by Revelation’s dramatic narrative and concerned lest symbolic interpretation empty the text of .

    Professor Rabbi Andrea L. Weiss is Associate Professor of Bible at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in New York and incoming Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel holds a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania (NELC), and Rabbinic Ordination from HUC-JIR, New York. The Scriptures use the term “face” dozens of times in a figurative sense, e.g., face of the deep (Gen. ), face of the earth (Gen. ), face of the ground (Gen. ), sly, to press the word “face,” in a literal sense, would imply an absurdity with reference to the sea, the earth, y, then, these uses are.


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Figurative Language in Biblical Prose Narrative by Andrea L. Weiss Download PDF EPUB FB2

This study applies several linguistic approaches to the book of Samuel in order to investigate the defining features of metaphor and the way metaphor and other forms of figurative language operate in biblical narrative. The book begins with an exploration of how to identify and interpret the metaphors in 1 Samuel Cited by: 3.

Figurative language in biblical prose narrative: Metaphor in the book of Samuel. Andrea L Weiss, University of Pennsylvania. Abstract. The topic of metaphor has generated a Figurative Language in Biblical Prose Narrative book amount of interest since the 's, when a burgeoning number of scholars from an array of disciplines started investigating this complicated by: 3.

Figurative Language in Biblical Prose Narrative: Metaphor in the Book of Samuel (Supplements to Vetus Testamentum) Andrea L. Weiss This study applies several linguistic approaches to the book of Samuel in order to investigate the defining features of metaphor and the way metaphor and other forms of figurative language operate in biblical narrative.

Get this from a library. Figurative language in biblical prose narrative: metaphor in the book of Samuel. [Andrea L Weiss]. Figurative Language In Biblical Prose Narrative.

Author by: Andrea Weiss Languange: en of Samuel in order to investigate the defining features of metaphor and the way metaphor and other forms of figurative language operate in biblical narrative. This book, argued from a perspective shaped by postmodernism, is at once an accessible.

Andrea Weiss is an American rabbi, author, and Assistant Professor of Bible at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in New York, where she was ordained in In she published the book Figurative Language in Biblical Prose Narrative: Metaphor in the Book of Samuel (Supplements to Vetus Testamentum).

She was associate editor of The Torah: A. This volume deals with the essentials of Biblical Hebrew grammatical structure.

It is designed as a textbook for complete beginners, though it is detailed enough to arouse the interest of students wishing to learn a little more than the bare essentials and to see the language in the light of its earlier : Andrea L.

Weiss. Figurative Language Figurative language in the bible is very close to what we use in our every day conversations, usually not even realizing it. Figures of speech are not to conceal, they are used to make things clearer, and in some cases express things.

Figurative language is very helpful with this subject matter, as literal words do not exists for things that cannot be seen. Many Types of Writing in the Bible Figurative Language in the Bible.

The book of Revelation is a highly structured work that combines elements of almost all the literary forms in the Bible, including figurative language, parallelism, typology and symbols, epic, narrative, lyric and narrative poetry, and praise. The three dominant literary types in this book are apocalypse, prophecy, and epistle.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Andrea L. Weiss. Figurative language in biblical prose narrative: Metaphor in the book of Samuel. of Samuel in order to investigate the defining features of metaphor and the way metaphor and other forms of figurative language operate in biblical narrative.

This study begins with an analysis of 1 Samuel 25 and a discussion of how to identify and interpret Author: Andrea L Weiss. Figurative Language in Biblical Prose Narrative: Metaphor in the Book of Samuel (Supplements to Vetus Testamentum) By Andrea L. Weiss | Pages | ISBN: X | PDF | 1 MB. The Bible contains many types of figurative language, whether in poetry or prose, gospel or epistle.

Why does God use such literary devices to communicate His word to us. Well, these devices are a part of language. God created language, and gave us the ability to use language creatively for communication and pleasure. You can write a book review and share your experiences.

Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. Speaking of proverbs, the Book of Proverbs has several types of figurative language.

In addition to proverbs in the specific sense just explained, it also contains similes, metaphors, and maxims. (The term maxim is a synonym for proverb; both are short statements of general truths, but proverbs in the narrow sense are metaphorical while maxims.

Publishers Description: This study applies several linguistic approaches and heuristic devices to selected narratives in the book of Samuel in order to investigate the defining features of metaphor and the way metaphor and other forms of figurative language operate in biblical narrative.

She is author of Figurative Language in Biblical Prose Narrative: Metaphor in the Book of Samuel. Professor Rabbi Andrea L. Weiss is Associate Professor of Bible at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in New York and.

Poetry. significance of studying biblical poetry lies largely in the amount of the Bible that is penned in poetic style. No doubt many readers will conjure images of the so-called poetic books in the Old Testament (Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Solomon) upon hearing the term "biblical poetry.".

Narrator, characters, action, hero, quest, plot, time and space, entrances and exits--these are the essential components of all narrative literature. This authoritative and engaging introduction to the literary features of biblical narrative and poetry will help the reader grasp the full significance of these components, allowing them to enter more perceptively into the narrative worlds.

Note: The foregoing article is the introductory segment of Wayne Jackson’s latest book, Biblical Figures of Speech — A Practical Guide to Understanding the Figurative Language of the Bible.

This is a handy book for class study. There are thirteen chapters with work exercises at the end of each chapter.The Art of Biblical Narrative is the best critical work I have read. It does more than just explain. It teaches. It encourages.

It makes the reader want to read the [Hebrew] Bible for the pure pleasure of practicing what has been learned, to discover the literary secrets of the Bible and to enjoy anew the art of reading/5.Figurative language is enlightening; it is picture language that stays in the mind in a unique way.

Consider Hoseawhich describes the crops (corn, grapes, olives) calling to the earth for the necessary things required for growth (nutrients, etc.), and the earth calling to the heavens for moisture, and God hearing and answering by.