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Sexual and marital metaphors in Hosea, Jeremiah, Isaiah, and Ezekiel

Author: Sharon Moughtin
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford Univ. Press, ©2008.
Series: Oxford theological monographs.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sharon Moughtin-Mumby considers the often unrecognised impact of different approaches to metaphor on readings of the prophtic sexual and marital metaphorical language. She outlines a practical and consciously simplified approach to metaphor, placing strong emphasis on the influence of literary context on metaphorical meaning. Drawing on this approach, she read Hosea 4-14, Jeremiah 2:1-4:4, Isaiah, Ezekiel 16 and 23,  Read more...
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Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Moughtin, Sharon, 1976-
Sexual and marital metaphors in Hosea, Jeremiah, Isaiah, and Ezekiel.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford Univ. Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2008299219
(OCoLC)181422203
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon Moughtin
ISBN: 9780191528835 0191528838
OCLC Number: 328097542
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 314 pages).
Contents: Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Hosea 4-14; 2. Jeremiah 2: 1-4: 4; 3. Isaiah; 4. Ezekiel 16 and 23; 5. Hosea 1-3; Conclusions; Works Cited; Index.
Series Title: Oxford theological monographs.
Responsibility: Sharon Moughtin-Mumby.

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Sharon Moughtin-Mumby explores metaphor as a tool of persuasion in the prophetic books of the Hebrew Bible. She emphasises the importance of context and challenges previous scholarship which has read  Read more...

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