A Prophet in Debate (häftad)
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Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
372
Utgivningsdatum
2009-11-01
Förlag
Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Medarbetare
Moller, Karl
Illustrationer
Illustrations, black and white
Dimensioner
234 x 156 x 20 mm
Vikt
518 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
49:B&W 6.14 x 9.21 in or 234 x 156 mm (Royal 8vo) Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam
ISBN
9780567003638
A Prophet in Debate (häftad)

A Prophet in Debate

The Rhetoric of Persuasion in the Book of Amos

Häftad Engelska, 2009-11-01
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An investigation of the literary structure and rhetorical challenge that prompted the book's production. Moller argues that the book of Amos captures and presents the debate between Amos and his eighth-century audience. When read in the light of Israel's fall, the presentation of Amos struggling (and failing) to convince his contemporaries of the imminent divine punishment functions as a powerful warning to subsequent Judaean readers.
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This is an important book on a stunning prophet (and his galvanizing Hebrew) on several counts. First, the footnoted and bibliography display a massive acquaintance with the study of the book of Amos over the past century. Second, Moller is refreshingly conservative in his respect for the integrity of the text and the provenance of the book. Third, our author is a skilled Hebraist with penetrating insights into the organizing structure of the entire book. Fourth, Moller makes a very persuasive case for retaining chapter nine as coming from the prophet Amos. Kerux, May 2005--Sanford Lakoff This is an important book on a stunning prophet. Kerux, May 2005

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Karl Moller received his Ph.D. from Cheltenham &Gloucester College, UK, where he now works as a researcher in the School of Theology and Religious Studies.