Congress Volume Cambridge 1995 by J a Emerton

By J a Emerton

This quantity publishes the papers given through invitation on the 15th Congress of the overseas association for the research of the outdated testomony, which was once held at Cambridge in July 1995, below the Presidency of J.A. Emerton. The articles conceal quite a lot of topics suitable to the research of the previous testomony, and replicate the continued debate on numerous subject matters one of the world's best modern previous testomony students.

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Meyer, H. Donner and U. , 1987). S. Gevirtz, "l,Ieret in the Manufacture of the Golden Calf", Biblica 65 (1984), pp. 377-81. A. L. Ginsberg, The Ugarit Texts (Hebrew) (Jerusalem, 1936). E. ), Gesenius' Hebrew Grammar as edited and enlarged by the late E. Kautzsch (2nd edn, Oxford, 1910 = the 28th German edn). A. Guillaume, "A Contribution to Hebrew Lexicography", BSOAS 16 (1954), pp. 1-11. - - - , "Hebrewand Arabic Lexicography. A Comparative Study", Abr-Nahrain 1 195960 (1961), pp. 3-35; " ...

Metonymy; poetry expresses it metaphorically, through relations of likeness and difference. ("Poetics and Parallelism", p. 72) Landy's description of (poetic) metaphor is very dose to that of John Briggs and Richard Monaco, who distinguish between the poetic and non-poetic uses of metaphor. In the everyday use of metaphors for clarification or persuasion, the emphasis is nearly always on the sirnilarity between terms; in poetic metaphor it is on the tension 0/ both the similarities and dissimilarities between them (Briggs and Monaco, p.

Weiss, Meir, The Bible from Within (Jerusalem, 1984). THE END OF THE MALE CULT PROSTITUTE: A LITERARY -HISTORICAL AND SOCIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF HEBREW QADES-QEDEslM by PHYLLIS A. BIRD Evanston, Illinois In this article I shall argue that the predication of a class of "male cult prostitutes" in ancient Israel on the basis of occurrences in the MT of the terms q├Ądes and qedesfm is questionable on literary, linguistic, and sociological grounds. Briefly summarized, the arguments are as follows: (1) the expression "male cult prostitute" does not correspond to any ancient locution; (2) the institution as reconstructed in the secondary literature does not make sense in terms of current understandings of the social and religious organization of ancient Israel and the ancient Near East; (3) the textual evidence exhibits no first-hand knowledge of the institution.

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