Hebrew rhetoric, biblical rhetoric
There is now a growing consensus that the eighth and seventh centuries produced a distinctive Hebrew rhetoric that enabled writers, even down into New Testament times, to use both words and structures to communicate with readers in ways that have been largely invisible to modern Western interpreters. In this essay, the efforts of two leaders of this movement in Biblical studies to explain and defend their respective versions of this developing approach are reviewed.
Original Publication Citation
Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture, 17 (2016), 91-98.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Reynolds, Noel B., "The Return of Rhetorical Analysis to Bible Studies" (2015). All Faculty Publications. 1916.
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