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Inventing Hebrews : design and purpose in ancient rhetoric

Author: Michael W Martin, (Professor of New Testament); Jason A Whitlark
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Series: Monograph series (Society for New Testament Studies), 171.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Inventing Hebrews examines a perennial topic in the study of the Letter to the Hebrews, its structure and purpose. Michael Martin and Jason Whitlark undertake a thorough synthesis of the ancient theory of invention and arrangement, providing a new account of Hebrews's design. The key to the speech's outline, the authors argue, is in its use of "disjointed" arrangement, a template ubiquitous in antiquity but little  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael W Martin, (Professor of New Testament); Jason A Whitlark
ISBN: 9781108429467 1108429467 9781108454261 1108454267
OCLC Number: 1014176192
Description: xiv, 305 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Structuring Hebrews: modern approaches to an ancient text --
Part 1. Laying the foundation: syncrisis in Hebrews. 2. Comparing covenants: the syncritical backbone of Hebrews --
3. Choosing the advantageous: deliberative syncrisis & epideictic syncrisis in Hebrews --
Part 2. Arranging the speech: the ancient rhetorical design of Hebrews. 4. Arranging an ancient speech: ancient compositional theory and a proposal for modern analysis --
5. Proving the case: argumentatio in Hebrews --
6. Presenting the facts relevant to the case: narratio in Hebrews --
7. Beginning with favor: exordium in Hebrews --
8. Ending with recapitulation and emotion: peroratio in Hebrews --
9. Putting it all together: the rhetorical arrangement and aim of Hebrews --
10. Examining the implications: early Christian sermons and apostasy in Hebrews.
Series Title: Monograph series (Society for New Testament Studies), 171.
Responsibility: Michael Wade Martin, Lubbock Christian University, Jason A. Whitlark, Baylor University.

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Designed for scholars and other advanced students of the Bible and classical rhetorical theory, Inventing Hebrews proposes that the 'disjointed' form of arrangement, a template ubiquitous in  Read more...

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