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Author Lavik, Marta Høyland.

Title A people tall and smooth-skinned : the rhetoric of Isaiah 18 / by Marta Høyland Lavik
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 274 pages)
Series Supplements to Vetus Testamentum, 0083-5889 ; v. 112
Supplements to Vetus Testamentum ; v. 112. 0083-5889
Contents PREFACE; ABBREVIATIONS; CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER TWO STROPHE I: 18:1-2; CHAPTER THREE STROPHE II: 18:3; CHAPTER FOUR STROPHE III: 18:4; CHAPTER FIVE STROPHE IV: 18:5; CHAPTER SIX STROPHE V: 18:6; CHAPTER SEVEN STROPHE VI: 18:7; CHAPTER EIGHT CONCLUSION; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX OF AUTHORS; INDEX OF PASSAGES
Summary Presents an analysis of the persuasive artistry of Isaiah 18, such as how Isa 18 is designed in order to persuade an ancient audience. Pursuing the analysis from various angles: the textual design, the motifs, and the rhetoric of the text, this book shows how the various strophes within each stanza of Isa 18 relate to one another
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-256) and index
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Subject Bible. Isaiah, XVIII -- Criticism, interpretation, etc
Rhetoric in the Bible.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006051754
ISBN 9047411226 (electronic bk.)
9789047411222 (electronic bk.)