Item description for Narrative Syntax and the Hebrew Bible: Papers of the Tilburg Conference 1996 (Biblical Interpretation Series, V. 29) by Christo Merwe, Jan Joosten & Talstra...
Biblical Hebrew grammar was until recently concentrated on the morpho-syntax within sentence boundaries. In the past few decades text-syntactic theories have been developed. At the conference "Narrative Syntax and the Hebrew Bible" (Tilburg 1996) six eminent scholars presented both a paper on Hebrew syntax and a workshop in which Exodus 19-24 or 1 Samuel 1 was studied. Both kinds of contributions are collected in this volume. They tend to lead towards one conclusion: traditional sentence-grammar and text-syntactic studies should not exclude, but include each other. The verb forms, word-order and other syntactic features need to be studied as functioning at more than one level. A combination of a morpho-syntactic study at the sentence level and a text-syntactic approach is thus defended. This publication has also been published in paperback, please click here for details.
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Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.58" Width: 6.38" Height: 0.9" Weight: 1.41 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 1997
Publisher Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN 9004107878 ISBN13 9789004107878
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More About Christo Merwe, Jan Joosten & Talstra
Ellen van Wolde, Ph.D. (1989) in Biblical Studies, University of Nijmegen, is Professor of Old Testament Exegesis and Hebrew at the Tilburg University. She has published on literary and linguistic methodology and semiotics, and on Genesis, Ruth and Job, including "Words become Worlds. Semantic Studies of Genesis 1-11" (Brill, 1994).