Allusive Soundplay in the Hebrew Bible

Allusive Soundplay in the Hebrew Bible

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ISBN10: 1628371447 ISBN13: 9781628371444 Contributors: Kline, Jonathan G. Publisher: Society of Biblical Literature Published: Oct 31 2016 Pages: 155 Weight: 0.55lbs. Height: 9.00" Width: 6.00" Depth: 0.50" Edition: 1st Edition Language: English

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This book focuses on the way the biblical writers used allusive soundplay to construct theological discourse, that is, in service of their efforts to describe the nature of God and God's relationship to humanity. By showing that a variety of biblical books contain examples of allusive soundplay employed for this purpose, Kline demonstrates that this literary device played an important role in the growth of the biblical text as a whole and in the development of ancient Israelite and early Jewish theological traditions.

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