The Resource Biblical ambiguities : metaphor, semantics, and divine imagery, by David H. Aaron

Biblical ambiguities : metaphor, semantics, and divine imagery, by David H. Aaron

Label
Biblical ambiguities : metaphor, semantics, and divine imagery
Title
Biblical ambiguities
Title remainder
metaphor, semantics, and divine imagery
Statement of responsibility
by David H. Aaron
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This volume poses as its central question: when we read a passage in the Hebrew Bible, how do we know whether the passage was meant literally or metaphorically? This study argues that our assumptions as to how language works influences the way we interpret biblical texts
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
221.6/6
Index
index present
LC call number
BS1199.R5
LC item number
A33 2001eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Brill reference library of ancient Judaism,
Series volume
v. 4
Label
Biblical ambiguities : metaphor, semantics, and divine imagery, by David H. Aaron
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-214) and indexes
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Table of Contents; Preface; 1. Introduction: Ambiguity and Figurative Speech; 2. Distinguishing Metaphors from Non-Metaphors; 3. A Non-Binary Conceptualization of Meaning; 4. Toward a Model for Gradient Judgments; 5. Typicality Conditions and Relevance; 6. Metaphor as a Gradient Judgment; 7. Idolatry: The Most Challenging Metaphor; 8. Aniconism as a Narrowing of the Conditions-of-Relevance; 9. Conclusion; Bibliography of Works Cited; Index of Names and Subjects; Index of Scriptural References
Control code
ocm57190058
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 221 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781417561582
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b22220914
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)57190058
  • pebcs1417561580

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